Worth Watching: Sept. 3-9

Queer TV you can always see:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Monday-Friday, 3 p. m. on NBC.

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

FRIDAY
2010 Essence Music Festival Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Alicia Keys and more perform. 9 p.m. on TV One.

Bound Lovers Jennifer Tilly and Gina Gershon try to steal money from Tilly’s boyfriend, a mob boss. 10:30 a.m. on Logo.

Late in Life Lesbians A profile of women who came out later in life. 8 p.m. on Logo.

SATURDAY
The Wanda Sykes Show The out comedian hosts this repeat of her weekly talk show. 11 p.m. on Fox.

Saturday Night Live Tina Fey hosts and Justin Bieber performs on this repeat. 11:30 p.m. on NBC.

SUNDAY
Big Brother 12 Root for gay contestant Ragan. 8 p.m. on CBS.

Mel B: It’s a Scary World The Spice Girl’s new reality series debuts. 9 p.m. on the Style Channel.

My Mic Sounds Nice A documentary examining women’s roles in hip-hop. 10 p.m. on BET.

Hairspray John Travolta stars in the movie based on the musical based on John Waters’ classic film. 11 p.m. on USA.

MONDAY
How I Met Your Mother Out actor Neil Patrick Harris stars in this repeat as the womanizing Barney; out fashion expert Tim Gunn guest stars. 8 p.m. on CBS.

RuPaul’s Drag U The queens make-over fashion-deficient women in these repeats. 9 and 10 p.m. on Logo.

Bringing Down the House Queen Latifah and Steve Martin star in this comedy film where a ex-con moves in with an uptight lawyer. 7 p.m. on Lifetime.

Thintervention with Jackie Warner The out fitness expert helps people shed excess pounds in this new reality series. 10 p.m. on Bravo.

TUESDAY
Glee Repeats of this musical comedy starring out actress Jane Lynch, who just won an Emmy for her performance on the show. 8 and 9 p.m. on Fox.

America’s Got Talent The top 10 acts compete to try and make it to the final four. 9 p.m. on NBC.

Flipping Out Out house-flipper Jeff Lewis goes to New York City. 9 p.m. on Bravo.

Rachel Zoe Project Look for out assistant Brad in the reality series. This week the crew helps figure skater Johnny Wier. 10 p.m. on Bravo.

Southern Comfort A documentary about a transgender man who is dying from ovarian cancer. 10 a.m. on Logo.

Xanadu The 1980s musical starring Olivia Newton-John and a lot of people on roller skates. 11 p.m. on HBO Family.

WEDNESDAY
America’s Next Top Model The new season kicks of in Palm Springs. 8 p.m. on CW.

Top Chef: Washington, D.C. A cooking competition show. 10 p.m. on Bravo.

The Real World: New Orleans Look for gay cast member Preston. 10 p.m. on MTV.

She’s Got the Look Out fashion expert Robert Verdi judges this reality competition for modeling hopefuls. 10 p.m. on TV Land.

THURSDAY
Big Brother 12 Hopefully the gay housemate won’t get evicted this episode. 8 p.m. on CBS.

Project Runway Openly gay Tim Gunn hosts this reality fashion competition. This week the designers create resort attire. 9 p.m. on Lifetime.

Threesome A female student is assigned to a dorm with two male roommates and a love triangle ensues. 9 p.m. on Logo.