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, May 6 – May 8
This Friday, catch a repeat of Cinema Verite if you missed it the first time, and on Saturday, celebrate Mother's Day with Rosie O'Donnell and other Extraordinary Moms, followed by the Lada Gaga concert airing on HBO! Then on Sunday, don't miss the season finales of The Amazing Race and Brothers & Sisters, plus brand new eps of American Dad, Game of Thrones, and Desperate Housewives!
Friday, May 6
9:00pm: Cinema Verite, HBO (1.5 hrs) REPEAT
Catch the re-airing of 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.
Saturday, May 7
8:00pm: Extraordinary Moms, OWN (1.5 hrs) NEW
In honor of Mother’s Day this weekend, the power of motherhood is celebrated by featuring inspirational moms like Rosie O’Donnell, Hillary Clinton, and Christiane Amanpour discuss the challenges and rewards of being a mother.
9:00pm: Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour, HBO (2 hrs) NEW
Put your paws up and get ready for the full Gaga concert experience as her performance at Madison Square Garden airs tonight! Here’s a sneak peek at the event, don’t miss it:
Sunday, May 8
7:30pm: American Dad!, Fox (30 min) NEW
Stan and Francine war over how to redecorate the house to the point that they split the house down the middle to get their aesthetic way. Meanwhile, omnisexual alien Roger join Steve and the guys when they use Barry's card counting skills at a local casino.
8:00pm: Amazing Race: Unfinished Business, CBS (2 hrs) SEASON FINALE
After jumping up to 2nd place in Switzerland, Kisha & Jen are proving they have what it takes to win it all! Tune in tonight for the season finale and cheer on the sister duo as they make their way through Brazil to cross the finish line in Miami!
9:00pm: Game of Thrones, HBO (1 hr) NEW
The king’s gay brother Renly has organized a tournament to welcome Ned to the King’s Landing this week. Will the building tension between the Starks and the Lannisters start to boil over tonight?
9:00pm: Desperate Housewives, ABC (1 hr) NEW
This week, Paul begins to suspect that Susan is responsible for his rapidly declining health, and when Gaby lets her daughter Juanita watch a horror movie that has her too scared to sleep in her own room, will partners Bob and Lee have a similar problem with their daughter?
10:00pm: Brothers & Sisters, ABC (1 hr) SEASON FINALE
Sarah and Luc are tying the knot in tonight’s season finale, and her brother Kevin and his partner Scotty are on hand to celebrate with their son Daniel and their daughter Olivia, who’s all dolled up as one of Sarah’s flowergirls. But when a surprise guest shows up, will Sarah’s wedding go smoothly? Don’t miss tonight’s finale!
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