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'QAF' Showrunner Stephen Dunn: It's a Show That 'Cannot Be Silenced'

'QAF' Showrunner Stephen Dunn: It's a Show That 'Cannot Be Silenced'

Jul 1, 2022

When Stephen Dunn decided to redo the landmark series "Queer as Folk," he insisted on telling many stories of LGBTQ+ representation.

Conservatives' New Grievance: 'Baymax' Episode Depicts Feminine Hygiene Products, Trans Person

Conservatives' New Grievance: 'Baymax' Episode Depicts Feminine Hygiene Products, Trans Person

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 1, 2022

"Baymax," the new Disney+ animated series based on the film "Big Hero 6," features a helpful robot doing good deeds. One episode also shows a trans character — and conservatives are losing their minds.

'Tom Swift' Latest in Wave of CW Cancellations

'Tom Swift' Latest in Wave of CW Cancellations

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 1, 2022

The bloodletting continues at the CW with the cancellation of "Tom Swift" only a handful of episodes into its freshman season. The adventure series centers on a gay Black billionaire inventor.

Book Smart, Swift Part: The Lavender Tube on Supreme Evils, 'The Book of Queer' & 'Tom Swift'

Book Smart, Swift Part: The Lavender Tube on Supreme Evils, 'The Book of Queer' & 'Tom Swift'

By Victoria A. Brownworth | Jun 30, 2022

The new CW series features a gay Black billionaire's adventures; 'The Book of Queer' blends comedy and music with LGBTQ history; drag star Vanjie's looking for love, and the Roe v. Wade overturn crashes the news.

Queer as Folk 3.0: Third Version of Popular Series Gets Diverse

Queer as Folk 3.0: Third Version of Popular Series Gets Diverse

By Brian Bromberger | Jun 30, 2022

With some reservations, we welcome back "Queer As Folk" in its third incarnation. Stephen Dunn brings more of the punk, badass, and sometimes venomous composition of the original British characters.

Netflix Cancels LGBTQ+ Animated Comedy 'Q-Force'

Netflix Cancels LGBTQ+ Animated Comedy 'Q-Force'

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 30, 2022

The LGBTQ+ secret agents of the Netflix animated comedy "Q-Force" have gone on their last mission. The streamer canceled the series after a single season.

Queerness is Different in 2022, Says 'QAF' Producer and Writer Jaclyn Moore

Queerness is Different in 2022, Says 'QAF' Producer and Writer Jaclyn Moore

Jun 29, 2022

At first, writer/producer Jaclyn Moore didn't want to be part the "QAF" reboot; then the trans activist read the script. Read on to find out she signed on.

Podcast Dramas Morph to TV Shows in Hollywood Reappraisal

Podcast Dramas Morph to TV Shows in Hollywood Reappraisal

By Lynn Elber | Jun 29, 2022

If you're glued to a scripted podcast drama, you may be auditioning a potential TV series — a result of Hollywood's demand for small-screen material.

British Broadcaster Commissions Doc on Kevin Spacey

British Broadcaster Commissions Doc on Kevin Spacey

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 28, 2022

British broadcaster Channel 4 has a two-part documentary on Kevin Spacey in the works that will follow "the unfolding story" of the allegations and court cases in which the actor is embroiled.

Review: 'Only Murders In The Building'  Starts Out with Promise, Grows Convoluted in Season 2

Review: 'Only Murders In The Building' Starts Out with Promise, Grows Convoluted in Season 2

By Karin McKie | Jun 28, 2022

The whodunnit narrative starts as self-acknowledging and promising, but becomes convoluted under its own weight and struggles to justify conclusions from the first series.

Playing Tom Swift Allows Tian Richards to be Authentic (and Wear Dior)

Playing Tom Swift Allows Tian Richards to be Authentic (and Wear Dior)

By Steve Duffy | Jun 27, 2022

Tian Richards jumped at the chance of playing black billionaire Tom Swift on the TBS updating of the popular YA franchise from a century ago, if only because it checked off so many of his boxes.

Review: 'Westworld' Continues with Intensity and Intelligence

Review: 'Westworld' Continues with Intensity and Intelligence

By JC Alvarez | Jun 26, 2022

HBO Emmy-winning series "Westworld" returns with a fourth season as the park reopens... under new management!

Mishael Morgan Is 1St Black Lead Winner at Daytime Emmys

Mishael Morgan Is 1St Black Lead Winner at Daytime Emmys

By Beth Harris | Jun 25, 2022

Mishael Morgan of "The Young and the Restless" won as lead drama actress, becoming the first Black actor to win in a lead category at the Daytime Emmys on Friday night.

Megan Stalter Comedy Pilot 'Church Girls' Is Coming on HBO

Megan Stalter Comedy Pilot 'Church Girls' Is Coming on HBO

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 24, 2022

A24 and HBO are reportedly working on a pilot starring "Hacks" breakout Megan Stalter called "Church Girls." The half-hour comedy will center on a closet lesbian (Stalter) as she wrestles with her sexuality and faith in Ohio.

Review: 'Menudo: Forever Young' a Detailed Look Inside 'Menudo Mania'

Review: 'Menudo: Forever Young' a Detailed Look Inside 'Menudo Mania'

By JC Alvarez | Jun 23, 2022

They were the hottest pop-music export to hit the states since the Beatles, but behind the glitz and glamour there was a dark side that until now has never been revealed.

Watch: A Queer Conversion Camp Is Haunted in 'They/Them' Trailer

Watch: A Queer Conversion Camp Is Haunted in 'They/Them' Trailer

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 22, 2022

Kevin Bacon is back as a creepy counselor in the trailer for new queer conversion camp spooky "They/Them." The film, set to debut Aug.5 on Peacock, centers on the stuff of LGBTQ nightmares in a camp setting.

PBS Joins Food TV Contests with 'The Great American Recipe'

PBS Joins Food TV Contests with 'The Great American Recipe'

By Mark Kennedy | Jun 22, 2022

"The Great American Recipe" dispenses with the angst and scary knife graphics. It's more "The Great British Baking Show" than "Hell's Kitchen."

Review: 'The Umbrella Academy' Brings Twice the Adventure for Season 3

Review: 'The Umbrella Academy' Brings Twice the Adventure for Season 3

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 22, 2022

The perpetually bickering, super-powered Hargreeves siblings are back in action with the third season of the Netflix comedy-adventure series "The Umbrella Academy."

Watch: When the Wicked Witch of the West Terrorized Big Bird

Watch: When the Wicked Witch of the West Terrorized Big Bird

Jun 21, 2022

A long-lost "Sesame Street" episode featuring Margaret Hamilton, the original Wicked Witch of the West from "The Wizard of Oz," has resurfaced on streaming platforms. It was banned for being too scary in 1976.

'QAF's' Expecting Parents Jesse James Keitel & CG Talk Chemistry and Authenticity

'QAF's' Expecting Parents Jesse James Keitel & CG Talk Chemistry and Authenticity

Jun 20, 2022

Authenticity has been the keyword behind Peacock's reboot of "Queer as Folk," and the casting of non-binary actors Jesse James Keitel and CG proves the point with great success.

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