Friday, April 18, 2003
Viewers looking to television to reflect the solemnity of Passover and Good Friday will find the pickings rather slim. The holy week series "In the Footsteps of Jesus" (8 p.m., History) concludes with "Mysteries of Golgotha," a look at the legends and archaeological sites associated with the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. PAX repeats the 2000 drama "Thomas" (7 p.m., Pax), an Italian-made biography of the apostle (Ricky Tognazzi), known as Doubting Thomas, who required tangible evidence of the resurrection of Jesus (Danny Quinn).
Tonight's other highlights
- Arsenio Hall is host of "Star Search" (7 p.m., CBS).
- Ali Landry guest stars on "Fastlane" (7 p.m., Fox).
- Mike tries to make peace with his dying father on "Hack" (8 p.m., CBS).
- Toxic fumes from a drug lab kill an innocent man on "CSI: Miami" (9 p.m., CBS).
- A crime victim's DNA test yields surprising results on "Law & Order: SVU" (9 p.m., NBC).
- Scheduled on "20/20" (9 p.m., ABC): weight and genetics; a famous neurosurgeon confronts his own brain injury; the Dallas Maverick dancers.
Pint-sized performances on "America's Most Talented Kid" (7 p.m., NBC) ... Tom Bergeron is host of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (7 p.m., ABC) ... On back-to-back repeat episodes of "Platinum" (UPN), sibling rivals (7 p.m.), a club shooting (8 p.m.) ... Val's spunky outfit raises eyebrows on "What I Like About You" (7 p.m., WB).
Vince Neil guest stars on "Greetings from Tucson" (7:30 p.m., WB) ... John visits a sanitarium in a creepy little town on "John Doe" (8 p.m., Fox) ... Bridget is furious at her sister on "8 Simple Rules" (8 p.m., ABC).