The Logo network
announced Monday that it has green-lit four new scripted
series for development. "For too long gay and lesbian
stories were largely untold, and these new projects,
as diverse as the community itself, make themselves
heard," said Logo president Brian Graden in a
statement. The four series are:
The Rules: A
Lesbian Survival Guide
: Based on
creators Michelle Paradise and Lee
Friedlander's short film, this sitcom follows irreverent
lesbian Jennifer Baker and her friends, who offer the
rules for surviving lesbian life.
: Created by gay filmmaker Mark
), this drama
tells the story of a gay Columbia University student
torn between his life and romance in the big city and
his family crisis back home on the farm in Iowa, only to
discover that Iowa may have its own special appeal.
: Based on the popular Internet animated
shorts, this stop-motion animated series includes happy
gay couple Rick and Steve and what happens when Rick's
lesbian friend Kirsten asks him to be the father of
their child. Complicating matters is the fact that
Steve and Kirsten's partner, Dana, are mortal enemies. The
show will be co-executive-produced by creator Q.
Allan Brocka (
) and W. Lance Reynolds.
What happens when five lesbian felines inherit a
Malibu mansion? They're forced to become cat burglars
among the Hollywood elite to maintain their posh lifestyle.
Executive producers are Larry Kasanoff and Michael
Apostolina for Threshold Animation Studios.