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 15 - 17
This weekend, catch new episodes of Degrassi and Gigantic on TeenNick on Friday. You can also catch A Home at the End of the World on Sundance Saturday. Then, don't miss the premiere of Game of Thrones on HBO on Sunday, plus brand new episodes of American Dad, The Amazing Race, Desperate Housewives, and Brothers & Sisters!
Friday, April 15
9:00pm: Degrassi, TeenNick (1 hr) NEW
Last week, Fiona came out to her mom and her best friend Holly J as a lesbian. Now that she’s out, will her feelings for Holly J come to the surface? And how will Fiona’s transgender ex Adam respond when his two best friends Eli and Clare start to grow apart as a couple?
9:00pm: Gigantic, TeenNick (1 hr) NEW
On tonight’s episode, the paparazzi wreak havoc on Piper’s family: could it have anything to do with her famous dad’s secret boyfriend? Tune in and find out!
10:00pm: A Home at the End of the World, Sundance (1.5 hr)
Catch the GLAAD Media Award nominated film (based on Michael Cunningham’s Pulitzer prize winning novel) starring Colin Farrell as a bisexual man in the 80s who forms an unusual family with his gay best friend Jonathan and free spirit Clare.
Sunday, April 17
7:30pm: American Dad!, Fox (30 min) NEW
After Snot gets unceremoniously rejected by Hayley, his best friend Steve and their omnisexual extraterrestrial housemate Roger devise a plan to cheer him up that includes Roger dressing up as Steve’s cousin from Jersey, Jenny Fromdabloc.
8:00pm: Amazing Race: Unfinished Business, CBS (1 hr) NEW
Sisters Kisha & Jen have jumped up to 3rd place after last week’s leg through India! Can they hold onto their lead over the competition as they make their way to Austria this week? Tune in and root them on tonight!
9:00pm: Game of Thrones, HBO (1 hr) SERIES PREMIERE
In this medieval series based on the bestselling novels, follow the violent dynastic struggles among noble families for control of the Iron Throne, including the current king's gay brother Renly and his love interest Loras, the Knight of Flowers.
9:00pm: Desperate Housewives, ABC (1 hr) NEW
This week, Bree desperately tries to convince her gay son Andrew not to confess to Carlos that he was the one responsible for Carlos’s mother’s death in the hit-and-run accident in season one. When Andrew confesses his hand in her death, how will Carlos react? Take a look at this clip for a preview of the drama tonight:
10:00pm: Brothers & Sisters, ABC (1 hr) NEW
On tonight’s episode “Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” Scotty runs into Michelle, the woman he and Kevin tried to have a surrogate pregnancy with. After seeing her, Scotty is suspicious of her behavior and her whereabouts over the last months.
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