Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Thursday, July 12, 2001


Joyce Millman
July 12, 2001 9:59PM (UTC)

Series

The first houseguest gets the boot on Big Brother 2 (8 p.m., CBS). The new series Night Visions (8 p.m., Fox) debuts. Punk poet Henry Rollins makes like Rod Serling as he hosts this anthology of spooky tales. Aidan Quinn, Lou Diamond Phillips and Samantha Mathis are the week's stars. On a rerun of CSI (9 p.m., CBS), Sara gets personally involved in the case of a woman raped and left for dead. Lucy Lawless guests as a hooker on a rerun of Just Shoot Me (9:30 p.m., NBC).

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Specials

The Emmy nominations (8:30 a.m. ET/ 5:30 a.m. PT, E!) are announced today. "Buffy" fans will want to get up early and start the day with a hot, steaming cup of snub. Wouldn't it be cool to spend next Halloween dressed up as the Cowardly Lion from "The Wizard of Oz"? You can bid on the original costume, and many more mementos and artifacts from Hollywood's past, in AMC Live: The Hollywood Auction (9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m., American Movie Classics). Go to www.amctv.com to place your bids.

Sports

Baseball:
Red Sox at Mets (7 p.m., Fox Family)
Orioles at Braves (7:30 p.m., TBS)

Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Tony Danza, Shaggy (rerun)
David Letterman (CBS) Julianna Margulies
Jay Leno (NBC) Jennifer Lopez, Steve Irwin (rerun)
Politically Incorrect (ABC) David Cassidy, Beth Lapides
Conan O'Brien (NBC) Reese Witherspoon, Brian Setzer
Craig Kilborn (CBS) Famke Janssen

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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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