Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Tuesday, June 27, 2000

By Joyce Millman

Published June 27, 2000 6:55PM (EDT)

Series

On a rerun of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (8 p.m., WB), Willow worries that Oz is attracted to singer Veruca. Johnny Carson sidekick Ed McMahon -- the original Hank Kingsley -- is profiled on a new Biography (8 p.m., A&E). Thurgood turns the boiler room into a beauty shop on The PJs (9:30 p.m., Fox). Dateline NBC (10 p.m., NBC) looks at the danger posed by drowsy drivers. On a rerun of NYPD Blue (10 p.m., ABC), Kirkendall's drug-trafficking ex escapes from federal custody, and Martinez is promoted out of the precinct.

Specials

The documentary Howard Hughes: His Women, His Movies (8 p.m. ET/10 PT, Turner Classic Movies) chronicles the loopy billionaire's infatuation with actresses and moviemaking. Billy Zane narrates. Another Tinseltown documentary, Hollywood at Your Feet: The Story of the Chinese Theatre Footprints (8 p.m., American Movie Classics), looks at some of the legendary figures who left their mark in wet cement outside the Hollywood landmark.

Sports

Baseball:
Braves at Expos (7 p.m., TBS)

Tennis:
Wimbledon (Noon, TNT)

Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Charlize Theron, Michael Clarke Duncan (rerun)
David Letterman (CBS) Jim Belushi, Third Eye Blind
Jay Leno (NBC) Rene Russo, Heath Ledger
Politically Incorrect (ABC) Christopher Titus, Michael McDonald
Conan O'Brien (NBC) Carmen Electra, Phish
Craig Kilborn (CBS) Sherilyn Fenn, Glen Campbell


Joyce Millman

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