The Closet: Everthing Coming Out This Week (April 19 – 25)

Here’s everything you need to know about everything coming out this week!

Monday

Truth Hall (BET, 8:00) — After winning dozens of awards, including the International Black Film Festival’s Audience Choice Award, Truth Hall is finally set to air on BET. The story of five college friends who reunite for a wedding includes a prominent lesbian storyline. (Thanks, Ashley, for the tip!)

10 Things I Hate About You (ABC Family, 8:30) — Features lesbian student Mandela.

24 (Fox, 9:00)Cherry Jones stars as President Taylor.

Nurse Jackie (Showtime, 10:00) — Dr. O’Hara reveals that she is bisexual this week.

Tuesday

American Idol (Fox, 8:00)Ellen DeGeneres and the other judges break it down for the seven remaining contestants.

Biggest Loser: Couples (NBC, 8:00)Jillian Michaels & Co. test the contestants with a huge buffet of food.

Glee (Fox, 9:30) — Sue (Jane Lynch) is getting a Kurt/Mercedes makeover on this week’s Madonna-themed episode.

Wednesday

American Idol (Fox, 8:00)Idol gives back, and then sends one contestant packing.

Top Chef Masters (Bravo, 11:00) — Features lesbian chefs Susan Feniger and Monica Pope.

The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS, 8:00)Wanda Sykes plays Barb, Christine’s BFF.

Thursday

FlashForward (ABC, 8:00) — Lesbian FBI agent Janis Hawk continues to help unravel the mystery of the world’s FlashForward. [AfterEllen.com FlashForward recaps]

Friday

Stargate Universe (SyFy, 9:00) — Features lesbian IOA Officer Camile Wray.

Wanda Sykes on Ellen — A collision of two of the funniest gay ladies on TV.

Melissa Etheridge on Oprah — She’ll perform her new single, "Fearless Love."

Saturday

The Wanda Sykes Show (Fox, 11:00) — It’s the finale of Wanda’s freshman season.

The Rachel Maddow Show, week nights at 9:00 on MSNBC. [AfterEllen.com's Rachel Watch]

Issues with Jane Valez-Mitchell, nightly at 7:00 on CNN’s Headline News.

The Suze Orman Show, Saturdays at 5 a.m., 9 p.m., and 12 a.m. on CNBC.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show, daytime weekdays.

And out on DVD this week, documentary Fish Out of Water from lesbian director Ky Dickens.

What are you most looking forward to this week?

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