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, August 16
Party down with Alistair on tonight's Huge, and wrap your Monday with Showtime's newest series, The Big C!
Monday, August 16
6:00 pm PT/ 9:00 pm ET Degrassi, Teen Nick (30 min) NEW
Jenna gets sick on her big audition day…will she stick it out? Features transgender student Adam and gay jock Riley, who is out to select friends at Degrassi.
8:00 pm The Secret Life of the American Teenager, ABC Family (1hr) NEW
Amy goes out on the town with her new friends for her birthday. Meanwhile, Ben and Adrian have ulterior motives for their engagement, and Amy’s parents plan to remarry.
9:00 pm Huge, ABC Family (1 hr) NEW
Gay camper Alistair and his twin sister Chloe celebrate their birthdays—separately, until things take an interesting turn. Later, Dr. Rand finally goes on a date—will there be fireworks?
9:00 pm The Closer, TNT (1 hr) NEW
Pope plans to improve the department’s image after the murder of a parole-board member. But before any of that happens, Brenda has to find the murderer. Features out coroner, Dr. Morales.
10:00 pm Weeds, Showtime (30 min) SEASON PREMIERE
The return of TV's favorite pot-dealing mom, Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker) see her hitting the road for Canada with the Mexican Mafia hot on their trail. Look for Linda Hamilton to come aboard as one-half of an eco-conscious, pot dealing lesbian couple at some point this season.
10:30 pm The Big C, Showtime (30 min) SERIES PREMIERE
Don’t miss the premiere of one of the most talked about new series! Schoolteacher Cathy (former Tales of the City star Laura Linney) starts to take charge of her life after she learns that her life may be cut short. How will she deal with telling her husband, son, and brother the news? Also stars Precious’ Gabourey Sidibe and out actress Cynthia Nixon.
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