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 Weekend 10/5-7: Upstairs Downstairs Season Premiere
This weekend catch the season premiere of Upstairs Downstairs; plus all new episodes of Revenge, The Good Wife, Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta and The Amazing Race; as well as a showing of Brokeback Mountain.
What to Watch: Friday, October 5
9:00pm: Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta, TLC (30 mins) NEW
A woman clashes with her son over the idea of a sexy dress for her vow renewal ceremony and a bride-to-be's mother doesn't agree with her daughter's desire for a gown with a lace back.
9:30pm: Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta, TLC (30 mins) NEW
One bride-to-be is fed up with her sister's comparisons between their weddings. Meanwhile, a traditional family dislikes a bride's desire for a modern gown.
This morning and afternoon, check your local listings for information about Ellen,The Talk (CBS) & 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.
What to Watch: Saturday, October 6
7:45pm: Brokeback Mountain, Showtime 2 (2.25 hrs) REPEAT
This Outstanding Film Wide Release GLAAD Media Award recipient follows the secret romance of two cowboys and the impact the relationship has on their lives through the years. Watch the trailer below.
What to Watch: Sunday, October 7
8:00pm: The Amazing Race, CBS (1 hr) NEW
The race continues in Surabaya, Indonesia. This season's cast includes gay couple Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge (better known as The Fabulous Beekman Boys) and gay Chippendales dancer Jaymes Vaughan.
9:00pm: Revenge, ABC (1 hr) NEW
Emily works to re-connect with the Graysons, but things get complicated when new secrets are revealed and Emily struggles to sever the connection between herself, Amanda and Amanda's unborn child.
9:00pm: The Good Wife, CBS (1 hr) NEW
Will tries to help the firm through their financial difficulties by turning down a low settlement on his first case back from suspension, but the move may end up costing the firm more than he thought. Meanwhile, Alicia involuntarily helps Peter's campaign.
9:00pm: Upstairs Downstairs, PBS (1 hr) SEASON PREMIERE
The second season premiere of this British period drama introduces Alex Kingston as Blanche Mottershead, a doctor who was in a relationship with Lady Portia Alresford and suffers the consequences when Portia releases a thinly veiled memoir about their relationship.
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