What to Watch: This Weekend

If the end of Battlestar Galactica left a huge hole in your heart, then today's a great day as we welcome the premiere of Stargate Universe! But unfortunately Entourage ends tonight, taking with it our fave odd couple Ari and Lloyd. Friday, October 2
Cast of Stargate Universe

Cast of Stargate Universe

9:00 pm Stargate Universe, SyFy (2 hrs) SERIES PREMIERE A solider leads evacuees, including lesbian attaché Camille Wray, into the unknown in the premiere of the third series in the Stargate franchise. What will they find? How will they survive? Will they ever make it home again? Better watch and find out. 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, October 3 9:00 pm Color Splash, HGTV (1 hr) NEW Gay interior designer David Bromstad reworks living spaces. Tonight he makes over a dining room with a touch of nature and splash of the eclectic. Then David moves onto a master bedroom in hopes of using design to complement the Victorian architecture of the home. 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, October 4 8:00 pm Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC (1 hr) NEW Eduardo and the team head to Missouri to redo a one-bedroom cottage for a couple that has just taken in their four nieces and nephews.  Ashley Tisdale helps with the build. The show features openly gay designer Eduardo Xol. 8:00 pm The Amazing Race, CBS (1 hrs) NEW The brothers McMillen race off to Vietnam for country number 2 in this 21-day, eight-country race around the globe! Go team McMillen! 8:00 pm The Simpsons, FOX (30 min) NEW After all the pranks its amazing that Bart can still feel regret, which he does after spiking Mrs. Krabappel’s coffee and getting her fired. Watch to see if out characters Patty or Smithers drop by for some fun. 9:00 pm Desperate Housewives, ABC (1 hr) NEW Wisteria Lane doesn’t favor the new Bolen family, especially as Angie is determined to protect her son Danny and the family’s dark past. Meanwhile, the housewives face the regular drama of the day with Lynette keeping secrets from Susan, Gaby giving her niece guy advice, and Bree worried about the effects of her affair.
<i>Entourage</i>'s odd couple Lloyd and Ari

Entourage's odd couple Lloyd and Ari

9:30 pm American Dad, FOX (30 min) NEW Omnisexual alien Roger, always around to help clean up Stan’s messes, agrees to act as dictator of a small island nation after Stan kills the real one. But once Roger starts getting used to his new role, will he give up the power? 10:00 pm Brothers and Sisters, ABC (1 hr) NEW The Walker clan may have more little Walkers running around as Scotty and Kevin begin discussing becoming parents. Plus, Robert is worried about how his heart attack will be treated if leaked to the press and Kitty is burdened with worry about how her secret will affect her family. 10:00 pm Mad Men, AMC (1 hr) NEW Things have quieted down on Madison Avenue as Don goes on a business trip and takes Betty with him. Hopefully Sal and the creative team are still working hard while the cat’s away. 10:30 Entourage, HBO (30 min) SEASON FINALE Ari tries to convince his wife that buying his ex-boss’ company isn’t personal at all. Forget the fact that he would then be the new boss of both Lloyd and arch-nemesis Adam Davies. Meanwhile Eric plans a nice lunch for Sloan, Drama gives up acting for good, Turtle makes a grand gesture to be with Jamie-Lynn and Vince gets involved with a charity thanks to Matt Damon and LeBron James.