Thursdays at 9 on Logo
It didn’t matter how much critics (including me) loved this oddball series about a snarky young woman coerced into performing random acts of kindness by talking tourist crap. Fox canceled it after just a few weeks. But now all those unseen episodes will hit the air on the spanking new gay network Logo—presumably because of the wonderful gay sister character played by Katie Finneran.
Born Into Brothels
August 16 at 7 on Cinemax
Photojournalist Zana Briski handed children of Calcutta prostitutes cameras so they could capture the world as they see it—but as this surprisingly hopeful, Academy Award– winning documentary depicts, she found herself knee-deep in their lives, fighting to make space for their potential.
August 16 at 10 on channel 13
This very personal short doc from Hubert Davis homes in on his tangled family situation. His father was a Harlem Globetrotter who chose to marry a black woman instead of Davis’s white mother—a decision that would wreak long-lasting effects on their extended, multiracial clan.