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 11-13
This weekend, catch all new episodes of Degrassi on Friday and Graham Norton on Saturday, followed by brand new eps of Big Love and Shameless on Sunday. And the competition heats up Sunday night with new challenges on The Amazing Race and Celebrity Apprentice!
Friday, March 11
9:00pm: Degrassi, TeenNick (1 hr) NEW
Reformed homophobe bully Fitz has found religion after his arrest. As he tries to make amends for his past mistakes, tension mounts between Fitz and his girlfriend Clare who turns to her and Fitz' best friend transgender teen Adam for advice.
Saturday, March 12
10:00pm: The Graham Norton Show, BBC America (1 hr) NEW
Tonight, out host Graham sits down with actor Stanley Tucci, out actress Miriam Margolyes, and comedian Jimmy Carr, followed by a performance by Bruno Mars!
Sunday, March 13
8:00pm: Amazing Race: Unfinished Business, CBS (1 hr) NEW
Sadly, last week out father/son duo Mel and Mike White were eliminated and mother/son team Margie and Luke dropped to 8th place, but out contestant Kisha and her sister Jen maintained their 4th place finish in Japan. Check out Kisha and Jen reliving the mortifying moment when they accidentally crashed a memorial service:
9:00pm: Big Love, HBO (1 hr) NEW
With closeted antagonist Alby on the run after kidnapping his sister Nikki and still posing an imminent threat to the family, the Henricksons find themselves moving closer and closer to a breaking point in tonight’s penultimate episode of the series.
10:00pm: Shameless, Showtime (1 hr) NEW
Last week, the love triangle drama came to a head when Kash caught Ian and Mickey in flagrante delicto and shot Mickey in the leg, and Ian’s life will continue to get messy this week when he finds out that Frank may not be his father when his mother returns to the Gallagher house (with her new girlfriend Roberta) and admits that some of the kids may not be his.
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