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 Monday 10/29: Love Free or Die Broadcast Premiere!
Tonight catch the national broadcast premiere of Love Free or Die, plus all new episodes of The Voice, Partners and RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race.
What to Watch: Monday, October 29
8:00pm: The Voice, NBC (2 hrs) NEW
Knockout Rounds begin tonight with contestants facing off against each other and each picking their own songs. In these rounds there are no saves and half the contestants will be eliminated. Out contestant De'Borah Garner is on Team Xtina.
8:30pm: Partners, CBS (30 mins) NEW
Joe is concerned about Ali kissing Wyatt and wonders how platonic it could possibly be. Meanwhile, financial problems force Joe and Louis to try and get their old jobs back.
9:00pm: RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race, Logo (1 hr) NEW
The contestants compete for laughs during "RuPaul's Gaff-In" as they impersonate their favorite celebrities with guest judge Busy Phillips. Stay tuned for a new episode of Untucked immediately following as the drag queens discuss the night's episode.
10:00pm: Independent Lens: Love Free or Die, PBS (1 hr) NEW
Love Free or Die is a documentary that chronicles story of the first openly gay Episcopal Bishop, Gene Robinson. After his consecration in 2003, Bishop Robinson was the center of a controversy within the worldwide Anglican Communion. Facing personal exclusion from his church, threats of violence, and a lack of legal protections for LGBT families in the US, Gene Robinson became a historic figure that continues to inspire other LGBT and straight clergy, lay people, politicians, pundits, and the American people. Watch the trailer below.
This morning and afternoon, check your local listings for information about Ellen, The Talk (CBS) and The Chew (ABC). Days of Our Lives on NBC (check local listings for time) features gay character Will as a series regular; keep an eye out for developments between Will and recurring gay characters Sonny and Neil.
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