2 'JAG's and a Disney party

Today's TV

February 28, 1997|By Chris Kaltenbach | Chris Kaltenbach,SUN STAFF

Goodbye, February sweeps.

"Family Matters" (8 p.m.-8: 30 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- Suppose you could win big bucks on a game show by becoming Steve Urkel. Would it be worth it? ABC.

"Soap Opera Digest Awards" (8 p.m.-10 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11) -- Readers of Soap Opera Digest reveal their favorites, in ceremonies beamed live from Universal City, Calif. Will somebody please give Susan Lucci an award? NBC.

"Sliders" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., WBFF, Channel 45) -- Roger Daltrey and Kari Wuhrer are the guest stars in this conclusion of a sweeps-month two-parter, as the sliders try to slide into a parallel world that, unlike the one they're on now, is not about to blow up. One of the sliders will slide no more after tonight. Fox.

"Everybody Loves Raymond" (8: 30 p.m.-9 p.m., WJZ, Channel 13) -- Raymond promises to try to be more upbeat about his life. Bet better ratings would help. CBS.

"Walt Disney World's 25th Anniversary Party" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- If what you're really in the mood for is an hourlong commercial for Disney World ABC.

"JAG" (9 p.m.-10 p.m. and 10 p.m.-11 p.m., WJZ, Channel 13) -- See if a double-dose will turn you into a fan of this series about the adventures of a couple of investigators assigned to the military's Judge Advocate General's office. In episode one, Harm (David James Elliott) escorts a Romanian princess targeted for assassination. Next, the principal characters are sent to Colombia to investigate a joint Marine/DEA drug raid gone awry. CBS.

Cable

"The Girl In the Show" (9 a.m.-10: 30 a.m., TCM) -- Bessie Love, an undeservedly forgotten star of the early cinema, is half of a sister act working in a traveling theatrical troupe.

"Outside the Lines" (8: 30 p.m.-9: 30 p.m., ESPN) -- With baseball set to celebrate 50 years since Jackie Robinson broke the major league color barrier, ESPN looks back on the life of this remarkable man and tries to put his accomplishments into historical perspective.

"George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy" (10 p.m.-11 p.m., HBO) -- One of the cleverest men alive celebrates 40 years of stand-up with this question and answer session, live from the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colo., punctuated by a collection of clips.

Pub Date: 2/28/97

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