The Closet: Everthing Coming Out This Week (April 5 – 11)


Grey’s Anatomy may not be new this week — which is fine by me; I don’t know how much more baby drama I can take — but Jane Lynch and Rachel Maddow are making talkshow appearances; there’s a lesbian contestant on the new Top Chef Masters; Buffy‘s got a new issue; and Anyone But Me made the leap to DVD!

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



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

The United States of Tara (Showtime, 10:30) — Tara’s alter Buck continues to develop a relationship with Pammy. [ United States of Tara recaps]


American Idol (Fox, 8:00)Ellen DeGeneres and the other Idol judges critique the top nine contestants as they take on songs from John Lennon and Paul McCartney.

90210 (CW, 8:00) — Adrianna brings her relationship with Gia out of the cloest.

Biggest Loser: Couples (NBC, 8:00)Jillian Michaels works with the remaining contestants as they try to win immunity by being the first to lose two percent of their body fat.


American Idol (Fox, 8:00) — Results night!

Top Chef Masters (Bravo, 11:00) — The new season kicks off with lesbian chef Susan Feniger. [Update: Top Chef Masters has two lesbian contestants this year: Feniger and Monica Pope!]

Rachel Maddow on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (12:35, NBC) — Jimmy Fallon always brings out the goofy in Rachel Maddow. Last time she was on Late Night, she talked about healthcare, pickpocketing Christmas tourists, getting assassinated by Sarah Palin’s book. And she mixed cocktails.

Jane Lynch on The Late Show with David Letterman (11:35, CBS) — Jane stops by to talk comedy, Glee and maybe even her upcoming wedding.

The cast of Glee on Oprah — Behind-the-scenes secrets, revealing interviews and they’re going to perform!


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


Stargate Universe (SyFy, 9:00) — Will lesbian IOA Officer Camile Wray be part of the coup d’état abord Destiny?


The Wanda Sykes Show (Fox, 11:00) — Wanda is all new with political and social commentary.


The Amazing Race (CBS, 8:00) — Lesbian couple Carol and Brandy came in second in Malaysia last week. Only five teams remain! [ Amazing Race recaps]


The Rachel Maddow Show, week nights at 9:00 on MSNBC. [’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.


Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #34: Twilight part 3 — Twilight has been unmasked. Buildings fall, oceans churn, and the earth moves as titans come together in a bizarre twist!


Anyone But Me: The Complete First Season — The first season of every lesbian’s favorite webseries is now available on DVD from! Relive all your favorite Aster and Vivian moments over and over without waiting for them to load on your laptop!

What are you most looking forward to this week?

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