What to Watch: This Weekend

Degrassi: The Next Generation is finally back and just in time to kick off the weekend with a two part episode brimming with drama. Need more? Then stay tuned for a sexy Saturday night with Prince Jack Benjamin on an all new Kings. Friday, July 3
Degrassi's fave gay football player Riley

Degrassi's fave gay football player Riley

9:00 pm Degrassi: The Next Generation, The N (1 hr) NEW This Canadian fave returns with back to back episodes as Jane finds her father suddenly back in her life. She struggles to cope with this change and the hate she feels toward him, but can’t remember why she’s angry. Maybe gay football player Riley can help her out? 9:00 pm Mental, Fox (1 hr) NEW Carrie Bradshaw’s gay BFF, Willie Garson, guest stars as a suicidal gambling addict who testifies on behalf of a fellow patient charged with manslaughter. Meanwhile a possible romance buds amongst co-workers. Let’s hope lesbian psychiatrist Chloe Artis is one of those co-workers. 11:00 pm Jeffery and Cole Casserole, Logo (1hr) NEW YouTube sensations Jeffery Self and Cole Escola bring their hilarious web videos from the small screen to the slightly bigger screen. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Saturday, July 4
Gay fave Prince Jack

Jack is finally out...and marrying a woman?!

8:00 pm Kings, NBC (1 hr) NEW Jack finally accepted his sexuality only to be spurned by Queen Rose. But will the gay Prince really marry manipulative Katrina just to spite his mother? Rose and King Silas seem to have different opinions on the matter. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Sunday, July 5 8:00 pm Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, ABC (1 hrs) REPEAT The dream team works to rebuild a wheel chair bound, former army medic’s dilapidated double-wide. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, makes an appearance to present the Cooper family with a gift while they vacation in Washington D.C. The show features openly gay designer Michael Moloney. 9:00 pm True Blood, HBO (1 hr) REPEAT Here’s your second chance in case you missed the chilling season two premiere. The fate of gay chef Lafayette was left up in the air in the season finale. We already know what happened but will keep the secret for those just coming out of the coffin. 9:00 pm The Next Food Network Star, Food Network (1 hr) NEW It’ all about Rachel Ray today as the contestants compete in a kid-friendly challenge before moving on to their first live demo for an audience. Gay chef Michael Proietti will no doubt rock this challenge like he’s done ever other week. 10:00 pm Brooke Knows Best, VH1 (30 min) NEW Let’s see what happens this week with the introduction of a new beau for Brooke. Will gay BFF Glenn approve? 10:00 pm How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? BBC America (1 hr) NEW The six remaining contestants compete for the lead in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End production of The Sound of Music. One of the judges is openly gay actor/singer John Barrowman, with host Graham Norton.