What to Watch: This Weekend

October 24, 2008

Friday, October 24

12:00 pm Swingtown, Bravo (13 hrs) REPEAT - A marathon of the first (and possibly last) season of the CBS series. [read more]

8:00 pm America's Toughest Jobs, NBC (1 hr) SEASON FINALE - Lesbian contestant Sandy Gabriel is among the group of men and women attempting dangerous and difficult jobs.

8:00 pm Degrassi: The Next Generation, The N (30 min) NEW - Someone’s gay on the football team. Who could it be? 

8:30 pm South of Nowhere, The N (1 hr) NEW - Kyla tries to be honest with Ashley.

9:00 pm Starter Wife, USA (1 hr) NEW - The series, based on the miniseries special, brings back Chris Diamantopoulos as Rodney, Molly's best friend. He's decorating the home of an A-list action star, and nursing quite the crush on him, but the question is: is the actor gay or straight? 

Saturday, October 25

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9:00 pm Color Splash, HGTV (30 min) NEWOut interior designer David Bromstad reworks living spaces. A dining room receives the Bromstad treatment this week. 

10:00 pm The Graham Norton Show, BBC America (1 hr) NEWOut Irish comedian Graham Norton presents the fourth season of his comedy chat show. Cyndi Lauper stops by tonight!      

Sunday, October 26 

9:00 pm Desperate Housewives, ABC (1 hr) NEW - Tonight's episode shows what happened during the five years that passed between last season's finale and this season's premiere. Andrew, Bree's gay son, now works as her business assistant. 

9:00 pm True Blood, HBO (1 hr) NEWThe new series by Alan Ball includes pansexual vampires and gay chef Lafayette, who dabbles in both drug dealing and a private escort service for closeted politicians. [read more

9:30 pm American Dad!, Fox (30 min) NEW - Omnisexual alien Roger is a series regular, and gay couple Terry and Greg are recurring characters. 

10:00 pm Brothers & Sisters, ABC (1 hr) NEW - Kevin has an uncomfortable first outing with Scotty’s conservative and disapproving parents. 

10:00 pm Entourage, HBO (30 min) NEWRex Lee plays Lloyd, Ari's assistant. This week, Ari is preoccupied with a big career move. [read more

10:00 pm Mad Men, AMC (1 hr) NEWThis recent Emmy Award winner features Bryan Batt as Salvatore, a closeted art director at the ad agency. New employee Kurt recently outed himself to the office to clarify that he and Peggy are just friends. [read more

10:00 pm Skins, BBC America (1 hr) NEW - In this teen drama, Maxxie is the cute blondie that can get any boy he wants. This episode focuses on Sid. [read more

10:30 pm Little Britain USA, HBO (30 min) NEW - Emily Howard gets arrested.