Blue Glow

The world's best athletes get trophies and free booze at Monte Carlo's "Laureus Awards."


Joyce Millman
June 6, 2000 10:12PM (UTC)

Series

On a rerun of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (8 p.m., WB), Adam escapes from the Initiative's headquarters and the soldier boys can do precious little about it. Dilbert (8:30 p.m., UPN) begins a two-parter where Dilbert is infected by a space virus. On a rerun of Angel (9 p.m., WB), our boy helps a woman whose doctor is stalking her in a most unusual manner. The new NBC sitcom M.Y.O.B. (9:30 p.m., NBC) -- actually, it's a sitcom that didn't make the cut this past fall or spring -- was executive produced by Don Roos, who did the Christina Ricci movie "The Opposite of Sex." Katharine Towne stars as a Ricci-esque runaway teen who goes to live with her no-nonsense aunt (Lauren Graham), who might be her birth mother. Thurgood sees a vision of a black Jesus and gets religion on The PJs (9:30 p.m., Fox).

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Specials

The world's best athletes are honored in the first Laureus World Sports Award (8 p.m., TNT), which takes place in Monte Carlo (the site of last week's supremely Eurotrashy World Music Awards telecast). Ashley Judd, Dylan McDermott, Jeff Bridges and Sylvester Stallone are among the celebs handing out the trophies.

Sports

Baseball:
Blue Jays at Braves (7:35 p.m., TBS)

Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Kenneth Branagh, John Spencer
David Letterman (CBS) Lisa Kudrow, Steve Earle
Jay Leno (NBC) Angelina Jolie
Politically Incorrect (ABC) Donato Dalyrymple, Jill Sobule
Conan O'Brien (NBC) Nathan Lane, Rachel Dratch, Loudon Wainwright III

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Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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