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 Wednesday 10/10: Back to Back Modern Family, Chicago Fire Series Premiere
Tonight catch the series premiere of Chicago Fire and special back-to-back episodes Modern Family, plus all new episodes of Survivor: Phillippines and The Challenge: Battle of the Seasons.
What to Watch: Wednesday, October 10
8:00pm: Survivor: Philippines, CBS (1 hr) NEW
New alliances are formed and another castaway is voted out of the game following the tribal meetings. This season's cast includes out contestant Dana Lambert.
9:00pm: Modern Family, ABC (30 mins) NEW
Mitch and Cam drop Lily off for her first day of kindergarten, but get called back in for a meeting with the confrontational mothers of a boy Lily fights with. Meanwhile, Claire and Phil embarrass Haley as they help her set up at college and Jay and Gloria attend a baby class.
9:30pm: Modern Family, ABC (30 mins) NEW
Mitchell attempts to trick Cam into getting a job now that Lily is in school; Phil and Claire's five year plan has him set to get a vasectomy; and Jay and Gloria disagree about whether they should find out the baby's sex or not.
10:00pm: Chicago Fire, NBC (1 hr) SERIES PREMIERE
Following a tragedy at Chicago Firehouse 51, Casey and Severide point the finger at each other. Casey also deals with separating from his wife. Watch the trailer below.
10:00pm: The Challenge: Battle of the Seasons, MTV (1 hr) NEW
Ryan goes all out on a psychological attack against his enemies. This season's cast includes out contestants Frank, Sam, JD and Preston.
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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