Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Monday, April 17, 2000.

Published April 17, 2000 4:00PM (EDT)


On The King of Queens (8 p.m., CBS), Doug becomes a Big Brother to a fatherless kid, but for all the wrong reasons. Rugrats (8 p.m., Nickelodeon) has its annual showing of "A Rugrats Passover." Ally McBeal (9 p.m., Fox) introduces James LeGros as new associate Mark Albert, who helps Ally and Ling defend a woman accused of murdering her philandering husband. Debra continues her futile quest for some time alone on Everybody Loves Raymond (9 p.m., CBS). Masterpiece Theatre (check local listings, PBS) concludes its two-part adaptation of "David Copperfield." Max is fixated on Tess on Roswell (9 p.m., WB).


The new TV movie Trapped in a Purple Haze (8 p.m., ABC) is the story of suburban teens who get hooked on smack. Jonathan Jackson, Carly Pope and JoBeth Williams star. The documentary Gimme Some Truth (10 p.m., Bravo) chronicles the recording of John Lennon's "Imagine" album, and includes appearances by George Harrison, Miles Davis, Phil Spector, Jack Nicholson and, of course, Yoko. Bill Russell: My Life, My Way (10 p.m., HBO) profiles the legendary Boston Celtics center, coach and civil rights activist.



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

NHL playoffs:

Capitals at Penguins (7 p.m., ESPN)

Maple Leafs at Senators (7 p.m., ESPN2)

Red Wings at Kings (10 p.m., ESPN2)


Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Aaliyah, Iman

David Letterman (CBS) Woody Harrelson, Filter (rerun)

Jay Leno (NBC) Harvey Keitel, Bob Costas

Politically Incorrect (ABC) Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, David Cross

Conan O'Brien (NBC) Christopher Walken, Joe Montana (rerun)

Blue Glow will return Tuesday, April 25.

By Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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