What to Watch: This Weekend

Kick off your weekend right with recently out American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert on 20/20, then say good-bye to Pushing Daisies on Saturday with out actor Wilson Cruz who guest stars on the series finale, and finally, steamy vamp series True Blood returns on Sunday!

Adam Lambert

What will Adam Lambert say to 20/20?

Friday, June 12
10:00 pm 20/20, ABC (1 hr) NEW
Adam Lambert stops by for an interview tonight on 20/20; maybe he can clear up why American Idol judge, Kara DioGuardi, was blabbing on ABC’s The View.

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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Saturday, June 13

9:00 pm Groomer Has It, Animal Planet (1 hr) NEW
The final four battle it out on tonight’s green-themed episode. With clippers powered by bikes and a hybrid grooming mobile, will gay contestants Huber and Bill make it to the final three? Watch as Queer Eye’s Jai Rodriguez hosts this campy fave.

10:00 pm Pushing Daisies, ABC (1 hr) SERIES FINALE
When half of a synchronized swimming duo meets with an unfortunate end another duo may get the chance to perform. But the surviving swimmer may know a little too much. Out actor Wilson Cruz guest stars in what’s guaranteed to be one great series finale.

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Fabulous Lafayette Reynolds better be back for True Blood's season season

True Blood's fabulous Lafayette Reynolds played by Nelsan Ellis

Sunday, June 14

9:00 pm True Blood, HBO (1 hr) SEASON PREMIERE
The season two opener finds more drama in the little town of Bon Temps, Louisiana. A body found at Merlotte’s stirs up fear of another murderer in town. The fate of gay drug dealer Lafayette was left up in the air in the season finale, so hopefully he will be back to keep everyone in check.

9:00 pm The Next Food Network Star, Food Network (1 hr) NEW
Watch as gay chef Michael Proietti battles the other eight finalists for the ultimate prize: their own Food Network show; let’s hope the judges like how he “makes food fabulous”.

10:00 pm Brooke Knows Best, VH1 (30 min) NEW
After a year filled with family strife, Brooke Hogan returns to reality TV for a second season. Don’t worry, her choreographer gay BFF Glenn is still living with her.

10:00 pm How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? BBC America (1 hr) NEW
Contestants compete for the lead in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Sound of Music in a production on London’s West End. One of the judges is openly gay actor/singer John Barrowman, with host Graham Norton.