What to Watch Weekend 2/1-3: NAACP Image Awards and Cyndi Lauper Accepts an Award for Her Work with LGBT Youth

This weekend catch the NAACP Image Awards, a showing of Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin and a special episode of Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual! Plus all new episodes of Malibu Country, Spartacus: War of the Damned, Girls and Downton Abbey.

What to Watch: Friday, February 1

8:00pm: NAACP Image Awards, NBC (2 hrs) NEW

Tonight's NAACP Image Awards honor the achievements of people of color in film, television, literature and music. View the list of LGBT-inclusive nominees here.

8:30pm: Malibu Country, ABC (30 mins) NEW

Geoffrey helps Lillie Mae enroll in improv classes. Meanwhile, Reba's writing advice to Cash comes back to haunt her when Cash writes a play that has a lot of similarities to Reba's real life marital problems.

9:00pm: Spartacus: War of the Damned, Starz (1 hr) NEW

Spartacus begins a bold assault to acquire food and shelter for his followers and Crassus continues to build his army and welcomes a surprise guest to his ranks.

This morning and afternoon, check your local listings for information about EllenThe 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 Sonny.

What to Watch: Saturday, February 2

9:00pm: Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual, WE Tv (30 mins) NEW

Cyndi plans a fun day out for her family and friends at Brooklyn's Coney Island, but she can't escape work and fans who want photos which upsets her son.

9:30pm: Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual, WE Tv (30 mins) NEW

Cyndi visits Washington D.C. to accept an award for her work with LGBT youth and gets her chance to speak with important political players. Check out a sneak peek of Cyndi speaking with out Congressman Polis below.

10:00pm: Girls, HBO (30 mins) NEW

Hannah decides to throw a mature grown up party to celebrate her writing job, but her friends' behavior leaves much to be desired. Marney and Audrey argue, Shoshanna realizes she unknowingly took her relationship with Ray to a new level and Jessa meets Thomas-John's parents.

What to Watch: Sunday, February 3

8:00pm: Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin, PBS (1.5 hrs) REPEAT

The film chronicles the life of Bayard Rustin, an openly gay African American man who worked for more than 50 years as an advocate for various human rights initiatives. He most famously advised Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and was the chief organizer of the 1963 March on Washington. Yet, because he was gay, Rustin’s work and accomplishments were often carried out behind the scenes.

9:00pm: Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey, PBS (1 hr) NEW

Tensions continue between Cora and Robert rise as they stop talking to each other. Meanwhile, the servants shun Isobel and Matthew and Robert find themselves at odds.

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