Oklahoma City revisited

Today's TV

April 18, 1996|By Chris Kaltenbach | Chris Kaltenbach,SUN STAFF

Television continues to mark the first anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, with specials tonight ABC and CBS. Curiously, none of the networks have anything scheduled for tomorrow, the actual anniversary.

"Daddy's Girl" (4 p.m.-5 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- This nicely written and acted "Afterschool Special" tells the story of a teen-age girl and her brother who long for the return of a father they barely know. ABC.

"Television Academy Hall of Fame" (8 p.m.-9: 30 p.m., WJZ, Channel 13) -- Loyola high school and college grad Jim McKay -- who also is a part-owner of the Orioles -- is among the inductees in this special taped in October. The other honorees: Dick Van Dyke, Bill Moyers, Betty White and the writing team of William Link and Richard Levinson). CBS.

"Baltimore Chamber Orchestra: Colors of the World" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., MPT, Channels 22 and 67) -- The BSO performs with Baltimore County's Park School choir.

"What Makes You Laugh?" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- Robin Williams, Eddie Murphy and Roseanne are among comedians talking about what they think is funny. ABC.

"Seinfeld" (9 p.m.-9: 30 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11) -- Why is Jerry's latest girlfriend always wearing the same outfit? NBC.

"Caroline in the City" (9: 30 p.m.-10 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11) -- Caroline has to decide whether she wants to see her cartoon characters on a cereal box. NBC.

"Turning Point" (10 p.m.-11 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- Forrest Sawyer visits Oklahoma City and checks up on people who -- either physically or emotionally -- have struggled to recover from last year's bomb blast. ABC.

"48 Hours" (10 p.m.-11 p.m., WJZ, Channel 13) -- More reflections on the blast, including a visit to the re-opened Federal Credit Union branch that was obliterated by the bombing. CBS.

Cable

"Lenin's Funeral" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., repeats 11 p.m.-midnight, The Learning Channel) -- An embalmed Lenin has been on display in Moscow since his death, but will the withering away of his political ideology finally lead to a proper burial for the world's most visible corpse?

"Bewitched" (9: 30 p.m.-10 p.m., Nickelodeon) -- In the series opener, Darrin and Samantha exchange their wedding vows. That night, she has a small surprise for him you see, funny things happen when she twitches her nose.

"Year by Year" (11 p.m.-midnight, repeats 3 a.m.-4 a.m. tomorrow, History) -- Karen Stone is the host for the year 1943, focusing on the many Hollywood stars who helped out the war effort.

Pub Date: 4/18/96

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