Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Monday, April 30, 2001


Joyce Millman
April 30, 2001 9:10PM (UTC)

Series

Kathy Baker ("Picket Fences") is back working for David E. Kelley when she guests on Boston Public (8 p.m., Fox). On 7th Heaven (8 p.m., WB), Annie can't hold her jealousy in check when Eric counsels a flirtatious church member. Doug, Carrie and Arthur have an awkward visit with Doug's parents during an airport layover on The King of Queens (8 p.m., CBS). Ally McBeal (9 p.m., Fox) has an all-star "Ally turns 30" episode featuring Sting as himself. It seems Der Stingle is being sued by a husband (Paul Reubens) whose wife (Cheri Oteri) can't stop thinking about the dreamy former Police frontman. Sting and Robert Downey Jr. sing Ally a birthday duet, which may well end up being Downey's swan song. On Everybody Loves Raymond (9 p.m., CBS), Marie brings Robert's two ex-girlfriends together, so he can see what he could have had.

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Specials

It's Bruce Willis against an asteroid in the 1998 disaster flick Armageddon (8 p.m., ABC), which is having its network TV premiere. Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler and Billy Bob Thornton co-star.

Sports

NBA playoffs:
Spurs at Timberwolves, Game 4 (TNT, time TBA)

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NHL playoffs:
Sabres at Penguins, Game 3 (7 p.m., ESPN2)
Avalanche at Kings, Game 3 (9:30 p.m., ESPN)

Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) John Goodman
David Letterman (CBS) Kirsten Dunst, Outkast, "Survivor" castoff Elisabeth Filarski
Jay Leno (NBC) Brendan Fraser, Spencer Tunick
Politically Incorrect (ABC) Tommy Davidson, Deborah Norville
Conan O'Brien (NBC) Mike Myers, Ed Burns (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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