Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2000


Joyce Millman
December 13, 2000 11:58PM (UTC)

Series

On Ed (8 p.m., NBC), Ed helps Warren impress a cheerleader and tangles with Carol's old high school crush (guest Grant Show). Jim's newfound celebrity gains him access to a hip nightspot on Welcome to New York (8:30 p.m., CBS). On The West Wing (9 p.m., NBC), it's Christmas at the White House, but Josh isn't feeling too cheery -- he's suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of the shooting. Felicity (9 p.m., WB) has its last episode until spring (the unbearable "Jack and Jill" will take its place after Christmas). A youth hockey coach is beaten to death and the defendant claims a "sports rage" defense on Law & Order (10 p.m., NBC).

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Specials

The campy new TV movie A Diva's Christmas Carol (9 p.m., VH1) stars Vanessa Williams as Ebony Scrooge, a Supremely self-centered singing star who learns the true meaning of Christmas after she's paid a visit from some ghosts. Kathy Griffin, Chilli from TLC and John Taylor from Duran Duran (talk about ghosts) costar.

Sports

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Basketball:
Spurs at Suns (8 p.m., TNT)
Lakers at Trail Blazers (10:30 p.m., TNT)

Hockey:
Flyers at Avalanche (8 p.m., ESPN)

Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Bradley Whitford
David Letterman (CBS) Alec Baldwin
Jay Leno (NBC) Sandra Bullock, Ashton Kutcher
Politically Incorrect (ABC) Joan Rivers, Michael York
Conan O'Brien (NBC) Sarah Silverman, Nancy Cartwright

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All times Eastern unless noted.


Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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