Worth watching: May 22-26

Worth watching: May 22-26

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FRIDAY Frida Selma Hayek brings Frida Kahlo to vivid life in Julie Taymor’s exquisite film of the bisexual Mexican painter. 7 p.m. on IFC.

SATURDAY Groomer Has It The new gayest show on TV has 12 doggy stylists competing. Tonight, contestants must do hairstyles — perm, straighten — not on dogs but on potbellied pigs! 9 p.m. on Animal Planet.

Harper’s Island After the deadly events at the rehearsal and with the wedding so close, Abby, Henry and J.D. try to solve the murder by themselves. They just don’t know there’s more than one murder to solve. 10 p.m. on CBS.

SUNDAY Mystery! The latest PBS series stars Kenneth Branagh in “Wallander,” based on Swedish writer Henning Mankell’s novels. Tonight, three teens are shot dead during a picnic. One parent reports that Wallander’s troubled colleague, Svedberg, had earlier expressed an interest in the kids’ movements, and then Svedberg is also found shot. A friend of the victims is also slain, having told Wallander that his workmate was gay. 9 p.m. on PBS.

The Tudors The third season ends tonight with Henry moving swiftly to annul his loveless marriage to Anne of Cleves. He beds a new mistress, 17-year-old Katherine Howard. Meanwhile, Princess Mary falls in love with Duke Philip of Bavaria and Cromwell’s fall from favor is sudden and dramatic. 9 p.m. on Showtime.

MONDAY In Treatment Season finale. Gina, Walter and Oliver set the stage for Dr. Paul Weston’s exit from season two. 10 p.m. on HBO.

Medium With Patricia Arquette as the pseudo detective who dreams dead people. 10 p.m. on NBC.

TUESDAY Mental Series premiere. Annabella Sciorra and Chris Vance star in this medical drama set in L.A. Vance portrays Dr. Jack Gallagher, the psychiatrist version of House. With Marisa Ramirez as Dr. Chloe Artis, a young lesbian doctor. 9 p.m. on Fox.

WEDNESDAY The New Adventures of Old Christine With lesbian comedian Wanda Sykes. 8 p.m. on CBS.

The Goode Family Series premiere. This animated series features a politically correct family of ultra-green-conscious vegans. The father is regularly being mistaken for a lesbian. 9 p.m. on ABC.

THURSDAY So You Think You Can Dance? Series premiere. Hotties and notties, queers and non-queers compete to see who is the best dancer. 8 p.m. on Fox.

The Fashion Show Designer Isaac Mizrahi hosts. Tonight, George Malkemus, president of Manolo Blahnik, is the guest judge in the heel-alicous challenge. 10 p.m. on Bravo.

Last Holiday Queen Latifah stars in this dramedy about a dying woman and her final wishes. 10 p.m. on TBS.

Queer TV you can always see

As the World Turns Luke and Noah maintain front-burner status. Van Hansis (Luke) was nominated last week for his second Emmy. Monday-Friday, 2 p.m. on CBS.

Guiding Light Natalia and Olivia are still trying to figure out how to be lesbians together. Olivia is obviously waiting to take things to the next level, but she’s being patient with Natalia’s not-quite-ready-for-the-big-bedroom. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. on CBS.

Ellen Friday: Expect exclusive footage from the red carpet at the “American Idol” finale and Queen Latifah. Monday-Friday, 3 p.m. on NBC.

The Rachel Maddow Show The only pundit taking on Obama and torture nightly, as well as queer issues. Monday-Friday, 9 p.m. on MSNBC.


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