What to Watch: Thursday

By GLAAD |
March 5, 2009

Happy Thursday, everyone! We've got new comedies like Ugly Betty and The Office as well as new episodes of LGBT-inclusive reality series Survivor: Tocantins and Hell’s Kitchen, not to mention our fave filmmaker Jenni Olson talk about Prop 8 on The News Hour with Jim Lehrer.

> 6:00 PM The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, PBS (1 hr) NEW
From our fave filmmaker Jenni Olson: Tune in tonight to see the Olson-Dorf family talk about Prop 8. Times vary; check local listings.

> 8:00 PM Ugly Betty, ABC (1 hr) NEW
Ignacio participates in a cook-off for a chance to win enough money to buy the Suarez’s family home. Unfortunately, he’s going head-to-head with a world-famous chef. Ay dios mios!

> 8:00 PM Survivor: Tocantins, CBS (1 hr) NEW
Among those vying to be Sole Survivor is gay college student, Spencer Duhm.

> 9:00 PM The Office, NBC (30 min) NEW
It’s Valentine’s Day at Dunder-Mifflin and all the singles are pairing up while those in coupledom are banished from the office. (Does this mean we get to see Oscar’s partner?)

> 9:00 PM Hell’s Kitchen, Fox (1 hr) NEW
12 chefs remain to obtain the “head chef” position at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City. One of the contestants is a lesbian from Las Vegas named LA.