Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Thursday, May 11, 2000

By Joyce Millman

Published May 11, 2000 4:00PM (EDT)

Series

Rachel wants to dump the very strange Paul (Bruce Willis) on Friends (8 p.m., NBC). On Frasier (9 p.m., NBC), stress over her impending marriage and unresolved issues with Niles send Daphne to a therapist (guest S. Epatha Merkerson). The sisters battle the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse on Charmed (9 p.m., WB). Julianna Margulies says goodbye to ER (10 p.m., NBC) after six graceful seasons as nurse Carol Hathaway. In Margulies' swan song, a dying woman teaches Carol a lesson about motherhood. 20/20 Downtown (10 p.m., ABC) has a segment about surviving worst-case scenarios.

Specials

Powers of the Paranormal: Live on Stage (8 p.m., Fox) is a two-hour Fox sweeps extravaganza in which psychics, spirit channelers and other practitioners of the paranormal do their stuff. Put your hands on the television and believe!

Sports

Baseball:

Braves at Marlins (7 p.m., TBS)

NBA Playoffs:

Trail Blazers at Jazz (8 p.m., TNT)

Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Susan Sarandon, Martha Stewart

David Letterman (CBS) Kathie Lee Gifford, Debra Messing

Jay Leno (NBC) Dennis Quaid, Cindy Crawford, Mary J. Blige

Politically Incorrect (ABC) Alan Dershowitz, Snoop Doggy Dogg

Conan O'Brien (NBC) Ethan Hawke, Jerry Springer, Supergrass


Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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