Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Thursday, Oct. 18, 2001


Joyce Millman
October 18, 2001 8:23PM (UTC)

Series

Rachel and Ross reveal what happened that night on Friends (8 p.m., NBC). The reality series Popstars 2 (8 p.m., WB) re-applies the "Popstars" formula, this time to a coed singing group. The thrill is gone, but Survivor: Africa (8 p.m., CBS) remains. CSI (9 p.m., CBS) has a case about the shooting death of a high school jock, seemingly by a tormented classmate. Will takes an acting class on Will & Grace (9 p.m., NBC). Sherry Stringfield rejoins the cast of ER (10 p.m., NBC) as Dr. Susan Lewis, Mark Greene's ex-girlfriend. Frontline (10 p.m., PBS, check local listings) presents "Dangerous Straits," a look at the United States' precarious relationship with China.

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Sports

Baseball:
ALCS, Game 2, Yankees at Mariners (8 p.m., Fox)

Hockey:
Flyers at Red Wings (7:30 p.m., ESPN2)
Mighty Ducks at Kings (10:30 p.m., ESPN2)

Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Martin Short, Deborah Norville (rerun)
David Letterman (CBS) Brittany Murphy, Macy Gray
Jay Leno (NBC) Heather Graham, Daryl Hannah
Politically Incorrect (ABC) Dick Clark, Rebecca Hagelin
Conan O'Brien (NBC) Quincy Jones, Diana Krall
Craig Kilborn (CBS) Ben Folds

All times Eastern unless noted.


Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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