What to Watch: This Weekend (August 6-8)

Lafayette is in for a surprise tonight on True Blood, and all of Mikey's hard work pays off when L.A. Fashion Week is finally launched on tonight's Real L Word. Friday, August 6 9:00 pm Shameless, Sundance (1 hr) NEW Ian discovers that Liam’s been skipping school, and gets even more upset when he finds out who’s responsible. Later, Mandy is pressured to leave Joe while he is in recovery. Features the gay son of a local gangster, Mickey. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Saturday, August 7 8:00 pm Gender Redesigner, Logo (90 mins) REPEAT This unique documentary follows Fae as he comes to terms with his gender identity through his travels around the country documenting queer lives on film. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Sunday, August 8 8:00 pm Big Brother 12, CBS (1 hr) NEW Tonight the nominations for eviction are revealed! Tune in to root for the out houseguest, Ragan! 9:00 pm True Blood, HBO (1 hr) NEW Lafayette gets a surprise visit from his mother, while lesbian vampire Sophie-Anne moves into a new place. Later, Jason tries to save Crystal.

Mikey launches LA Fashion week on The Real L Word.

10:00 pm Hung, HBO (30 min) NEW Jessica asks for Ray’s help with a pest problem, while Tanya asks Charlie for advice. 10:00 pm The Real L Word, Showtime (1 hr) NEW Rose ditches Natalie to meet up with an ex, while Tor and Alyssa are fed up with Whitney. Elsewhere, Nikki convinces Jill to book the wedding at her dream house in Malibu, while Tracy gets a surprise gift for her 30th. And will Mikey have another meltdown as Fashion Week begins? 10:00 pm HGTV Design Star, HGTV (1 hr) NEW With only four contestants remaining, including out designer Michael, it’s getting down to the wire! Will Michael be able to draw winning inspiration from a meal prepared by Chef Aaron Sanchez? About TV Gayed Grab the remote or set your DVR! GLAAD brings you the most up-to-date listing of LGBT content on television every weekday.  Check GLAAD Blog for daily TV Gayed posts! About GLAAD The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) amplifies the voice of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community by empowering real people to share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively. By ensuring that the stories of LGBT people are heard through the media, GLAAD promotes understanding, increases acceptance, and advances equality. For more information, see www.glaad.org, www.facebook.com/glaad and www.twitter.com/glaad.