What to Watch: This Weekend, May 13-15
This Friday, don't miss encore presentations of Lady Gaga's Monster Ball Tour and the documentary Becoming Chaz, followed by a special about the film on The Doc Club. And on Saturday, catch GLAAD Media Award nominated comedy Easy A, followed by Sunday's all new episodes of American Dad, Game of Thrones and the two hour season finale of Desperate Housewives!
Friday, May 13
7:00pm: Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour, HBO2 (2 hrs) REPEAT
Whether you missed the debut last weekend or you're ready for a second viewing, put your paws up for the full Gaga concert experience at Madison Square Garden re-airing tonight!
8:00pm: Becoming Chaz, OWN (2 hrs) REPEAT
Catch the highly anticipated Chaz Bono documentary as it re-airs tonight, following Chaz’s emotional and physical transition as the doc launches the OWN Documentary Club, followed by a discussion of the premiere with Rosie O’Donnell (see below for details).
10:30pm: The Doc Club with Rosie O’Donnell, OWN (1 hr) NEW
Follow the discussion after the re-airing of Becoming Chaz as OWN collaborator Rosie O’Donnell hosts a one-hour special event. During the special, Rosie invites the audience and callers to participate in the conversation with Chaz Bono, his family and the filmmakers of this courageous doc.
Saturday, May 14
9:00pm: Easy A, Starz (2 hrs) NEW
Catch this GLAAD Media Award nominated teen comedy about Olive's campaign to help her bullied gay friend Brandon by sullying her reputation and shake things up with their judgmental conservative classmates!
Sunday, May 15
7:30pm: American Dad!, Fox (30 min) NEW
When Roger infuriates his wife with his flirtatious streak at his office where she's now a coworker, Francine retaliates with a little flirting of her own and war breaks out. Meanwhile, omnisexual alien Roger and Steve start a birdhouse building business to raise some quick cash.
9:00pm: Game of Thrones, HBO (1 hr) NEW
When Ned and King Robert clash this week over how to handle Daenerys's alliance with the Dothraki, will Robert's charismatic gay brother Renly (who also serves as one of his advisors) be able to lead the king and his men to a suitable course of action? Don't miss tonight's episode to find out!
9:00pm: Desperate Housewives, ABC (1 hr) SEASON FINALE PT. 1
In the first part of the two hour season finale, Mike's gay neighbor and lawyer Bob finds out that Felicia offered Mike $10,000 to kill Paul, and Bob's partner Lee is convinced that Bree's new cop boyfriend Chuck is gay. When she goes to the station to meet him later and sees a picture of him and his former police partner on his desk, she learns something interesting about their relationship from another cop.
10:00pm: Desperate Housewives, ABC (1 hr) SEASON FINALE PT. 2
And in the second installment of the season finale, the Wisteria Lane couples attend a "progressive dinner" at Bree's house that gets scandalous when Bree and Chuck's libido ruins the dinner. Here's an extended sneak peek at Bob, Lee and their neighbors reacting to Bree and Chuck's smoky entrées:
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) amplifies the voice of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community by empowering real people to share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively. By ensuring that the stories of LGBT people are heard through the media, GLAAD promotes understanding, increases acceptance, and advances equality. For more information, see www.glaad.org, www.facebook.com/glaad and www.twitter.com/glaad.