What's on TV
Lisa Leigh Parney and Suman Bandrapalli, s. writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
Pick Of The Week
Oprah Winfrey Presents: 'The Wedding'
Sunday and Monday, Feb. 22 and 23 9-11 p.m. (ABC) TV highlights for the week of Feb. 22-27. All times are Eastern; check local listings. SUNDAY 2/22 Oprah Winfrey Presents: 'The Wedding' (ABC, 9-11 p.m.): An engaging and heartfelt drama set in the 1950s, based on the acclaimed novel by Dorothy West. Shelby Coles (Halle Berry) is a beautiful black woman about to marry the man of her dreams. But when she brings her white, underemployed fiance (Eric Thal) to meet her family in the affluent African-American community of Martha's Vineyard, Coles is torn between her family's expectations and the love for her husband-to-be. Part 2 airs Monday night at the same time. (TV-PG) MONDAY 2/23 Spytek (Discovery, 8-11 p.m.): Move over James Bond: This intriguing documentary explores real incidents in the clandestine world of espionage. In three one-hour segments, ex-Bond Roger Moore discusses how the FBI tracked and caught CIA traitor Aldrich Ames; assassinations, including the failed attempts on Cuban leader Fidel Castro; and gadgetry, some of which could make Bond look like Simple Simon. (TV-G) The Closer (CBS, 9-9:30 p.m.): The day after concluding its Olympic coverage, CBS is premiering this sitcom with Tom Selleck. He is convincing as Jack McLaren, an advertising executive, but the debut tries to tell a lot in little time. The result is an unsteady rush. After being fired at the start of the episode, McLaren starts his own agency, puts together a new team, receives divorce papers from his estranged wife, and tries to convince his snowboarding daughter not to forgo school. (TV-PG, DL) The American Experience - Reagan (PBS, 9-11 p.m.): Nostalgia from the 1980s has already arrived with this compelling profile of Ronald Reagan. The two-part …
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Publication information: Article title: What's on TV. Contributors: Lisa Leigh Parney and Suman Bandrapalli, s. writer of The Christian Science Monitor - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: February 2, 1998. Page number: B5. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.