Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Monday, Dec. 4, 2000


Joyce Millman
December 4, 2000 11:09PM (UTC)

Series

On Ally McBeal (9 p.m., Fox), Nelle and Ling have a wager over which of them is more desired, John angers Kimmy's mother (Marlo Thomas) and Elaine is at the center of a sexual harassment suit against the firm. Jack Klugman guests on Third Watch (10 p.m., NBC) as a feisty oldster whose son (Dan Lauria) wants to put him in a retirement home.

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Specials

The new cable movie Range of Motion (9 p.m., Lifetime) stars Rebecca DeMornay as a woman whose faith is tested when her husband is left comatose after a freak accident. Henry Czerny and Melanie Mayron costar. The leggy grandma plays one of her final concerts at London's Wembley Stadium in Tina Turner: One Last Time (10 p.m., CBS); then she's back to pitching shmattes in Target ads. Emmy-winning special Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill (10 p.m., HBO) gets another showing. The cross-dressing comedian knocks 'em dead in a San Francisco performance. The Concorde: The Plane That Fell to Earth (10 p.m., History Channel) examines the July crash of Air France's Concorde Flight 4590.

Sports

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Football:
Chiefs at Patriots (9 p.m., ABC)

Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Marc Anthony, Kathie Lee Gifford
David Letterman (CBS) Kirsten Dunst
Jay Leno (NBC) Calista Flockhart (rerun)
Conan O'Brien (NBC) William Shatner, Sonic Youth (rerun)

All times Eastern unless noted.

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Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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