What to Watch: This Weekend

Happy May Day, TV fans! It may be beautiful outside, but that's no reason to head to the beach! Stay home and check out some glaadBLOG faves, like The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency (HBO), American Dad! (Fox) and Brothers & Sisters (ABC). Friday, May 1 10:00 pm Real Time with Bill Maher, HBO (1 hr) NEW This no-holds barred news show is broadcast live, so you never know what to expect. Bill regularly discusses LGBT issues and features gay panelists and commentators, so check it out! ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Saturday, May 2 9:00 pm Color Splash, HGTV (30 min) NEW Gay interior designer David Bromstad reworks living spaces. Tonight he jazzes up a sad-looking patio by adding jewel tones. Zing!

Jai and his yorkie get their Groom on

9:00 pm Groomer Has It, Animal Planet (1 hr) NEW Jai Rodriguez hosts this campy fave, with Huber and Bill as gay contestants. 10:00 pm The Graham Norton Show, BBC America (1 hr) NEW Openly gay talk show host Graham Norton sits down with British “It” couple Katie Price and Peter Andre. Comedian Jimmy Carr also swings by. --------------------------------------------------- Sunday, May 3 7:00 pm Sit Down, Shut Up, Fox (30 min) NEW Andrew is a bisexual drama teacher at Knob Haven High. Please note the new time slot. 8:00 pm Any Dream Will Do, BBC America (1 hr) NEW Contestants compete for the lead in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in a production on London’s West End. One of the judges is openly gay actor/singer John Barrowman, with host Graham Norton. Only eight boys remain as the competition grows fierce. 8:00 pm The Amazing Race 14, CBS (1 hr) NEW Gay racer Luke placed second with his mom while lesbian contestant Kisha finished fourth with her sister last week. Only a one more leg to go… Who will win the race? 8:00 pm Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, ABC (1 hr) NEW Gay designer Michael Moloney joins the team this week to help a family in North Carolina rebuild their deteriorating home.

BK solves mysteries -- while doing great hair!

8:00 pm The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, HBO (1 hr) NEW Precious is Botswana’s first female private investigator. She has a gay hairdresser named BK who acts as a crucial means of emotional support. 9:00 pm Desperate Housewives, ABC (1 hr) NEW Gale Harold fans rejoice! The actor returns to Wisteria Lane this week, but will Susan take him back? 9:30 pm American Dad!, Fox (30 min) NEW Stan has had it with Roger being a selfish brat, but when he calls Roger out, Roger declares that he has been sent to earth as “the decider,” responsible for the fate of humankind, which is actually sort of believable, being that Roger is an alien with strong opinions. 10:00 pm Brothers & Sisters, ABC (1 hr) NEW Kevin was tempted by sex with his ex, Chad, and he managed to politely refuse, so why is his sister, Kitty, running around kissing men who aren’t her husband?