Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Monday, July 2, 2001

Published July 2, 2001 5:06PM (EDT)


Fear Factor (8 p.m., NBC) takes a cue from the "Survivor" menu and asks its contestants to swallow six live earthworms apiece. The very cool cartoon series SpongeBob SquarePants (8 p.m., Nickelodeon) moves into prime time for the summer. Check out the Violent Femmes' new video of the theme song. Everybody Loves Raymond (9 p.m., CBS) reruns the one where Ray is shocked to learn what everyone thinks of his fathering abilities. Our boy realizes that being evil sucks on a rerun of Angel (9 p.m., WB). The reality series Legal Action (9 p.m., Learning Channel) goes behind the scenes at the San Francisco District Attorney's Office. Have you met our district attorney, Terence Hallinan? Hoo boy, you're in for a treat! Chris worries about what "Behind the Music" will dredge up about him on The Chris Isaak Show (10 p.m., Showtime).


Jack Lemmon's Emmy-winning final performance, the TV movie Tuesdays with Morrie (9 p.m., ABC), gets an encore showing.


Wimbledon (10 a.m., NBC; 1 p.m., TNT)


Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Anthony Hopkins, Kelly Ripa (rerun)
David Letterman (CBS) Ray Romano (rerun)
Jay Leno (NBC) Ben Affleck, Dame Edna (rerun)
Politically Incorrect (ABC) Queens of Comedy (rerun)
Conan O'Brien (NBC) Jeri Ryan, LL Cool J (rerun)
Craig Kilborn (CBS) Carmen Electra (rerun)

All times Eastern unless noted.

By Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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