What to Watch: This Weekend

By GLAAD |
May 15, 2009

Last week on Real Time, Bill Maher and Seth MacFarlane discussed their support for same-sex marriage. What LGBT issue will be discussed tonight? Also this weekend, be sure to tune in for the two-hour Desperate Housewives season finale!

Friday, May 15

10:00 pm Real Time with Bill Maher, HBO (1 hr) NEW
This no-holds barred news show is broadcast live, so you never know what to expect. Bill regularly discusses LGBT issues and features gay panelists and commentators, so check it out!

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What will come out of Joan's mouth?

What will come out of Joan's mouth?

Saturday, May 16

9:00 pm Color Splash, HGTV (30 min) REPEAT
Gay interior designer David Bromstad reworks living spaces. You can catch him working his magic throughout the week but are guaranteed to find here in his regular time slot.

9:00 pm Groomer Has It, Animal Planet (1 hr) NEW
Jai Rodriguez hosts this campy fave, with Huber and Bill as gay contestants.

10:00 pm The Graham Norton Show, BBC America (1 hr) NEW
Openly gay talk show host Graham Norton sits down with comedy legend and red carpet icon Joan Rivers fresh off her win on The Celebrity Apprentice.

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Sunday, May 17

7:00 pm Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, ABC (2 hrs) SEASON FINALE
The dream team heads to Indianapolis, IN to build a home for a single father of three. The show features openly gay designer Michael Moloney.

Will Alex and Andrew tie the knot?

Will Alex and Andrew tie the knot?

8:00 pm Any Dream Will Do, BBC America (1 hr) NEW
Contestants compete for the lead in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in a production on London’s West End. One of the judges is openly gay actor/singer John Barrowman, with host Graham Norton. Only five boys remain as the competition grows fierce.

9:00 pm Desperate Housewives, ABC (2 hrs) SEASON FINALE
Rumor has it there are a couple weddings in store for the two-hour Housewives season finale. Will Andrew and his adorable doctor fiancé Alex be one of the lucky couple? One thing’s for certain: You can always expect the unexpected on Wisteria Lane.