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, April 8 - 10
This weekend, get ready for new drama on Degrassi and Gigantic on Friday, plus a House marathon on Saturday. And Sunday, don't miss a new leg of the adventure on The Amazing Race and the first ever Comedy Awards!
Friday, April 8
9:00pm: Degrassi, TeenNick (1 hr) NEW
This week, Fiona tries to rekindle her romance with transgender teen Adam, but her feelings for Holly J have grown more than she could have expected. Check out the love triangle in the preview for tonight’s episode:
9:00pm: Gigantic, TeenNick (1 hr) NEW
After growing closer to her gay dad’s wife (who knows about his boyfriend Charlie), this week Piper fends off bullying from another teen at a party that turns into a brawl.
Saturday, April 9
10:00pm: House, Bravo (1 hr) REPEAT
Catch up on the drama before bisexual doctor Thirteen returns this year, during the House marathon on Bravo tonight! In this repeat episode, Glee’s Jayma Mays guest stars as a lesbian who is unable to fall asleep and ultimately requires a partial liver transplant from her partner due to a strange illness (spoiler alert, Dr. House: it’s not lupus).
Sunday, April 10
8:00pm: Amazing Race: Unfinished Business, CBS (1 hr) NEW
In the last elimination, we said goodbye to Margie & Luke, but sister duo Jen & Kisha are still in the running! Can they bounce back from dropping to 6th place this week as they make their way through India? Tune in and find out!
9:00 pm: The Comedy Awards, Comedy Central/MTV/Logo (2 hrs) NEW
Tune into the first annual ceremony celebrating humorous contributions to film, television and the internet, where LGBT-inclusive nominees include 30 Rock, Easy A, Modern Family, and Glee, all of which are GLAAD Media Award nominees as well!
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