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Monday: Phylicia Rashad and Sean "Diddy" Combs star in "A Raisin in the Sun." Plus: What did you think of Sunday's Oscar telecast?


Salon Staff
February 25, 2008 4:00PM (UTC)

Prime Pick

"A Raisin in the Sun"

A three-hour made-for-TV-movie version of Lorraine Hansberry's 1959 play "A Raisin in the Sun," starring Phylicia Rashad, Sean Combs and Audra McDonald, has its world premiere at 8 p.m. EST on ABC. Rashad won the best actress Tony Award for her role in the Broadway production of "Raisin" on which this movie is based -- the first African-American actress to win a Tony in that category. McDonald and Sanaa Lathan were also recognized for their stage performances in the production. But, of course, you'll want to tune in to see how Diddy does.

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Also…

E!'s Fashion Police (8 p.m. EST) run down the 2008 Oscar night fashions, "American Experience" profiles Buffalo Bill (9 p.m. EST on PBS, check listings), Laura is back to torture Paul on "In Treatment" (9:30 p.m. EST on HBO), and documentary "Ribbon of Sand" (10:30 p.m. EST on PBS, check listings) explores North Carolina's Cape Lookout.

Last night

What did you think of the Oscar telecast on Sunday? Go here to discuss.

On the talk shows

Regis and Kelly

ABC, 9 a.m. EST

Sean Combs, Scott Baio

The View

ABC, 11 a.m. EST

A day of hot topics

Ellen DeGeneres

Syndicated, check local listings

Garth Brooks, Wendy Vo

Oprah Winfrey

Syndicated, check local listings

TBA

Charlie Rose

PBS, check local listings

TBA

Larry King

CNN, 9 p.m. EST

TBA

Jon Stewart

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. EST

Lee Siegel (repeat)

Stephen Colbert

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. EST

John Feinstein, Leonard Nimoy (repeat)

David Letterman

CBS, 11:30 p.m. EST

Will Ferrell, Michael McDonald

Jay Leno

NBC, 11:35 p.m. EST

Eric Bana, Catherine O'Hara, Tift Merritt

Tavis Smiley

PBS, check local listings

Dee Dee Myers

Jimmy Kimmel

ABC, 12:05 a.m. EST

Anne Heche

Conan O'Brien

NBC, 12:35 a.m. EST

Will Arnett, Flavor Flav, Wilco

Craig Ferguson

CBS, 12:35 a.m. EST

Dominic Monaghan, Little Big Town

Contributors: Molly Eichel, Heather Havrilesky, Amy Reiter, Charly Wilder


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