Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Monday, Jan. 22, 2001


Joyce Millman
January 22, 2001 11:21PM (UTC)

Series

On Ally McBeal (9 p.m., Fox), Larry reveals a secret, John meets a man from Melanie's past and Chubby Checker drops by the bar for a twist party. Everybody Loves Raymond (9 p.m., CBS) reruns the one where Ray tries to louse up Robert's good fortune. On 100 Centre Street (9 p.m., A&E), Legal Aid lawyer Ramon Rodriguez (Manny Perez) lets sex get in the way of his job, with tragic results. The daughter of the hospital's psychiatry chief commits suicide on Cherry's watch on Gideon's Crossing (10 p.m., ABC).

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Specials

Count Basie, Billie Holiday and Coleman Hawkins take center stage for tonight's episode of Jazz (9 p.m., PBS, check local listings). The new cable movie What Makes a Family (9 p.m., Lifetime) stars Brooke Shields as a lesbian fighting for custody of her daughter after her partner (Cherry Jones) dies. It's followed by the documentary All Kinds of Families (11 p.m., Lifetime), which profiles gay and lesbian parents, including the real-life couple the movie was based on.

Sports

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Hockey:
Kings at Flyers (7 p.m., ESPN2)

Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Janine Turner, Shelby Lynne
David Letterman (CBS) TBA
Jay Leno (NBC) Jon Gruden, Sting
Politically Incorrect (ABC) Kim Coles, Dick Schaap
Conan O'Brien (NBC) Jackie Chan, Amy Rigby (rerun)

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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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