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: This Weekend, March 4-6
Don't miss new episodes of Degrassi on Friday and The Graham Norton Show on Saturday! Then, get your DVR ready: Leg 3 of the Amazing Race and brand new episodes of Big Love, Desperate Housewives, Shameless, and Brothers & Sisters air on Sunday night!
9:00pm: Degrassi, TeenNick (1 hr) NEW
Homophobic bully Fitz returns this week after being arrested for attacking Eli, whom he endlessly tormented along with Eli's best friend, transgender teen Adam. Will he continue to harass the boys, or has he seen the error of his ways after his brush with the law? Tune in this week to find out!
Saturday, March 5
10:00pm: The Graham Norton Show, BBC America (1 hr) NEW
Out host Graham sits down with Lost star Matthew Fox, actress Diane Kruger (Inglourious Basterds), actor/comedian John Bishop (whom fans of the UK show Skins: The New Class will recognize as the father of lesbian character Emily), plus a performance by singer Jessie J.
Sunday, March 6
8:00pm: Amazing Race: Unfinished Business, CBS (1 hr) NEW
Last week in Australia, Mel & Mike (the gay dad/bisexual son duo) jumped up to 6th place, and mother-son team Margie & Luke (who is gay and deaf) jumped up to 5th place, while sisters Kisha & Jen fell to 4th place. Here’s a clip of Margie & Luke talking about working with the other teams:
9:00pm: Big Love, HBO (1 hr) NEW
Bill looks into his closeted rival Alby's past in an effort to thwart his ambitions, leading Alby to concoct yet another diabolical scheme to bring down the Henricksons. Will he succeed, or will it backfire and land him in hotter water than ever? Tune in and find out!
9:00pm: Desperate Housewives, ABC (1 hr) NEW
Lee and Bob's adopted daughter Jenny prepares an impressive routine for an upcoming school talent show, which leads a jealous Gaby to pressure Juanita to come up with a number that will outshine everyone.
10:00pm: Shameless, Showtime (1 hr) NEW
Ian’s crush on his faux-girlfriend’s brother Mickey is growing, as we saw in last week. Is this the end of his and Kash’s relationship, and what will happen if Mickey’s family finds out?
10:00pm: Brothers & Sisters, ABC (1 hr) NEW
Kevin and Scotty are thrilled to have officially signed the adoption papers as Olivia's parents, but the excitement fades when Olivia seems nervous about moving in and starting a new life.
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