An L Word Reboot Is on the Way – The Color Brief February 5
Showtime has confirmed an order for a reboot of The L Word. The landmark series aired for six seasons from 2004 to 2009, and was the first hourlong drama to focus exclusively on lesbian characters.
Since its cancellation, no show has filled its place, though recent series like Hulu’s The Bisexual have slowly started to improve lesbian representation on television.
The series reboot starts production this summer and will air before the end of 2019. Original stars Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moenning, and Leisha Hailey will reprise their roles. However, little else is known about the show.
The L Word reboot is part of Showtime’s push for new content, in an attempt to meet the growing demand of consumers and keep up with rival pay cable networks like HBO.
In other news…
The documentary February One: The Story of the Greensboro Four has been released in full on YouTube. The film tells the story of the Greensboro sit-ins, which lasted for five months in 1960 and served as a major turning point of the civil rights movement.
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