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 18-20
This weekend, don't miss Degrassi on Friday and The Graham Norton Show on Saturday, followed by a big night on Sunday with a new leg of The Amazing Race, new episodes of Shameless and Breakout Kings, and the series finale of Big Love.
Friday, March 18
9:00pm: Degrassi, TeenNick (1 hr) NEW
Alli is still missing, reformed bully Fitz is still causing anxiety for transgender teen Adam’s best friends, and now Holly J. is pushing herself too far and collapsing as the Degrassi drama continues to boil over in tonight’s episode.
Saturday, March 19
10:00pm: The Graham Norton Show, BBC America (1 hr) NEW
This week, out host Graham is joined by actors Liam Neeson and Bradley Cooper, Office co-creator Stephen Merchant, and comedian Jo Brand, followed by a performance from Blue. Here’s a sneak peek at the guests’ celebrity impersonations:
Sunday, March 20
8:00pm: Amazing Race: Unfinished Business, CBS (1 hr) NEW
Last week, gay contestant Luke and his mom Margie jumped up to 1st place, while lesbian competitor Kisha and her sister Jen fell to 5th as they made their way through Japan to China. How will the two teams fare as they continue across China? Don’t miss tonight’s leg of the race!
9:00pm: Big Love, HBO (1 hr) SERIES FINALE
The wait is over: Big Love comes to an end in the finale tonight! Last week, a desperado-esque showdown between Bill and closeted villain Alby ended with Bill shooting Alby in halls of the Utah Statehouse. What role will he play in the finale? Tune in and find out!
10:00pm: Breakout Kings, A&E (1 hr) NEW
In tonight’s crossover episode, bisexual convict “T-Bag” from Prison Break appears as this week’s guest fugitive, and the task force races to stop him before he crosses the border to Canada and reaches his freedom.
10:00pm: Shameless, Showtime (1 hr) NEW
With his closeted lover Mickey (who'd rather go to juvie than come out) in the hoosegow, gay teen Ian and his brother Lip track down degenerate Frank’s brothers to find Ian's biological father and are surprised by what they find; check out a preview of their discovery below:
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