Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for
Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000

Published February 17, 2000 5:00PM (EST)


The gang imagines what their lives might be like on the road not taken in a special one-hour Friends (8 p.m., NBC). A boy wants to be a cheerleader on Popular (8 p.m., WB). Director Jane Campion ("The Piano," "Holy Smoke") is the guest on the premiere of Conversations in World Cinema (9 p.m., Sundance Channel), a series of filmmaker profiles. Frasier is upstaged by a sassy radio newcomer and Niles takes up kickboxing on Frasier (9 p.m., NBC). ER (10 p.m., NBC) bids farewell to one of the staffers shot in last week's rampage by a deranged patient who is still on the loose. On 20/20 Downtown (10 p.m., ABC), prominent African-Americans, including actor Danny Glover and singer Darius "Hootie" Rucker, talk about their personal experiences with racism.

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Avalanche at Devils (7:30 p.m., ESPN2)

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Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) "Real People" update

David Letterman (CBS) Tom Snyder interviews Mike Myers, Roseanne and Bonnie Hunt

Jay Leno (NBC) Kurt Warner, the Dixie Chicks

Politically Incorrect (ABC) Kristen Johnston, John Gray

Conan O'Brien (NBC) Matthew Modine, Beck

Craig Kilborn (CBS) Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kelli Williams

By Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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