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GAY TV
by GAY BOY RIC
2003-10-08

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SIRIUS OutQ REMEMBERS MATTHEW SHEPARD, Sunday, Oct. 12 noon-6 p.m., Repeating 6-midnight. Sirius Satellite Radio 149 or on the Internet at Siriusoutq.com

Romaine Patterson, the co-host of Sirius OutQ's Derek and Romaine Show, was a personal college friend of Matthew Shepard's. (She was portrayed by Christina Ricci in the Showtime film The Laramie Project). Patterson and OutQ Program Director John McMullen will co-host a 6-hour live tribute to Shepard Oct. 12, on the fifth anniversary of Shepard's death.

The show will include a one-on-one interview between Patterson and Judy Shepard, Matthew's mother and the executive director of the Matthew Shepard Foundation, followed by a replay of The National Vigil for Matthew Shepard, organized by The Human Rights Campaign and held in front of the U.S. Capitol soon after Matthew's death. Live interviews, listener call-ins and discussion will follow the vigil replay, including guests such as Jim Osborn, the University of Wyoming LGBT group president when Matt was attacked; Dave O'Malley, one of the lead investigators for the Albany County Sheriffs Department; and GLAAD News Media Director Cathy Renna, who flew into Laramie to work with local media at the time.

A focus will be personal reminiscences of Shepard by people who knew him, as well as an exploration of how Matthew Shepard's story has affected the nation and the world.

'While this special will be an important reminder to listeners about Matt's attack, I feel it is also important to keep Matt as a real person,' said Patterson.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8

ELLEN DEGENERES (NBC, 10 a.m.) Daily. Wed: Kevin Bacon, Phyllis Diller. Thur: Bonnie Hunt, Lyle Lovett. Fri: Jack Black, Dido.

ALL MY CHILDREN (ABC, noon) Daily. Last week, Bianca went back to college, and admitted to Maggie how she had decided at the last minute not to go through with the abortion after all. Bianca explained to an astounded Maggie how a candid conversation with Kendall convinced her to keep her baby. She assured Maggie she's going to love her child forever because Michael no longer has any connection to the baby.

IT'S ALL RELATIVE (ABC, 7:30 p.m.) When Liz observes Bobby encouraging a friend to lie in order to break up, she questions his sincerity in their own relationship. In order to prove that he's changed and that he really loves her, she challenges him to find all the women he's dumped in the past and tell the truth about the break-ups. But Liz's plan may backfire when Bobby reconnects with the seemingly 'perfect' girl.

RENO 911! (COM, 9 p.m., 11:30 p.m.) Funny spoof of cop reality shows, including gay Lt. Dangle (Thomas Lennon).

ISAAC MIZRAHI (Oxygen, 9:30 p.m.)

ELLEN DEGENERES (Oxygen, 10 p.m.) Oxygen airs week-old repeats every night of Ellen's show.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9

ELTON JOHN ON SHARON OSBOURNE (WGN, 4p.)

WILL AND GRACE (NBC, 8 p.m.) When Karen shows her hatred for Leo by playing fiercely during a friendly game of tennis at her exclusive club, Grace is determined to find a way for them to get along. A nervous Will suckers Jack into visiting his depressed mother (Blythe Danner) in Connecticut hoping they can cheer her up.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10

AMERICAN JUSTICE: DANCING DRUGS, AND MURDER (A&E, noon and 6 p.m.) Repeat: The case of convicted club kid killer Michael Alig (played by Macaulay Culkin in the new film Party Monster).

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11

PROM FIGHT: THE MARC HALL STORY (Sundance, 5:30 p.m.) The story of a gay teen who fought against the Catholic School Board to bring his boyfriend to the prom.

COMEDY CENTRAL PRESENTS JUDY GOLD (COM, 6:30 p.m.)

AMERICAN JUSTICE: MATTHEW SHEPARD: DEATH IN THE HIGH DESERT (A&E, 7 p.m. and 11 p.m.) Repeat: interviews with Shepard's mom and the attorneys in the trial that convicted Russell Henderson and Aaron McKinney.

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE HOSTS SNL (NBC, 10:35 )

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12

ADOPTION STORIES (Discovery, 5 a.m.) 'The Cliver Family' A biracial single gay man adopts an 8-year-old Black boy.

SIRIUS OutQ REMEMBERS MATTHEW SHEPARD (SiriusOutQ.com, noon-6pm) Repeats 6pm-midnight.

K STREET (HBO, 9 p.m.) New drama, follows fictional and real-life Washington, D.C. lobbyists. Mary McCormack plays Mary Matalin's lesbian assistant Maggie. Last week, Maggie made plans for a getaway weekend with her girlfriend over her cell phone.

FRESHMAN DIARIES (SHO, 10 p.m., 3 a.m.) Documentarian R.J. Cutler follows a group of students through their freshman year at the U. of Texas Austin, including two gay students, Neil and Luis.

MONDAY, OCT. 13

TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS, 8:30 p.m.) Alan (Jon Cryer) and son Jake have moved in with Alan's brother Charlie (Charlie Sheen) because Cryer's wife Judith (Marin Hinkle) has gone lesbian. Tonight: When Charlie sends Alan out to bring back his maid, Alan asks him to get Jake ready for his mother, who is coming to take him out to a nice dinner with his grandfather.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14

WHOOPI (NBC, 7 p.m.) Mavis (Whoopi) meets President Bush (guest star Steve Bridges)! When Bush's motorcade stops at the Lamont Hotel, Bush recognizes Mavis from her singing days and invites her for a face-to-face meeting. But Mavis is so flattered that he recognized her that she can't mouth off to him. Later, while out of place at a G.O.P. function, a sassy Mavis drinks, smokes and speaks her mind.

Gay Boy Ric is a comedian and pop singer based in L.A. To receive free GTV E-Mail Alerts: gayboyric@yahoo.com


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