What to Watch: This Weekend

November 21, 2008
Friday, November 21 Check local listings Dr. Phil, syndicated (1 hr) NEW - Proposition 8 is discussed by guests including Joe Solmonese, president of the Human Rights Campaign, and Gavin Newsom, mayor of San Francisco. 8:00 pm Degrassi: The Next Generation, The N (30 min) NEW - Though gay faves Marco, Dylan, Alex and Paige have graduated, it doesn't mean there aren't new gay high school students to love! Check out this teen hit and meet the new characters.  
Gavin Newsom

Gavin Newsom

8:30 pm South of Nowhere, The N (30 min) NEW - Spencer has to make a college decision, and things with Ashley might hang in the balance. [read more]   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, November 22         9:00 pm Color Splash, HGTV (30 min) NEW - Out interior designer David Bromstad reworks living spaces. Tonight, his attention is on a den. 10:00 pm The Graham Norton Show, BBC America (1 hr) NEW - Out Irish comedian Graham Norton presents the fourth season of his comedy chat show. Sunday, November 23 9:00 pm True Blood, HBO (1 hr) SEASON FINALE - The 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. Tonight, we finally find out who's been murdering all those "fang-banging" women. [read more] 10:00 pm Entourage, HBO (30 min) SEASON FINALE - Rex Lee plays Lloyd, Ari's assistant. [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 week's episode focuses on Effy. [read more] 10:30 pm Summer Heights High, HBO (30 min) NEW - This Australian mockumentary satirizes high school life, and features Mr. G., a sexually ambiguous drama teacher with a love for the theater and Chihuahuas.