Some unexpected behavior in fiction and nonfiction At a glance

October 02, 1997

Characters -- real and fictional -- who don't behave as one might expect offer up some interesting choices for viewers tonight.

People up in arms over ABC's "Nothing Sacred" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) and its depiction of an unorthodox Catholic priest who spends considerable time questioning himself and his church should find a kindred spirit here tonight: John Cullum ("Northern Exposure") plays a husband who refuses to attend his wife's funeral because he disagrees with Father Ray (Kevin Anderson) and his methods. ABC.

Back in the real world, CBS' "48 Hours" (10 p.m.-11 p.m., WJZ, Channel 13) looks at the case of SueZann Bosler, who has waged a 10-year battle for justice, but a different kind of justice: She has fought determinedly to save the life of the man convicted -- based largely on her eyewitness account -- of murdering her father.

Pub Date: 10/02/97

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