What to Watch: This Weekend (January 15-17)

Who needs a night on the town when you have you have Wanda Sykes to keep you company this weekend? Will you give into temptation along with Alby on Big Love? Is a baby in the future for Scotty and Kevin on Brothers & Sisters? Tune in to get the latest dish on the housewives' mental health (or lack of it). Friday, January 15 10:00 pm Shameless, Sundance (1 hr) NEW Lillian enters a witness protection program. The show also features gay son Ian, Ian’s bisexual mother, Monica, her ex-girlfriend, Norma, and Ian’s love interest, Mickey. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Saturday, January 16 11:00 pm The Wanda Sykes Show, Fox (1 hr) NEW Move over Leno! The queen of funny is taking over with her own late night talk show! Don’t miss Wanda comment on everything from news, politics, sports, and pop culture mixed with field pieces, comedy segments, and panel discussions. ------------------------------------------------------------------------

Will Big Love's Alby finally come out this week?

Sunday, January 17 9:00 pm Desperate Housewives, ABC (1 hr) NEW Katherine is seeing a psychiatrist, while Lynette hates the idea of going to couples’ therapy. Meanwhile, Angie meets Danny’s new girlfriend and is not impressed, and Gabrielle and Susan try to discover which of their kids is in the smartest math group at school. 9:00 pm Big Love, HBO (1 hr) NEW Drama ensues with the Hendricksons, as Bill considers running for the Utah State Senate and Scott and Sarah decide to have a civil ceremony instead of getting married at Bill’s church, much to Barb’s surprise. Margene confides in Nikki about her feelings for Ray, who will be moving after the loss of his case. Wanda and Joey go back to Juniper Creek, and sparks fly when J.J. returns with his wife Malinda for dinner with the Hendricksons. Will things heat up between Alby (Matt Ross) and his new boyfriend Dale? Tune in to find out! 10:00 pm Brothers & Sisters, ABC (1hr) NEW Robert is less than excited when his wifey’s friend Buffy suggests she get a new career. Sarah finds a new chance at love, while Scotty and Kevin anxiously await the results of their first attempt at surrogacy.