Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Thursday, March 22, 2001

Published March 22, 2001 6:10PM (EST)


The impending arrival of Richard's mother sends the Gilmores into a panic on Gilmore Girls (8 p.m., WB). Will & Grace (9 p.m., NBC) reruns the one where Will and Jack compete for the same guy and Grace dates a man with 11 toes. Andy Richter guests as a high school friend of Maya's who has become a famed motivational speaker on a rerun of Just Shoot Me (9:30 p.m., NBC).


The 1997 action flick Spawn (8 p.m., Fox) stars Michael Jai White as the comic book superhero who makes a pact with the devil to get another chance at life. "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone's raunchy 1998 comedy BASEketball (9 p.m., USA) gets its first TV airing. "Daily Show" film critic Frank DeCaro dishes and spoofs the Oscar nominees from a gay perspective in Out at the Movies Fabulous Big 'O' Special (11:30 p.m., Comedy Central).


College basketball:
NCAA tournament (7:30 p.m., CBS)

Avalanche at Blues (8:30 p.m., ESPN2)

Figure skating:
World Championships (7:30 p.m., ESPN)


Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Shelley Long, Mackenzie Astin, Wayne Brady
David Letterman (CBS) Jack Black, Aimee Mann (rerun)
Jay Leno (NBC) Ron Schneider, kid yo-yo expert
Politically Incorrect (ABC) Robert Klein, Hugh Downs
Conan O'Brien (NBC) Jennifer Love Hewitt, Solomon Burke

All times Eastern unless noted.

By Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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