Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2001

Published August 8, 2001 5:49PM (EDT)


Wayne Brady of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" gets his own summer series, The Wayne Brady Show (8 p.m., ABC), a good old variety-skit show with a dash of improv. Justin Timberlake and Brian McKnight guest. The concert series Reverb (8 p.m., HBO) opens a new season with performances from Coldplay, Creeper Lagoon and Remy Zero. The Job (9:30 p.m., ABC) comes back to ABC's schedule with reruns of its first half-season. (It has been renewed.) Denis Leary stars as a hard-living New York police detective with a bad attitude and a morbidly funny sense of humor. Jiminy puts Regis Philbin in the hot seat on Primetime Glick (10:30 p.m., Comedy Central). Also, Glick's long-suffering musical director, Adrian Van Voorhees (Michael McKean), plays "stump the band" with the audience.


Indians at Twins (7 p.m., ESPN)
Red Sox at A's (10 p.m., ESPN2)


Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Lauren Holly, Steve Harris (rerun)
David Letterman (CBS) Kim Cattrall, Mary Chapin Carpenter (rerun)
Jay Leno (NBC) Jason Biggs
Politically Incorrect (ABC) Garry Marshall, Heather Matarazzo
Conan O'Brien (NBC) Alyson Hannigan, Dave Attell
Craig Kilborn (CBS) Emiliana Torrini

All times Eastern unless noted.

By Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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