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Peacock’s ‘Queer as Folk’ Canceled After One Season

Peacock’s Queer as Folk reimagining will not return for any more episodes after its first season on the streamer. Creator Stephen Dunn took to social media Friday night to announce the news that the series would not continue. “It’s a rare gift in these times, and in this country, to be able to make a […]

‘Queer as Folk’ Folks: Four Creators on 23 Years of Three Groundbreaking Shows

When Russell T Davies’ Queer as Folk arrived in the U.K. in 1999, the series marked a turning point for the depiction of gay life on TV as the drama about a group of friends became the first to focus exclusively on the LGBTQ community. Two years later, Showtime followed in the U.S. when Ron […]

Peacock Adds Warning to ‘Queer as Folk’ After Texas Shooting (Exclusive)

Streamer Peacock is adding a warning card to its upcoming “reimagining” of Queer as Folk following the horrific school shooting last week in Texas. The series, which puts a 2022 spin on creator Russell T Davies’ groundbreaking original, is built around a shooting at the show’s nightclub, Babylon, and follows how the New Orleans LGBTQ […]

How the Pulse Shooting Inspired Peacock’s ‘Queer as Folk’ Reimagining

Creator Stephen Dunn doesn’t consider his Peacock take on Queer as Folk a “reboot.” Instead, the filmmaker behind 2015’s Closet Monster sees the third version of the groundbreaking drama as a “reimagining” that has homages to Russell T Davies’ British original that also inspired the Showtime update. “We’re acknowledging the past while fully paving our […]