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‘The L Word: Generation Q’ Renewed for Season 3 at Showtime

The L Word: Generation Q is returning to Showtime. The update of the ground-breaking drama from showrunner Marja-Lewis Ryan and creator Ilene Chaiken has been renewed for a third season at the ViacomCBS-backed premium cable network. The news comes months after season two wrapped its run in October with the formal decision arriving after Showtime […]

Inside ‘L Word’ Star Jamie Clayton’s “Colorful and Joyful” Los Angeles Apartment (Exclusive Photos)

“Chaotic.” That’s how Jamie Clayton (L Word: Generation Q, Sense8) describes her L.A. apartment before she began working with interior designer and architect Davide Casaroli last year. “She’s very colorful and joyful,” says Casaroli, and her furnishings, collected by the actress over the years, reflected that. But because there was so much “going on,” as […]

‘TV’s Top 5’: ‘The L Word’ Showrunner on Advancing Queer Storytelling

Welcome to Episode 131 of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter‘s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executive and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as the […]

‘The L Word’ Showrunner Inks Showtime Overall Deal

The L Word: Generation Q showrunner Marja-Lewis Ryan is putting down roots at Showtime. Ryan, who was recruited following a massive search for a showrunner of The L Word update, has inked a multiple-year overall deal with the premium cable network. Under the pact, Ryan will develop new TV projects exclusively for Showtime. The news […]

‘The L Word’ Boss Breaks Down Those Finale Cliffhangers

[This story contains spoilers from the season one finale of Showtime's The L Word: Generation Q.] LGBTQ history was not made during Sunday's season one finale of Showtime's The L Word: Generation Q, which delivered a series of devastating blows to its original stars. The finale, which showrunner and episode director Marja-Lewis Ryan approached with uncertainty […]

Future, Billie Eilish, Carly Rae Jepsen Top December’s TV Songs List

Music from 'Mr. Robot' and 'Virgin River' soundtracks is featured in December's top TV songs.

How ‘The L Word’ Is Using the Original Show’s Playbook to Harness ‘Generation Q’

Welcome to LGBTQ View, a new column that explores all facets of the community and its connection and representation in film and television and other facets of the entertainment world, including people of interest. Each column will focus on an event, episode or scene and how it pertains to the community. “Tinnnna!” Those were among […]

‘The L Word: Generation Q’ and ‘Work in Progress’ Renewed for Season 2 at Showtime

Showtime is keeping The L Word and comedy Work in Progress on its schedule. The premium cable network announced Monday during its time at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour that it has renewed sequel series The L Word: Generation Q and comedy Work in Progress for second seasons. Both The L Word update and the Lilly […]

Inside ‘The L Word’s’ Big Surprise Reunion

[This story contains spoilers from the Jan. 12 episode of Showtime's The L Word: Generation Q.] Bette and Tina are back together again. Well, sorta. Sunday's episode of Showtime's The L Word: Generation Q staged a reunion that was a decade in the making as Jennifer Beals and Laurel Holloman reunited onscreen, with the latter making […]

‘The L Word: Generation Q’ Cast Explain Why Now Is the “Perfect Moment” for the Reboot

'The L Word's' Katherine Moennig, Jennifer Beals, Leisha Hailey, Leo Sheng and Jacqueline Toboni join In Studio to discuss reviving the Showtime series for a "new generation."

Jennifer Beals Explains Why the World Needs ‘The L Word’ Again (Guest Column)

We are constantly surrounded by a swirl of narratives that tells us who we are, what we are capable of, and inform us as to our place in the world. Some of those stories come from our families ("she's the funny one," "he's the smart one," "not beautiful but you should hear her sing!") our […]

‘The L Word: Generation Q’: TV Review

Showtime's engaging sequel series 'The L Word: Generation Q' puts a fresh spin on L.A.'s queer culture 15 years after the original debuted.