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 22 - 24
On Friday night, catch the back-to-back season finales of Degrassi and Gigantic plus Barbara Walter's interview with Elton John and David Furnish on 20/20, and on Saturday night, don't miss the premiere of HBO's original film Cinema Verite. Then on Sunday, tune in to The Amazing Race, Desperate Housewives, and Brothers & Sisters!
Friday, April 22
9:00pm: Degrassi, TeenNick (1 hr) SEASON FINALE
Holly J was supportive of her best friend Fiona when she came out, but when she learns about Fiona’s feelings for her during tonight’s finale, will this new development get in the way of their friendship? Don’t miss the final episode of season 10 tonight to find out!
9:00pm: Gigantic, TeenNick (1 hr) SEASON FINALE
On tonight’s season finale, Piper sets out to get her dad to come out of the closet and introduce his secret boyfriend Charlie to the world. Will her plan to bring their family secret into the public eye work out or backfire? Check out this preview of the finale:
10:00pm: 20/20, ABC (1 hr)
Elton John and his partner David Furnish sit down with Barbara Walters for their first American interview since the birth of their son, Zachary. In the interview, John and Furnish discuss fatherhood and introduce Walters to their four-and-a-half-month old son!
Saturday, April 23
9:00pm: Cinema Verite, HBO (1.5 hrs) PREMIERE
Don’t miss HBO’s original film based on the first-ever reality series, An American Life. The movie goes behind the scenes of creating the series that launched the Loud family into the public eye in 1973 as Pat and Bill Loud’s marriage crumbled in front of the nation, and their son Lance came out as the first openly gay man on television.
Sunday, April 24
8:00pm: Amazing Race: Unfinished Business, CBS (1 hr) NEW
Out contestant Kisha and her sister-teammate Jen fell to fourth place in last week’s trip to Vienna; will they be able to make it back to the top as they make their way to Switzerland via Lichtenstein in tonight's leg through the Alps?
9:00pm: Desperate Housewives, ABC (1 hr) NEW
Gabey disobeys Carlos’s orders not to see Bree or the Van De Kamps after finding out that Bree’s gay son Andrew was responsible for the death of Carlos’s mother.
10:00pm: Brothers & Sisters, ABC (1 hr) NEW
After Scotty’s chance encounter last week with Michelle, the surrogate he and Kevin tried to have a pregnancy with, he does some digging this week and makes a shocking discovery that brings a new life into the Walker family! Who's the addition? Tune in and find out!
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Elton John and his partner David Furnish sit down with Barbara Walters for their first major U.S. Television interview since the birth of their son, Zachary, this past Christmas. In the interview, John and Furnish discuss why they wanted a child, how they kept the baby a secret until he was born, and how fatherhood has changed them both. They also introduce Walters to Zachary, their four-and-a-half-month old son. John will also reveal details of his latest project.