Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Thursday, July 8, 1999

Published July 8, 1999 4:00PM (EDT)


Former first lady Pat Nixon, Dick's silently suffering better half, is profiled on a new Biography (8 p.m. EDT/9 PDT, A&E). Thurgood takes Calvin and Juicy on a camping trip in the neighborhood on a rerun of The PJs (9:30 p.m., Fox). Will, Grace, Jack and Karen spend a weekend in Vermont on a repeat of Will & Grace (9:30 p.m., NBC). Attention Karen fans: The lazy city snob gets all the best lines in this one. Bravo Profiles (10 p.m. EDT/10:30 PDT, Bravo) presents "The Trials of Dominick Dunne," a biography of the writer who found a second career chronicling the courtroom battles of O.J. Simpson, the Menendez brothers and other rich and privileged defendants. Eriq La Salle's Benton has an episode all to himself on a rerun of ER (10 p.m., NBC) in which he spends his vacation doctoring in a rural Mississippi clinic. Vanished (10 p.m., ABC) turns back the clock for a look at the 1932 kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby. 48 Hours (10 p.m., CBS) reports on advances in reproductive technology and the rise in multiple births.

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Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Mel Gibson, Rebecca DeMornay (rerun)

David Letterman (CBS) Jay Thomas, John Mayall

Jay Leno (NBC) Adrian Brody, Jamiroquai

Charlie Rose (PBS) Arthur Miller, Kevin Spacey, Brian Dennehy (rerun)

Politically Incorrect (ABC) Snoop Dogg, Michael Medved (rerun)

Conan O'Brien (NBC) Alyson Hannigan, Al Roker

By Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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