Picks and Pans Review: Two Jokers

updated 09/10/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 09/10/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>Dueling stand-ups on pay cable begin with Tim Allen: Men Are Pigs on Showtime (Fri., Sept. 7, 10 P.M. ET). Allen's premise is that the male of the species is virtually indistinguishable from the lower forms of primate. HBO counters with Steven Wright: Wicker Chairs and Gravity (Sat., Sept. 8, 10:30 P.M. ET). The man with the deadest pan in showbiz delivers his usual askew truisms, including the observation "Hermits have no peer pressure."

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