What to Watch: Thursday

March 5, 2009
Happy Thursday, everyone! We've got new comedies like Ugly Betty and The Office as well as new episodes of LGBT-inclusive reality series Survivor: Tocantins and Hell’s Kitchen, not to mention our fave filmmaker Jenni Olson talk about Prop 8 on The News Hour with Jim Lehrer. > 6:00 PM The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, PBS (1 hr) NEW From our fave filmmaker Jenni Olson: Tune in tonight to see the Olson-Dorf family talk about Prop 8. Times vary; check local listings. > 8:00 PM Ugly Betty, ABC (1 hr) NEW Ignacio participates in a cook-off for a chance to win enough money to buy the Suarez’s family home. Unfortunately, he’s going head-to-head with a world-famous chef. Ay dios mios! > 8:00 PM Survivor: Tocantins, CBS (1 hr) NEW Among those vying to be Sole Survivor is gay college student, Spencer Duhm. > 9:00 PM The Office, NBC (30 min) NEW It’s Valentine’s Day at Dunder-Mifflin and all the singles are pairing up while those in coupledom are banished from the office. (Does this mean we get to see Oscar’s partner?) > 9:00 PM Hell’s Kitchen, Fox (1 hr) NEW 12 chefs remain to obtain the “head chef” position at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City. One of the contestants is a lesbian from Las Vegas named LA.