Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Tuesday, Aug. 17, 1999


Joyce Millman
August 17, 1999 8:00PM (UTC)

Series

CBS tries to spread the word about Sammo Hung with a five-night Martial Law marathon (8 p.m., CBS). One rerun of the entertaining chop-socky series airs each night through Saturday. Buffy's mom leads a witch hunt on a rerun of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (8 p.m., WB). Will & Grace (9 p.m., NBC) reruns the one where the roomies vie for the attention of a sexually ambiguous new neighbor, followed by the one (9:30 p.m.) where Grace unilaterally decides to renovate the bathrooms. Isaac's stroke places Dana in the power seat on a rerun of Sports Night (9:30 p.m., ABC). On a rerun of NYPD Blue (10 p.m., ABC), Kirkendall goes undercover as a heroin-addicted hooker to nail the sleaze responsible for Dolores' death.

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Sports

Baseball:

Braves at Rockies ( 9 p.m., TBS)

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Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Hugh Grant, Christine Lahti (rerun)

David Letterman (CBS) Lara Flynn Boyle, Everclear

Jay Leno (NBC) Sharon Stone, Mary J. Blige

Charlie Rose (PBS) Art fraud panel

Politically Incorrect (ABC) Tom Green, Lesley Ann Warren

Conan O'Brien (NBC) LL Cool J.

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Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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