Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Tuesday, July 6, 1999


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Joyce Millman
July 6, 1999 8:00PM (UTC)

Series

P.O.V. (check local times, PBS) presents "Rabbit in the Moon," Emiko Omori's documentary about her family's experiences as Japanese-Americans in a WWII internment camp. The film won a 1999 Sundance Award for best cinematography. Noel finds out that his brother is gay on a rerun of Felicity (9 p.m., WB). Behind the Music (9 p.m., VH1) profiles Weird Al Yankovic. For real. But why? On a rerun of Will & Grace (9:30 p.m., NBC), Will feels the tug of fatherhood when Grace brings home a puppy. 48 Hours (10 p.m., CBS) reports on the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. Sipowicz and Fancy clash over the department's handling of a racially charged case on a repeat of NYPD Blue (10 p.m., ABC).

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Specials

Jessica Wu's documentary The Living Museum (7:30 p.m., HBO) profiles the mentally ill patients whose artwork is displayed at the Living Museum, an art studio affiliated with a New York psychiatric hospital. In the documentary The Search for Shangri-La (check local times, PBS), writer Mark Shand and historian Charles Allen journey into the Himalayas in hopes of finding tangible evidence of the lost paradise of Tibetan Buddhist lore.

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Sports

Baseball:

Marlins at Braves (7:35 p.m., TBS)

WNBA:

Liberty at Mystics (7:30 p.m., ESPN)

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Talk

David Letterman (CBS) Chris Rock, Oliver Platt

Jay Leno (NBC) Jeff Bridges, Leslie Mann, the Go-Go's

Politically Incorrect (ABC) Jerry Lewis, Penn Jillette (rerun)

Conan O'Brien (NBC) Mira Sorvino, Margaret Smith


Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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