Worth Watching: June 19-25

FRIDAY Far from Heaven Dennis Quaid is extraordinary as a closeted gay man in 1950s suburbia in Todd Haynes’ powerful drama. With Julianne Moore and Dennis Haysbert. 7 p.m. on IFC.

Into the Wild Fact-based drama about a man with confused sexuality (Emile Hirsch) who leaves his family to wander seemingly aimlessly in the wilderness, with tragic consequences. With Catherine Keener and Hal Holbrook. 7:30 p.m. on Showtime 2.

Jeffrey and Cole Casserole Season premiere. Gay blogger Jeffrey Self goes bananas. 11 p.m. on Logo.

SATURDAY Groomer Has It The remaining groomers must create videos of their work. 9 p.m. on Animal Planet.

Sundance Pride Programming The Yacoubian Building Compelling Egyptian drama based on the novel of the same name about several interconnected characters, each with his/her own secrets. 10 p.m. on Sundance. Tropical Malady Thai film in two segments. Beautiful and atmospheric. The first Thai film to ever win an award at Cannes (Jury Prize, 2004). 12:45 a.m. on Sundance.

SUNDAY True Blood While Sookie tries her best to cope with Bill’s obligations to Jessica, Maryanne charms the locals at Merlotte’s with Sam powerless to stop her. 9 p.m. on HBO.

MONDAY Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Calling all queers — the diva of dish is back, hailing the homos. 10 p.m. on Bravo.

Raising the Bar Law clerk Charlie came out to his colleagues and Jerry does a striptease in court. 10 p.m. on TNT.

Weeds Pot-growing on federal forest land? Whose idea was that? 10 p.m. on Showtime.

Nurse Jackie Edie Falco stars in this new dark dramedy. With queer nurse Mo-Mo. Tonight, downsizing hits home. 10:30 p.m. on Showtime.

TUESDAY America’s Got Talent The best talent show on TV. With Sharon Osborne, Piers Morgan and David Hasselhoff as the judges. 9 p.m. on NBC.

Mental Will we get to see more of Chloe? Or her girlfriend? Tonight, a movie star breaks down live, but later claims it was all an act. 9 p.m. on Fox.

The Cleaner Season premiere. Whoopi Goldberg guest stars. 10 p.m. on A&E.

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

The Real World: Cancun Season premiere. When it starts out with naked guys, where will it end up? 10 p.m. on MTV.

Top Chef Masters Because summer is for gay cooking shows. The first six episodes feature four cooks in battle — including queer ones. 10 p.m. on Bravo.

THURSDAY So You Think You Can Dance? Hotties and notties, queers and non-queers compete. 8 p.m. on Fox.

The Fashion Show Out designer Isaac Mizrahi hosts. 10 p.m. on Bravo.

Queer TV you can always see

The Young & The Restless Rafe Torres (Yani Gellman), the only gay character, remains MIA. While viewers wait for the proposed gay relationship between him and Adam, Phillip III or Philip IV, Adam has killed Ashley’s baby. The new Adam debuts June 25. Will Rafe resurface then? Monday-Friday, 12:30 p.m. on CBS.

As the World Turns Noah is working on his film as the son of an Army colonel, but there’s been no mention of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” And then there’s the mysterious Riley. Monday-Friday, 2 p.m. on CBS.

Guiding Light Natalia and Olivia may as well be having sex. The longing looks and food sharing burn up the screen. Meanwhile, Josh and Matt are trying hard to win Olivia. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. on CBS.

Ellen Monday-Friday, 3 p.m. on NBC.

The Rachel Maddow Show Maddow is the only one taking on the Obama administration’s antigay policies. Monday-Friday, 9 p.m. on MSNBC.