What to Watch: This Weekend

September 20, 2008

Saturday, September 20

9:00 pm Color Splash, HGTV (30 min) NEWOut interior designer David Bromstad reworks living spaces.

10:00 pm The Graham Norton Show, BBC America (1 hr) REPEATOut Irish comedian Graham Norton presents a comedy chat show carried by BBC America every Saturday night. Susan Sarandon guests in tonight's repeat.

Sunday, September 21

8:00 pm Primetime Emmy Awards, ABC (3 hrs) NEWLGBT-inclusive nominations include Mad Men for Outstanding Drama Series; Entourage, The Office, and 30 Rock for Outstanding Comedy Series; Ralph Fiennes (as the gay butler in Bernard and Doris) for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie; and openly gay actor Neil Patrick Harris for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

Lloyd on Entourage

9:00 pm The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle, Sundance (30 min) NEW - In this British comedy import, Vivienne Vyle is a talkshow host with big ambitions. She has a gay husband named Jared and a transgender public relations manager named Miriam.

9:00 pm True Blood, HBO (1 hr) NEWThe new series by Alan Ball includes pansexual vampires and gay chef Lafayette. This week, Jason begs Lafayette for help. [read more]

10:00 pm Entourage, HBO (1 hr) NEW - Ari is engaged in a battle with a rival agent, sure to mean good times for Lloyd.

10:00 pm Mad Men, AMC (1 hr) REPEAT - If you missed last week's ep, they will be airing a repeat tonight [to avoid competition with the Emmys].

10:00 pm Skins, BBC America (1 hr) NEW - In this teen drama, Maxxie is the cute blondie that can get any boy he wants. [read more]