What to Watch: This Weekend (July 9-11)

There is finally an LGBT character on CBS in the new series The Bridge, and Mikey gets a surprise visit on The Real L Word.

Friday, July 9

9:00 pm Shameless, Sundance (1 hr) NEW
Frank meets a hot stranger, and later Lillian enters the witness protection program. What’s in store for Mickey tonight?

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Saturday, July 10

Meet CBS' first bisexual character in its primetime lineup, Jill!

8:00 pm The Bridge, CBS (2 hrs) SEASON PREMIERE
Don’t miss this new Canadian drama, where a cop gets fed up with corruption. Features bisexual cop Jill.

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Sunday, July 11

8:00 pm Big Brother 12, CBS (1 hr) NEW
The nominations for Thursday’s eviction are announced today. Will LGBT contestants Ragan and Annie be safe?

9:00 pm True Blood, HBO (1 hr) NEW
Franklin goes on a road trip with Tara. Also, Sookie goes to an engagement party, Sam makes a deal with the Mickens, and Andy gets promoted.

10:00 pm Hung, HBO (30 min) NEW
Jessica pays for misinterpreting Darby, and Ray discusses personal matters with Claire. Also, Yael wants Ray to accept her gift. And what’s going on with Damon and his sexual explorations?

10:00 pm The Real L Word, Showtime (1 hr) NEW
Mikey hits Vegas for a trade show and gets a surprise visit. Later, Whitney is caught in some drama (again) when two of her love interests show up at the same bar. Also, Jill tries to bargain for a cheaper wedding and Natalie considers a new job.

10:30 pm Entourage, HBO (30 min) NEW
Ari gets nervous before meeting big clients, and later, Turtle makes quick judgments about an old employee. Also, Eric decides to help Drama find a job. Features gay talent agent, Lloyd.

10:00 pm HGTV Design Star, HGTV (1 hr) NEW
Only one gay contestant remains! Tonight the contestants use flowers as inspiration for a studio space. One of the designers has a bad day—will it be out contestant Michael?

10:30 pm Holly’s World, E! (30 min) NEW
Holly and Bridget go roadtrippin’ and Angel goes to traffic school. What will Holly’s gay boy bff Josh do without her?

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