Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Monday, Oct. 4, 1999

Published October 4, 1999 4:00PM (EDT)


In the new daily series The List (7 p.m., VH1), celebrities argue their choices for a music-related list of the day. In the first episode, Melissa Etheridge, Kathy Najimy (Peggy on "King of the Hill"), French Stewart (Harry on "3rd Rock") and some guy from Spin magazine debate "The Best Song of All Time." Doug has a painful stapler accident on The King of Queens (8 p.m., CBS). On 7th Heaven (8 p.m., WB), a parishioner seeks Eric's counsel about her fianci's sexism. Stabler and Benson investigate the case of a teen model found beaten and dumped in front of a hospital on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (9 p.m., NBC). Bebe Neuwirth guests. Frank develops a gambling habit on Everybody Loves Raymond (9 p.m., CBS). Investigative Reports (9 p.m. EDT/10 PDT, A&E) offers "To Russia for Love: Mail Order Brides," a look at a booming business catering to American men who prefer foreign wives. On Family Law (10 p.m., CBS), Lynn takes on the case of a white woman trying to gain sole custody of her children because their father is teaching them to hate black people.

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Bills at Dolphins (9 p.m., ABC)

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Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Melissa Etheridge, Christie Brinkley

David Letterman (CBS) Harrison Ford, David Bowie

Jay Leno (NBC) Arsenio Hall, Alyssa Milano, Robert Palmer

Politically Incorrect (ABC) Marlee Matlin, Kid Rock

Conan O'Brien (NBC) Richard Belzer, Luscious Jackson (rerun)

By Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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