It's a night of premieres: Syfy introduces a new gay character on Warehouse 13 and kicks off a new season of Eureka. TNT''s The Closer returns for its seventh and final season and HGTV has a new mentor on its new season of Design Star.
What to Watch: Monday, July 11
8:00pm: The Secret Life of the American Teenager, ABC Family (1 hr) NEW
Last week Amy and Ricky argued after he referred to her as his wife and then retracted the statement. Adrian and Ben are having problems of their own, she suspects he's unhappy and tricks him to find out if he wants to remain married to her. Hopefully things are better for Nora and Griffin although we haven't seen much of the lesbian and gay characters lately.
8:00pm: Eureka, Syfy (1 hr) SEASON PREMIERE
Eureka kicks off a new season. Let's hope Vincent, Eureka's main street coffee shop owner and the show's only gay character, will have a little more than just a few lines in each episode this season.
9:00pm: Warehouse 13, Syfy (1 hr) SEASON PREMIERE
The Warehouse has a new team member and he's openly gay. Steve Jinks (Aaron Ashmore) is a secret service agent with the ability to tell when people are lying.
9:00pm: The Closer, TNT (1 hr) SEASON PREMIERE
The Closer returns for its seventh and last season with an ongoing plotline that threatens to take the whole team down. LAPD's Major Crimes Deputy Chief, Brenda Leigh, is at the center of a wrongful-death lawsuit. Out coroner Dr. Morales is also featured.
9:00pm: Design Star, HGTV (1 hr) SEASON PREMIERE
HGTV's design competition is back and this time they enlisted the help of first season winner David Bromstad to mentor the contestants. This year's crop of competitors includes four out designers: Kevin, a fashion merchandise director from Chicago, Karl, also from Chicago, has over 10 years of design experience, Leslie is a former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader turned home stagger and Tyler, a New York City based designer who specializes in the use of recycled materials.
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