What to Watch: This Weekend

February 13, 2009
A veritable cornucopia of television awaits this Valentine's weekend, so cuddle up to your sweetheart, flip on the tube, and enjoy favorites like The Amazing Race 14, The L Word and The United States of Tara. FRIDAY > 7:30 PM Kinsey, IFC (2 hrs) REPEAT If you never saw this 2004 film about sex researcher Alfred Kinsey, it is a must-watch. Why? Well, it won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Film, for one thing. SATURDAY > 9:00 PM Grey's Anatomy, ABC (1 hr) REPEAT It’s crossover mania when the team from Private Practice pays a visit to Seattle Grace. Maybe Addison can help Callie decide what to do with the sexy new doc Arizona. > 9:00 PM Color Splash, HGTV (30 min) NEW Gay interior designer David Bromstad reworks living spaces. . Tonight, he’s inspired by the Hollywood Regency style, characterized by romantic lines, period details and classic Hollywood glamour. SUNDAY > 8:00 PM The Amazing Race 14, CBS (1 hr) SEASON PREMIERE The 14th season kicks off with 11 teams competing to win the ultimate prize. One team is made up of gay activist Mel White and his bi son Mike White. > 8:00 PM Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, ABC (1 hr) REPEAT Gay designer Michael Moloney joins the home improvement gang to help out a family whose home has been taken over by toxic mold. > 9:00 PM Big Love, HBO (1 hr) NEW Everyone has something to hide. Alby is married to several women and yet cruises for sex in men’s bathrooms, while Heather pines away for her best friend Sarah. > 9:00 PM The L Word, Showtime (1 hr) NEW Now that pregnant transman Max has been dumped by Tom, who will he turn to? Certainly not the evil Jenny, who still insists on using female pronouns, like a complete idiot. > 9:00 PM Desperate Housewives, ABC (1 hr) NEW Economic hardships have affected everyone, even on the idyllic Wysteria Lane. Then why has Bree given Andrew a raise? Orson demands to find out the truth of the matter. > 9:30 PM American Dad!, Fox (30 min) NEW The Smiths learn that Roger the Alien has been cheating on them with three other families! Is he a one family kind of guy, or is he a bird that simply cannot be caged? > 10:00 PM Brothers & Sisters, ABC (1 hr) NEW Norah tries to reconnect with Ryan as Rebecca disappears with her father to New York. Our question: what does this have to do with Kevin and Scotty, television’s cutest couple? > 10:00 PM The United States of Tara, Showtime (30 min) NEW In this new comedy about a woman with multiple personalities, Marshall is her sweet, sensitive son who has a crush on a cute boy from class.