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Thursday TV Picks: Valerie Harper talks to Meredith Vieira
TV picks for Thursday, Sept. 19, include “Valerie’s Story: A Meredith Vieira Special” on NBC, “Wipeout” on ABC and “Project Runway” on Lifetime.
Tonight in Prime Time
‘Valerie’s Story: A Meredith Vieira Special’
Actress Valerie Harper, 74, who was diagnosed with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis earlier this year and is a contestant on this season’s “Dancing With the Stars” on ABC, talks to Meredith Vieira about her family, career and the current state of her health. 10 p.m. on NBC (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff
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Also on Thursday
High School Football, 7 p.m. (ROOT): Federal Way vs. Graham-Kapowsin (Live).
“Wipeout,” 8 p.m. (ABC): Contestants who have made careers out of their own dirty jobs get messy on the course; obstacles include Pooper Scooper, Bustodian and Roach Poacher.
“Inside the Actors Studio,” 8 p.m. (Bravo): Jake Gyllenhaal answers personal and professional questions in an interview with James Lipton.
“Project Runway,” 9 p.m. (Lifetime): The designers are paired with fans of “Project Runway,” and must create looks specifically for them.
“Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell,” 10 p.m. (Food): Dos Caminos searches for a new executive chef; the chefs are tested on their takes on a sweet and spicy taco and a signature guacamole.
“Owner’s Manual,” 10:30 p.m. (AMC): Blasting 100 tons of rock from an open-faced quarry through a mountainside.
The New York Times