Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2000


Joyce Millman
February 23, 2000 10:00PM (UTC)

Series

On a bonus Buffy the Vampire Slayer (8 p.m., WB) rerun from last season, Buffy slays a telepathic demon, inherits its power to hear others' thoughts and discovers a plot for a school massacre. A bonus Angel (9 p.m., WB) reruns Doyle's last episode. On The West Wing (9 p.m., NBC), Bartlet flies to the West Coast for a Hollywood fund-raiser, and Jorjan Fox ("ER") joins the cast as Zoe's new Secret Service agent. On The Drew Carey Show (9 p.m., ABC), Drew makes a deal with the devil in hopes of getting a cushy new job. NYPD Blue (10 p.m., ABC) airs a bonus first-run episode in which Jones helps out Sipowicz and Sorenson on a case and Russell and Kirkendall land a gruesome murder case.

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Specials

Rosie O'Donnell hosts the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards (8 p.m., CBS). Performers include Santana, the Dixie Chicks, Elton John (who receives a special tribute), Will Smith, Sting, Britney Spears and Ricky Martin. What a month it's been for Fox! Continuing a sweeps to remember, it's Robbie Knievel's Head-On Train Jump (8 p.m., Fox), followed by Secrets of Street Magicians Finally Revealed (9 p.m., Fox). Oh, what will Fox dream up for the May sweeps? We can hardly wait.

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Sports

Hockey:

Blues at Sharks (10 p.m., ESPN2)

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Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Backstage at the Grammys

David Letterman (CBS) Dave hosts Julia Roberts

Jay Leno (NBC) Ben Affleck, Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue's cover model revealed

Politically Incorrect (ABC) Helen Gurley Brown, Scott Weiland

Conan O'Brien (NBC) Alex Kingston, Kevin Pollak

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Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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