The Week In Television

May 05, 2003
May 05, 2003

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May 5, 2003


The Week In Television

MAY 1-7

This is an article from the May 5, 2003 issue Original Layout

FRIDAY 5/2 > ESPN 9 PM > Canucks at Wild, Game 4
Underdog Minnesota, led by 21-year-old winger Marian Gaborik (30
regular-season goals), tries to continue its playoff run after
stunning the Avalanche in the first round.

FRIDAY 5/2 > HBO 11:30 PM > On the Record with Bob Costas
Unlike the Baseball Hall of Fame, Costas has no problem with
actors Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon. The show's season opener
features a discussion of Bull Durham with Robbins, Sarandon,
actor Robert Wuhl and writer-director Ron Shelton.


SATURDAY 5/3 > NBC 4:30 PM

The Kentucky Derby
Bobby Frankel has won three Eclipse Awards as the top U.S.
trainer, but he's never won the Derby. That may change today.
Frankel trains favorite Empire Maker (a son of Unbridled) and
Peace Rules, who has taken four straight stakes, including the
Blue Grass.

SATURDAY 5/3 > NBC 3:30 PM > Budweiser Boxing Series
The first boxing card on NBC since 1992. The featured fight is a
10-round featherweight matchup between 2000 Olympic silver
medalist Rocky Juarez (15-0, 11 KOs) and Frankie Archuleta
(22-3-1, 13 KOs).

SUNDAY 5/4 > ESPN 8 PM > Mariners at White Sox
Seattle's deep pitching staff--minus injured closer Kazuhiro
Sasaki--takes on Chicago's slugging trio of Frank Thomas, Magglio
Ordonez and Carlos Lee.

TUESDAY 5/6 > PBS 10 PM > Heart of the Sea
A real-life Blue Crush--a moving documentary of surf legend Rell
Sunn, a pioneer of women's surfing and Hawaii's first full-time
female lifeguard. Interviews with Sunn, who died of breast cancer
in 1998 at 47, are mixed with dazzling surfing footage.