What to Watch: This Weekend

Mad Men may be ending this Sunday but The Wanda Sykes Show is just beginning! Don't miss Ms. Sykes debut on late night TV with what will no doubt be a hilarious romp through current events. Friday, November 6 9:00 pm Ugly Betty, ABC (1 hr) NEW Natalie has finally replaced Betty as Daniel’s assistant, leaving Betty feeling left out. Plus Wihelmina’s fund-raiser for Tibetan orphans creates issues for Matt while Claire finally reveals her history with Cal to her son. 9:00 pm Stargate Universe, SyFy (1 hrs) NEW Eli and Chloe are able to use the communication stones to visit family. Plus General O’Neil wants Colonel Young to make a high-risk plan that could possibly return the Destiny and crew to Earth. ------------------------------------------------------------------------
Watch out for Wanda Sykes and her new late night talk show on Fox

Watch out for Wanda Sykes and her new late night talk show on Fox

Saturday, November 7 9:00 pm Color Splash, HGTV (1 hr) NEW Gay interior designer David Bromstad reworks living spaces. Tonight he makes over a kitchen with budget-friendly materials in an Italian style. 11:00 pm The Wanda Sykes Show, (1 hr) SERIES PERMIERE Move over Leno! The queen of funny is taking over with her own late night talk show! Don’t miss Wanda comment on everything from news, politics, sports, and pop culture mixed with field pieces, comedy segments, and panel discussions. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Sunday, November 8 4:00 pm Legend of the Seeker, The CW (1 hr) SEASON PREMIERE Charisma Carpenter, of Buffy fame, guest stars on this season two premiere as Triana, a fellow Mord'Sith, who is constantly challenging Cara’s authority? Is there more to Triana’s presence than meets the eye? Maybe they can just kiss and make up? 8:00 pm The Amazing Race, CBS (1 hrs) NEW Only five teams remain as the brothers McMillen journey to Stockholm in this 21-day, eight-country race around the globe! This may be the hardest challenge yet as the teams revisit an old challenge in which they must un-roll bales of hay to find a clue challenge. Good luck team McMillen, don’t give up! 8:00 pm Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, ABC (1 hr) NEW Ty and the team head to Ohio to rebuild the home of the Terpenning family. The father James is a wheelchair sports champion and mentor to disabled Iraqi War vets whose home is in desperate need of help. Country singer Kellie Pickler drops by to help the team. Out designer Michael Moloney helps with the build.
Triana and Cara work out their differences on the season premiere of Lengend of the Seeker

Triana and Cara work out their differences on the season premiere of Legend of the Seeker

9:00 pm Desperate Housewives, ABC (1 hr) NEW Lynette thinks she may know who attacked Julie, but Angie’s got Susan thinking Katherine is Julie’s assailant. Plus Bree and Orson put on a happy face and go to dinner at a reluctant Angie’s. 10:00 pm Brothers and Sisters, ABC (1 hr) NEW Scotty’s dad has interesting news about his marriage while Nora may have found love in an unexpected place. Plus Kitty feels the side effects of her cancer treatments. 10:00 pm Mad Men, AMC (1 hr) SEASON FINALE Connie sits Don down to an important meeting while Betty is given very interesting advice. Plus Pete has a serious heart-to-heart with some clients. Maybe Sterling Cooper wouldn’t be in such dire straits had a certain gay artistic director not been fired? Maybe they’ll see the error of their ways next season.