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 Tuesday 10/9: It Gets Better 2 Airs on MTV, Logo
Tonight catch the second It Gets Better special on MTV and Logo, plus all new episodes of The New Normal, Go On and The Voice.
What to Watch: Tuesday, October 9
8:00pm: The Voice, NBC (1 hr) NEW
The battle rounds continue as contestants battle their teammates in duets with help from mentors Billie Joe Armstrong, Mary J. Blige, Michael Buble and Rob Thomas. This season the twist is that coaches can steal a losing artist for their own team. Out contestant De'Borah is a member of Team Xtina.
9:00pm: Go On, NBC (30 mins) NEW
The group intervenes when Ryan begins showing classic grieving symptoms. Meanwhile, Ryan attempts to divert attention from himself by fixing Lauren's relationship and making Danny face reality rather than living in a fantasy world.
9:30pm: The New Normal, NBC (30 mins) NEW
Shania and a friend get pretend engaged and Bryan goes overboard planning the perfect wedding for the two with Goldie's help. Meanwhile, David will make a life-changing decision.
11:00pm: It Gets Better 2, MTV, Logo (1 hr) NEW
Following the original It Gets Better special which aired this past February, MTV and Logo are simultaneously airing a second special hosted by Dan Savage and his partner Terry Miller that introduces three new teens who share the joys and struggles of being open about their sexual orientation and gender identity. 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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