Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Thursday, Sept. 21, 2000



Joyce Millman
September 21, 2000 9:09PM (UTC)

Series

Everybody Loves Raymond (8:30 p.m., CBS) reruns the one in which Robert's sexual orientation is in question. On Survivor (9 p.m., CBS), Gervase compares women to cows. Also, CBS's extra-large modesty dot makes its first appearance, superimposed on -- say it with me now -- Richard's big white ass. MTV jumps on the reality-game-show craze with Fear (10 p.m., MTV), in which six contestants have to spend a weekend in an abandoned prison that just might be haunted. Oh, yeah -- they're armed only with video cameras and headsets. Omigod! Did you hear something? Ahhhhhhhhhh!

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Sports

Olympic highlights:
Swimming (10 a.m.-noon, NBC)
Softball, U.S. vs. Australia (10 a.m.-5 p.m., MSNBC)
Boxing (5 p.m.- 9 p.m., CNBC)
Women's gymnastics, swimming (7 p.m.-midnight, NBC)
Men's basketball, U.S. vs. Lithuania (12:35 a.m.-2:05 a.m., NBC)

Talk

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Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) John Lithgow, Sisqo
David Letterman (CBS) Jennifer Lopez, Colleen Haskell from "Survivor" (rerun)
Politically Incorrect (ABC) Gilbert Gottfried, Rebecca Hagelin

All times Eastern unless noted.


Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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