The Closet: Everthing Coming Out This Week (Apr 26 – May 2)


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


First Look: The Real L Word (Showtime, 11:00) — Following Nurse Jackie and US of Tara, Showtime will tease the first season of its new reality series.

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) — Julia Ormond begins her three-episode story-arc as Dr. O’Hara’s girlfriend. [ Nurse Jackie recaps]

Melissa Etheridge on The Tonight Show — She’ll be talking music and life with Jay Leno.


American Idol (Fox, 8:00)Shania Twain is this week’s mentor for the final six contestants.

90210 (CW, 8:00) — Do Adrianna and Gia have a shot at reconciliation after Gia cheated with Mandy Musgrave? I’m guessing no.

Biggest Loser: Couples (NBC, 8:00)Jillian Michaels speaks at Abby Rike’s high school. Plus, 5Ks and calf wrangling!

Glee (Fox, 9:30) — Split Magazine names Sue (Jane Lynch) cheerleading coach of the last 2,000 years.

Wanda Sykes on Lopez Tonight (TBS, 11:00) — The out comedian talks about wrapping up the first season of her talkshow on Fox.


American Idol (Fox, 8:00)Ellen DeGeneres and the other judges say goodbye to another contestant, narrowing the field to five.

Top Chef Masters (Bravo, 11:00) — Features lesbian chef Susan Feniger.


FlashForward (ABC, 8:00) — Janis Hawk helps the FlashForward investigation when she reveals information about the FBI. [ FlashForward recaps]

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, 9:00) — The tension between Callie and Arizona ramps up when Sloane returns to Seattle Grace to have her baby. [ Grey’s Anatomy recaps]


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


The Wanda Sykes Show (Fox, 11:00) — This week begins reruns of Wanda’s first season, so if you missed any episodes, now’s your chance to catch up.


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.

Detective Comics #864 — It’s all Batman in this issue, but the second feature focuses on Renee Montoya’s personal life. And someone has uncovered the Question’s secret identity.

What are you most looking forward to this week?

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