Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2000

By Joyce Millman
September 19, 2000 10:44PM (UTC)
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Last week, Oprah (syndicated, check local times) chatted with Al Gore; today, the queen of daytime TV gives Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush equal time. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (8 p.m., WB) reruns last season's finale, in which a demon stalks the Scoobys in their dreams. The castaways hunt for buried treasure in Episode Four of Survivor (9 p.m., CBS). P.O.V. (check local times, PBS) presents "KPFA on the Air," a documentary about the nation's oldest alternative public radio station, Berkeley's KPFA, which has recently suffered labor-management strife of epic proportions. Alice Walker narrates.



Leeza Gibbons and a panel of teens discuss school violence, depression, peer pressure and other topics in The Teen Files: Surviving High School (8 p.m., UPN).


Indians at Red Sox (7 p.m., ESPN)
Mets at Braves (7:35 p.m., TBS)


Olympic highlights:
Swimming (10 a.m.-noon, NBC)
Archery, men's soccer, softball (10 a.m.-5 p.m., MSNBC)
Tennis (5 p.m.-9 p.m., CNBC)
Women's gymnastics, swimming (7 p.m.-midnight, NBC)
Men's basketball, U.S. vs. Italy (12:35 a.m.-2:05 a.m., NBC)


Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Allison Janney, Melanie Griffith
David Letterman (CBS) Kathie Lee Gifford (rerun)
Politically Incorrect (ABC) The Rev. Jesse Jackson, Howard Kurtz


All times Eastern unless noted.

Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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