Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Thursday, Sept. 28, 2000



Joyce Millman
September 28, 2000 9:22PM (UTC)

Series

Everybody Loves Raymond (8:30 p.m., CBS) repeats last season's finale, a flashback to what went wrong with Robert's marriage. The new reality series Hospital (9 p.m., Discovery Channel) observes the daily drama at Duke University Medical Center. Not to be confused with "Hopkins 24/7," "Code Blue: New Orleans," "Trauma: Life in the ER" or "Maternity Ward." Snapping at the heels of "Crocodile Hunter," we have the new series Shark Gordon (10 p.m., Animal Planet), in which intrepid Aussie Ian "Shark" Gordon gets insanely close to the eating machines of death.

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Specials

The documentary This Joint Is Jumpin' (8 p.m., Bravo) chronicles the history of swing music, from Count Basie to the Brian Setzer Orchestra.

Sports

Baseball:
Braves at Mets (7:05 p.m., TBS)

Olympic highlights:
Diving (10 a.m.-noon, NBC)
Women's soccer, tennis (10 a.m.-5 p.m., MSNBC)
Tennis (5 p.m.-9 p.m., CNBC)
Diving, track and field (7 p.m.-midnight, NBC)
Men's basketball (12:35 a.m.-2:05 a.m., NBC)

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Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Tony Danza
David Letterman (CBS) Ray Romano, LL Cool J.
Politically Incorrect (ABC) Martin Mull, Julie Cypher
Craig Kilborn (CBS) Leah Remini, Adam Garcia

All times Eastern unless noted.


Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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