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2009-09-11 12:01:21

Showtime has announced plans to air The Real L Word: Los Angeles, a new reality series about real-life Los Angeles lesbians. The nine-episode, one-hour reality series comes from the preeminent chronicler of lesbian stories, Ilene Chaiken, who served as creator and executive producer of the long-running Showtime drama series, 'The L Word,' and will executive produce the new series, the U.S. cable television network said in a release Friday. The new show is slated to premiere on Showtime in...

2009-04-11 12:31:00

The Showtime cable network says it will not pick up the pilot for the drama Possible Side Effects from U.S. actor Tim Robbins. The Hollywood Reporter said Friday the U.S. cable network made Side Effects the fourth series pilot it has passed on during the last week alone. Showtime previously rejected the comedy pilots The End of Steve and Ronna and Beverly, along with a spin-off of the network's popular drama The L Word. Side Effects, which was written and directed by Robbins, focuses on a...

2009-03-04 09:27:00

Network To Launch Exclusive iPhone Web Application For Emmy(R) Voters Groundbreaking SHOWTIME Website Showcasing Network's Eligible Series Returns For Second Year LOS ANGELES, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- SHOWTIME is taking its Primetime Emmy(R) campaign to a whole new platform as it launches the 2009 Emmy(R) season. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060131/SHOWTIMELOGO ) Beginning this April, voting members of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) will be able to...

2008-09-05 12:00:25

U.S. actress and musician Leisha Hailey is set to reprise her role of Alice in the pilot for a spinoff of the TV drama "The L Word," Showtime announced Friday. The pilot is slated to begin shooting in December. Ilene Chaiken, creator and executive producer of "The L Word," is to write and produce it, the cable network said. "The L Word" is to premiere its sixth and final season in January 2009, "marking the end of an era chronicling the lives of these iconic characters that have played a...

2006-04-23 17:20:37

By Carly Mayberry LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Should "The L Word's" Bette confront Cari while Alice finds her heart broken, or would a true confession by Alice risking the demise of Dana make for better melodrama? Showtime Networks, in conjunction with entertainment services company FanLib, is letting viewers of the lesbian cable drama make those decisions, and more. Fans have a chance to wrest control of the plot from its writers -- while getting some online notoriety of...

2006-02-14 05:29:53

By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Sometime around the middle of last month, "The L Word" became a digital media success story for Showtime. With the start of its third season in January, the ensemble drama series following a group of lesbian friends in Los Angeles began generating more than a third of all the traffic on the Showtime Web site. Clips from "L Word" episodes make up the top 10 video clips streamed on the site. Downloads of the show's podcasts have...

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