Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Thursday, March 9, 2000

Published March 9, 2000 5:00PM (EST)


Ross is attracted to one of his students
on Friends (8 p.m., NBC). The new
animated series God, the Devil and
Bob (8:30 p.m., NBC)
premieres. Bob
(French Stewart) is a regular guy whose
soul becomes the prize in a bet between
God (James Garner) and the Devil (Alan
Cumming). In the show, God looks like
Jerry Garcia, which was a funny gag --
when "Roseanne" did it five years ago.
48 Hours (10 p.m., CBS) has a
show about "cold" murder cases that were
eventually solved. From Springsteen's
consigliere to Silvio on "The
Sopranos": 20/20 Downtown (10 p.m.,
interviews the multifaceted
Steve Van Zandt.

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College basketball:

Atlantic 10 Tournament (Noon, ESPN;
9 p.m., ESPN2)

Big East Tournament (Noon, 7 p.m.,
ESPN2; 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 9 p.m., ESPN)

ACC Tournament (7 p.m., ESPN)

Mountain West Tournament (Midnight,

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Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated)
Judge Judy, Don Cheadle, Philip Seymour

Charlie Rose (PBS) Roman

David Letterman (CBS) Dana
Carvey hosts Cindy Margolis

Jay Leno (NBC) Rick Schroder,
Eric Benet

Politically Incorrect (ABC)
Penn Jillette, James "Spike" Marsters

Conan O'Brien (NBC) Jim
Carrey, Tony Bennett (rerun)

By Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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