What to Watch: This Weekend

Sundays are bigger then ever with the return of all your faves, including Desperate Housewives and The Amazing Race. Watch as gay brothers Dan and Sam McMillen take on  eight countries in 21-days in the most incredible race around the world. Friday, September 25 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, September 26 9:00 pm Color Splash, HGTV (30 min) NEW Gay interior designer David Bromstad reworks living spaces. Tonight he makes over a master bedroom in high fashion style. 9:00 pm Making His Band, MTV (1 hr) NEW Since Sean “Diddy” Combs’ other music series did so well, he has decided to use this spin-off to document the formation of his own band for his upcoming tour. Competing for one of the coveted back up singer spots is the talented Jaila Simms, a transgender woman from Chicago. Can this fabulous singer win a spot in Diddy’s new band? Better watch and find out! ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Sunday, September 27
Gay brother Dan and Sam fight to win The Amazing Race

Gay brothers Dan and Sam fight to win The Amazing Race

7:00pm Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, ABC (2 hr) SEASON PREMIERE In part one of this two hour premiere, the team travels to Wisconsin to rebuild the Huber family’s dilapidated farmhouse. In part two, the new house is revealed to the decorated firefighter and his family. Patricia Heaton helps with the build. The show features openly gay designer Eduardo Xol. 7:30 pm American Dad, FOX (30 min) SEASON PREMIERE It’s a Veterans’ Day celebration on this season five opener and Steve is chosen to sing the national anthem, but not if Stan doesn’t think he’s ready. Plus omnisexual alien Roger is desperate to watch the Barbara Streisand special but can’t without the pay-per-view codes being held by Stan. Stan should know better than to get in the way of a queer alien and his Barbara! 8:00 pm The Amazing Race, CBS (2 hrs) SEASON PERMIERE The seven-time Emmy winner for Outstanding Reality Competition Series returns with its 15th installment as 12 couples start out in LA, including gay brothers Dan and Sam McMillen. After a team is eliminated before even crossing the starting line, the remaining 11 pairs jet off to Japan, the first stop on a 21-day, 8-country race around the globe! Go team McMillen! 8:00 pm The Simpsons, FOX (30 min) SEASON PREMIERE After 21 seasons can The Simpsons still bring it? You bet! In the 21st season opener, Seth Rogen guest stars as a celebrity fitness trainer. Hopefully lesbian Patty and her sister Selma will close by to tell Homer how he’s really doing!
Fiesty fmales of Wisteria Lane

The frisky females of Wisteria Lane

9:00 pm Desperate Housewives, ABC (1 hr) SEASON PREMIERE The winds are changing on Wisteria Lane, as the sixth season gets under way. Who will be revealed as Mike’s bride: Katherine or Susan? And what’s this business about poor Lynette being pregnant again?! Meanwhile, Bree struggles to break free, while Gaby’s teen niece moves in. Plus there’s fresh meat on the block as a new family comes to town. 10:00 pm Brothers and Sisters, ABC (1 hr) SEASON PREMIERE We find the Walkers rather stressed in this fourth-season opener, with Kitty harboring a devastating secret and Nora and Holly being forced to work together to plan an engagement party for Justin and Rebecca. With Tommy still soul searching in Mexico, Sarah in France, and Kevin busy, who will wrangle the Walkers? 10:00 pm Mad Men, AMC (1 hr) NEW Little Ms. Housewife Betty gets involved in local politics and a disturbing incident makes Don reevaluate his future. Plus Peggy receives a beautiful gift. 10:30 pm Entourage, HBO (30 min) NEW Lloyd drama is temporarily put on the backburner as Ari’s old mentor and now nemesis stops by to talk business. Drama is all nerves about his Melrose Place audition, Turtle sees Jamie-Lynn off at the airport and Eric goes to the doctor.