FRIDAY Southland Re-runs of the NBC mid-season hit begin. Starring Michael Cudlitz as John Cooper, a butch cop who is also gay with a Latino lover. 8 p.m. on NBC.
Jeffrey and Cole Casserole Gay blogger Jeffrey Self goes bananas. 11 p.m. on Logo.
SATURDAY Edmond Adaptation of David Mamet’s play. New York Times film critic Stephen Holden said William H. Macy “is perfectly cast” in the title role. 9:30 p.m. on IFC.
Dirty Sexy Money The pan-sexual antics continue. 10 p.m. on ABC.
My Effortless Brilliance Lynn Shelton’s ode to the complexities of broken friendships finds former buddies Eric and Dylan spending an uncomfortable weekend together. 10 p.m. on Sundance.
SUNDAY Defying Gravity Series premiere. Eight astronauts begin a journey to Venus. 9 p.m. on ABC.
True Blood Betrayed by Daphne, Sam finds himself in trouble with Maryann and her zombie minions. Imprisoned with Hugo at the Light of Day camp, Sookie uses her telepathic powers to reach out to Bill. 9 p.m. on HBO.
MONDAY Gimme Sugar: Miami The LA Truck Stop gals are in Miami to hook up lesbians for love. 10 p.m. on Logo.
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Our diva champions gay rights, trying to raise funds. 10 p.m. on Bravo.
Weeds Having a queer daughter adds to Nancy’s parenting struggles. 10 p.m. on Showtime.
Nurse Jackie Jackie’s addiction to pills worsens, causing trouble with Zoey. 10:30 p.m. on Showtime. (Edie Falco also appears on “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” at 12:30 a.m. on CBS.)
TUESDAY Hell’s Kitchen Gordon Ramsay abuses gay and straight chefs with relish. 9 p.m. on Fox.
America’s Got Talent The best talent show on TV. 9 p.m. on NBC.
WEDNESDAY So You Think You Can Dance? Part one of the season-five finale. 9 p.m. on Fox.
The Philanthropist Charitable donations in San Diego are fraudulently charged to Teddy’s credit card. Teddy and Dax follow a trail of receipts through fancy hotels, tattoo parlors and strip clubs. 10 p.m. on NBC.
The Real World: Cancun Bronne is a nude model from Penn State who likes to get naked. Derek is very pretty and openly gay. 10 p.m. on MTV.
THURSDAY Big Brother Gay contestant Kevin Campbell stirs everything up. 8 p.m. on CBS.
So You Think You Can Dance? A winner is chosen in part two of the finale. 8 p.m. on Fox.
Burn Notice In the season finale, Sharon Gless, who received an award at QFest, meets up with “Cagney & Lacey” pal Tyne Daly. 9 p.m. on USA.
Queer TV you can always see
Guiding Light Natalia’s son Rafe verbally attacks Olivia when he runs into her in the park. He reveals to Ashley that Natalia and Olivia are lovers. Ashley tells her mother — the closeted Doris, who was about to reveal her own secret to her daughter. Monday-Friday 10 a.m. on CBS.
The Young & The Restless Phillip’s coming out has alienated him from his son, Chance, and now he wants to return to Australia. Nikki reveals to Victor that Adam and Rafe are lovers. Monday-Friday, 12:30 p.m. on CBS.
As the World Turns Mason and his lover break up, which gives him extra time to “advise” Noah on his final project. The rift between Luke and Noah could widen as Luke begins to work for Damian. Monday-Friday, 2 p.m. on CBS.
The Rachel Maddow Show Monday-Friday, 9 p.m. on MSNBC.