Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Wednesday, Dec. 15, 1999

Published December 15, 1999 5:00PM (EST)


Dawson, Joey and Andie travel to Boston for a student film festival and a tour of Ivy League universities on Dawson's Creek (8 p.m., WB). Can't you picture Joey at Radcliffe (on a scholarship, of course)? She's the Ali MacGraw of the new millennium. It's Christmas at the White House on The West Wing (9 p.m., NBC), and a crisis looms -- the President hasn't done his shopping yet. Drew thinks Kate finds him boring, so he desperately seeks ways to liven up their dates on The Drew Carey Show (9 p.m., ABC). On Norm (9:30 p.m., ABC), Laurie accidentally shoots Santa Claus, whom she mistakes for a burglar.

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Walter Payton, Payne Stewart and Joe DiMaggio are among those remembered in SportsCenter: Legends of Our Time (8 p.m., ESPN), a look back at sports greats who died in 1999. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: The Greatest Millennium (11 p.m., Comedy Central) wraps up the past 2,000 in satirical fashion, with segments from "Daily Show" correspondents Beth Littleford, Vance DeGeneres, Lewis Black and Steve Carell.

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Raptors at 76ers (8 p.m., TBS)


Kings at Rangers (7 p.m., ESPN2)

Mighty Ducks at Avalanche (10 p.m., ESPN2)

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Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Gwyneth Paltrow, Jewel

David Letterman (NBC) Danny DeVito

Jay Leno (NBC) Geena Davis, Chow Yun-Fat

Politically Incorrect (ABC) Julie Warner

Conan O'Brien (NBC) Julianne Moore, Michael Stipe

By Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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