Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001

By Joyce Millman
Published January 3, 2001 6:37PM (EST)

Series

On Bette (8 p.m., CBS), Miss M appears on "The View" and tells a big fib. Marsha lends Jim her cat to control a rat problem, with dire consequences, on Welcome to New York (8:30 p.m., CBS). The West Wing (9 p.m., NBC) reruns the conclusion of the shooting episode, which flashes back to Bartlett on the campaign trail assembling his team. Masterpiece Theatre (9 p.m., PBS, check local listings) continues its "American Collection" series with a new adaptation of Henry James' "The American," starring Matthew Modine as a nouveau riche American in Paris.

Sports

College football:
Orange Bowl: Oklahoma vs. Florida State (8 p.m., ABC)

Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Ryan Phillippe, Delta Burke (rerun)
David Letterman (CBS) Matthew Broderick, David Gray (rerun)
Jay Leno (NBC) Bob Newhart, Megan Mullaly
Conan O'Brien (NBC) Benicio Del Toro
Craig Kilborn (CBS) Don Cheadle, John Hiatt

All times Eastern unless noted.


Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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