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: This Weekend, May 18-20
This weekend catch the Billboard Music Awards, Nurse Jackie meets with her divorce lawyers, a new episode of The Borgias and showings of As Good as It Gets and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.
What to Watch: Saturday, May 19
8:00pm: As Good as It Gets, Flix (2.5 hrs) REPEAT
A single mother, a gay artist and a misanthropic author form an unlikely friendship. Watch the trailer below.
8:30pm: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Comedy Central (2.5 hrs) REPEAT
Sacha Baron Cohen stars as out French race car driver Jean Girard, rival and eventual friend of lead Ricky Bobby (Will Ferrell), in this 2007 GLAAD Media Award nominated film. Check out the trailer below.
What to Watch: Sunday, May 20
8:00pm: Billboard Music Awards, ABC (3 hrs) NEW
Chart topping artists are honored as Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell host. Keep an eye out for Lady Gaga who has a very impressive 10 nominations.
9:00pm: Nurse Jackie, Showtime (30 mins) NEW
Jackie meets with her divorce lawyers for the first time; a patient wants apologies after suffering an injury at the hospital; and Akalitus creates an elaborate charade when an old mentor of hers is admitted as a dementia patient.
10:00pm: The Borgias, Showtime (1 hr) NEW
Juan lays siege to a castle; Lucrezia stalls her family's attempts to marry her off; and Della Rovere recruits a young man to be part of his suicide assassin plot.
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