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THE WEEK IN TELEVISION
February 17, 2003
FEBRUARY 14-20
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February 17, 2003

The Week In Television

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FEBRUARY 14-20

FRIDAY 2/14
ESPN2 7 PM
America's Cup Finals, Race 1
Kiwis are aflutter as Team New Zealand defends the Cup on Auckland's Hauraki Gulf against the Swiss boat Alinghi, which is skippered by two-time Cup-winning—and some say traitorous—New Zealander Russell Coutts.

SATURDAY 2/15
MTV NOON
Made
This live-your-dreams reality series (we've seen a football player sing opera; a self-professed nerd make his high school's hoops team) now follows a 20-year-old Pizza Hut manager playing out his fantasy of becoming a bull rider.

SUNDAY 2/16
FOX NOON
Daytona 500
It's called the Super Bowl of stock car racing, but the Daytona winner has gone on to the Winston Cup title just once since '79. Think of it more as Opening Day at 185 mph.

SUNDAY 2/16
CBS 3 PM
Buick Invitational
Tiger Woods could return from left-knee surgery on the Torrey Pines course where Phil Mickelson snapped the Striped One's six-event winning streak in 2000.

SUNDAY 2/16
ABC 3:30 PM
Spurs at Kings
Another day, another high-powered matchup in the loaded Western Conference.

WEDNESDAY 2/19
ESPN 9 PM
Maryland at Duke
The 16-3 Blue Devils can avenge their first loss, an 87-72 defeat at Maryland.

DON'T MISS

SUNDAY 2/16
FOX 8 PM
The Simpsons' 300th episode
In "Barfing Over," Bart leaves home and goes on tour with skateboard legend Tony Hawk. That spurs a heartsick Homer to chase after them and try to win his Bart back. Hawk (in red) and Homer pull some dope moves, and hilarity ensues.

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