Worth Watching: July 17-23

FRIDAY Women’s Softball U. S. vs. Italy in World Cup finals in Oklahoma City. Live. 8 p.m. on ESPN.

Mental Jack treats a suicidal 16-year-old who has had a dark secret kept from her since birth. Chloe’s girlfriend dumps her. 9 p.m. on Fox.

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

SATURDAY Kings Silas continues his plan after jailing David and Jack. 8 p.m. on NBC.

Philadelphia Ground-breaking, Academy Award-winning AIDS film set in our fair city. Starring Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington. 9 p.m. on Bravo.

SUNDAY True Blood Rebuffed by Tara in her relocation efforts, Maryann decides to cast her spell on the staff of Merlotte’s, softening Tara up toward her new “family.” 9 p.m. on HBO.

Hung A teacher makes the best of an anatomical gift, from the creators of “The Riches.” 10 p.m. on HBO.

MONDAY Gimme Sugar: Miami The LA Truck Stop gals head to Miami to hook lesbians up for love. 10 p.m. on Logo.

Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Kathy plans a tell-all book. 10 p.m. on Bravo.

Weeds Celia discovers that getting rich quick isn’t easy. Silas and Doug’s medical-marijuana dispensary is jeopardized. 10 p.m. on Showtime.

Nurse Jackie Edie Falco and queer nurse Mo-Mo in the best dramedy on the tube. 10:30 p.m. on Showtime.

TUESDAY America’s Got Talent The best talent show on TV. 9 p.m. on NBC. Also airs Wednesday at 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY The Philanthropist Summer’s best new political drama. Teddy tries to mend rifts in Kosovo. 10 p.m. on NBC.

The Real World: Cancun Bronne is a nude model and boxer from Penn State and has issues with boundaries. Derek is openly gay. 10 p.m. on MTV.

THURSDAY Big Brother Gay contestant Kevin refers to himself as “simply fabulous.” You be the judge. 8 p.m. on CBS. Other episodes air Sunday at 8 p.m.

So You Think You Can Dance? Two of the final eight are eliminated. 8 p.m. on Fox.

Zorro, the Gay Blade 10 p.m. on Fox Movie Channel.

Queer TV you can always see

Guiding Light Olivia makes Doris the Dyke Mayor go searching religious retreats with her as she tries to find Natalia. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. on CBS.

The Young & The Restless Nikki tells Victor that Adam and Rafe kissed. Phillip tells his ex-wife, mother and grandmother that he faked his own death because he couldn’t tell them he was gay. Monday-Friday, 12:30 p.m. on CBS.

As the World Turns Noah burns his memories of his father. Luke comes up with a new idea for Noah’s film. Noah’s new professor won’t let Noah do Luke’s (gay) script. Monday-Friday, 2 p.m. on CBS.

One Life to Live Kyle and Oliver are the latest gay couple to hit soapland. Oliver is a police officer, Kyle is a criminal. Kyle yearns for Oliver, Oliver is still dallying with Layla. But … Monday-Friday, 2 p.m. on ABC.

The Rachel Maddow Show Monday-Friday, 9 p.m. on MSNBC.