At a glance

November 18, 1997

"Mad About You" (8 p.m.-8: 30 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11) -- Jamie has difficulty trusting Mabel's first baby-sitter (Lili Taylor), while waitress Ursula (Lisa Kudrow) can't determine what's different about Jamie. NBC.

"Nova" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., MPT, Channels 22 and 67) -- "Treasures of the Sunken City" tells of the Lighthouse of Alexandria, Egypt, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, which was destroyed by an earthquake in 1375. Could its remains still be lying under the sea? PBS.

"NewsRadio" (8: 30 p.m.-9 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11) -- A demoted, depressed Dave proclaims he no longer will be "Mr. Nice Guy," while Lisa is insecure about her new job as the boss. NBC.

"Home Improvement" (9 p.m.-9: 30 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- Tim seeks the Rev. Mike's (Dan Aykroyd) guidance when Randy's volunteer work with a hospice patient causes him to question the relevance of going to church. ABC.

"Frontline" (9 p.m.-10: 30 p.m., MPT, Channels 22 and 67) -- "The Princess and the Press." Whatever the outcome of the investigation of her death, it seems clear that Princess Diana's relationship with the media was out of control. This program looks at how the old unwritten rules governing the privacy of the royal family were abandoned. PBS.

"Just Shoot Me" (9: 30 p.m.-10 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11) -- Maya's article on Woody Allen brings out an impersonator who has a romantic interest in her. NBC.


"Justice Files" (11 p.m.-midnight, Discovery) -- "Guilty or Not?" The requirement that the guilt of criminal defendants be proven "beyond a reasonable doubt" can be a tricky concept. And in some cases, this program reports, it is simply ignored.

"Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel" (10 p.m.-11 p.m., HBO) -- A new edition profiles Detroit Piston guard Grant Hill; investigates a financial adviser who allegedly bilked athletes out of millions; and interviews pro football quarterbacks Jim Kelly, Boomer Esiason and Mark Rypien, whose sons are facing serious illnesses.

Pub Date: 11/18/97

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