Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Thursday, Jan. 20, 2000

By Joyce Millman
Published January 20, 2000 5:00PM (EST)

Series

On Popular (8 p.m., WB), an outcast presents his harassment case against the popular crowd in a mock trial. Biography (8 p.m. ET/9 PT, A&E) has a new profile of Harold Robbins, flamboyant author of sexy potboilers like "The Carpetbaggers." ER (10 p.m., NBC) reruns the episode where Alan Alda comes on board as the new attending physician. Brian Wilson talks about life after the Beach Boys on 20/20 Downtown (10 p.m., ABC).

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Sports

Hockey:

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

Stars at Kings (10 p.m., ESPN2)

College basketball:

Michigan State at Ohio State (7 p.m., ESPN)

DePaul at Louisville (9 p.m., ESPN)

New Mexico State at Long Beach State (Midnight, ESPN)

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Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Jason Priestley, Dame Edna

David Letterman (CBS) Bruce Willis, Will Ferrell, Carole King (rerun)

Jay Leno (NBC) Robin Williams (rerun)

Politically Incorrect (ABC) Studs Terkel, Dick Butkus

Conan O'Brien (NBC) Rosie O'Donnell, Serena Williams (rerun)

Craig Kilborn (CBS) Al Franken, Amanda Peet


Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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