FRIDAY Dollhouse Echo helps a young girl deal with her traumatic past. Alpha reveals himself to set his end-game in motion. More homoerotic with each episode. 9 p.m. on Fox.
SATURDAY Groomer Has It Tonight, the doggy stylists must invent new grooming tools. 9 p.m. on Animal Planet.
Ashes to Ashes A new season premieres with Alex continuing her trip back in time, only to be kidnapped while looking into a fellow officer’s death. 9 p.m. on BBC America.
SUNDAY Desperate Housewives Bree’s son, Andrew, agrees that Bree should divorce Orson. Gale Harold (Jackson) — former star of “Queer as Folk” — returns after his real-life motorcycle accident. 9 p.m. on ABC.
In Treatment Gabriel Byrne stars in this riveting series about self-examination, relationships and conflicts. 9 p.m. on HBO.
The Tudors Henry brings an end to the Catholic uprising. With the incredibly sexy Jonathan Rhys Meyers. 9 p.m. on Showtime.
Brothers & Sisters Scotty isn’t thrilled when Kevin gives Julia money for Elizabeth. He thinks Kevin still wants to claim the baby as his own. Meanwhile, Saul has a secret that will shock Ryan. 10 p.m. on ABC.
MONDAY House House and the team get the case of a ballerina whose lungs collapse during a performance. Her future seems even more grim when the treatment causes her skin to fall off. Meanwhile, House is going to desperate measures to cure his insomnia. 8 p.m. on Fox.
TUESDAY American Idol The clock is ticking out on the last remaining contestants. Adam Lambert is the queer favorite. 8 p.m. on Fox.
WEDNESDAY America’s Next Top Model The female/TG models get dressed up and down by Tyra Banks. 8 p.m. on the CW.
New Adventures of Old Christine Lesbian comedian Wanda Sykes. 8 p.m. on CBS.
Better Off Ted Portia de Rossi, Ellen’s wife, stars as the corporate boss from hell. 8:30 p.m. on ABC.
American Idol 9 p.m. on FOX.
THURSDAY Ugly Betty The Mode folks are back after a hiatus and baby William is kidnapped. 8 p.m. on ABC.
Parks and Recreation Amy Poehler is at her funniest in this quirky spin-off of “The Office.” 8:30 p.m. on NBC.
Grey’s Anatomy Callie and Arizona kissed a lot last week. Can the new twosome withstand Daddy Dearest? 9 p.m. on ABC.
Southland Gay cop John Cooper (Michael Cudlitz) is the butchest guy on the beat. Will he reveal himself to his new partner? 10 p.m. on NBC.
Queer TV you can always see
All My Children Bianca is heading back from Paris to reclaim her life with estranged soulmate Reese and their two daughters. Monday-Friday, 1 p.m. on ABC.
As the World Turns Luke and Noah tried to escape their kidnappers — the crazy Zs — and Noah was shot. Zoe wants a Grimaldi heir and the attendant fortune. And guess who she wants for her baby daddy? Monday-Friday, 2 p.m. on CBS.
Guiding Light Natalia wants a real relationship with Olivia. When Natalia follows Olivia to Emma’s school asking, “What comes after ‘I love you?’” Olivia’s answer is simple: homophobia. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. on CBS.
Ellen Monday-Friday, 3 p.m. on NBC.
The Rachel Maddow Show Monday-Friday, 9 p.m. on MSNBC.