What to Watch: This Weekend

December 12, 2008
Friday, December 12 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. 8:30 pm South of Nowhere, The N (30 min) SERIES FINALE - Be sure to tune in for this finale episode and check out the premiere of a brand new PSA from GLAAD! [read more] 9:00 pm True Hollywood Story, E! (1 hr) NEW - This brand new episode gives Clay Aiken's story, which will definitely include his recent coming out as gay. 9:00 pm Starter Wife, USA (1 hr) SEASON FINALE - The series, based on the miniseries special, brings back Chris Diamantopoulos as Rodney, Molly's best friend. 9:00 pm Lipstick Jungle, NBC (1 hr) NEW - Victory's assistant Roy is gay.   Saturday, December 13         9:00 pm Color Splash, HGTV (30 min) NEW - Out interior designer David Bromstad reworks living spaces. Tonight a den makeover increases storage space. 10:00 pm The Graham Norton Show, BBC America (1 hr) NEW - Out Irish comedian Graham Norton presents his comedy chat show. Tonight, Barry Manilow stops by for a visit.   Sunday, December 14 8:00 pm Survivor: Gabon, CBS (3 hrs) SEASON FINALE - Charlie was voted off, but he's now part of the Jury. 8:00 pm The Simpsons, Fox (30 min) REPEAT - A handful of recurring characters are gay. In this episode, Bart finds a rich kid who looks just like him, and the two switch places. [read more] 9:30 pm American Dad!, Fox (30 min) REPEAT - Omnisexual alien Roger is a series regular. 10:00 pm Desperate Housewives, ABC (1 hr) REPEAT - See where Andrew has ended up five years down the road in this repeat of the fifth season opener. 11:00 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, Chihuahuas and the married science teacher.