More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.
What to Watch: Monday
Mondays will seems a little less cheerful since Kathy Griffin's season finale is tonight. But have no fear for she leaves us in true Kathy style as she finally receives a star on the Walk of Fame! Um...the one in Palm Springs...but there's always next season.
Monday, August 10
8:00 pm The Secret Life of the American Teenager, ABC Family (1hr) NEW
Openly gay freshman Griff made his big debut last week and quickly struck up a friendship with Ashley and left his female classmates swooning. He may not have had much screentime but word is that his role gets bigger each week!
9:00 pm The Closer, TNT (1 hr) NEW
Brenda gets the surprise of her life when a giant box is delivered to the station and the stiff contents have nothing to do with Justin Timberlake or Andy Samberg. (Spoiler alert! It’s a corpse…yeah, not as much fun). Hopefully recurring gay characters Det. Mendoza and Dr. Morales are around to help figure out what to do with the box’s inhabitant.
10:00 pm Making His Band, MTV (1 hr) NEW
Since Sean “Diddy” Combs’s other bands/series did so well he has decided to form his own band for his upcoming tour in their likeness. Competing for one of the coveted back up singer spots the talented Jaila Simms a transgender women from Chicago. Can this fabulous baritone win a spot in Diddy’s new band? Better watch and find out!
10:00 pm Dance Your Ass Off, Oxygen (1 hr) NEW
While Miles may have been eliminated, Ruben is still dancing the weight away for team rainbow. Be sure to catch the former dancer and Cirque du Soleil wardrobe manager every week in hopes of dancing off the most junk in his trunk.
10:00 pm Weeds, Showtime (30min) NEW
The kids are in trouble so Nancy comes a running with an offer of protection for her sons. Plus Celia looks to be stepping out on her business partner Dean, so he and Doug decide to take her down. Let’s hope Isabella gets in on the action.
10:00 pm Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List, Bravo (1 hr) SEASON FINALE
It’s a sad day for gay TV as season five of our favorite comedian’s reality show comes to an end. Kathy pulls out all the stops as she meets with Suzanne Somers and receives a star of the Walk of Fame. Um, the Palm Springs Walk of Fame, not that other one.
10:00 pm Raising the Bar, TNT (1 hr) NEW
Drugs + Cop + Lawyer = Mess, which just what Bobbi gets when she tries to help a woman charged with drug smuggling, but discovers Michelle’s cop boyfriend is involved. Jerry tries to get a better deal for his client which causes issues with Marcus. At least gay law clerk Charlie is sitting pretty, right?
10:30 pm Nurse Jackie, Showtime (30min) NEW
It’s all hit the fan as Jackie’s past actions have caught up with her and Coop is threatening to expose her for falsifying an organ donor’s file. As always, Jackie takes drastic measure to stay on top of Coop and protect herself. Let’s hope gay nurses Momo and Thor don’t get dragged in to this fiasco somehow.