>7-UP’S BEAUTIFUL RAIN Wet and wonderful scenes of New York are set to a Ladysmith Black Mambazo song in a spot that raises the commercial to the level of art.
CHEERS A rerun: In this episode from December, Kirstie Alley finally finds just the right corrosive chemistry with Ted Danson. (NBC, Thurs., May 19, 9 p.m. ET)
KATE & ALLIE
With a collection of bloopers and outtakes, K & A & the kids celebrate their 100th show—which, in this case, is cause for joy. (CBS, Mon., May 23, 8 p.m. ET)
MISS UNIVERSE Tacky. Silly. Sexist. Anachronistic. But what a hoot. Alan Thicke plays host from Taiwan. (CBS, Mon., May 23, 9 p.m. ET)