Gay cabler Logo next month will
premiere DTLA, a drama about a diverse group of friends, some
of whom are gay, living in downtown Los Angeles.
The show from The L Word
executive producer Larry Kennar stars 38-year-old Darryl Stephens,
who is best known for playing Noah Nicholson on Noah's Arc,
the groundbreaking Logo series which predominantly featured gay black
The cast also includes Oscar nominee
Melanie Griffith (Working Girl), comedian Sandra Bernhard
(Madonna: Truth or Dare), William McNamara (Doing Time on
Maple Drive) and Jeremy Jackson (Baywatch).
In the show, Lenny (played by Stephens)
and Bryan (Matthew Stephen Herrick) are a couple whose relationship
is in decline. As Lenny and Bryan begin to dissolve their
relationship, the lives of their friends are altered forever. (A
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An October 24 one hour premiere will be
followed by 7 weekly 30-minute episodes.
DTLA has been acquired by Out TV
Canada, which will also premiere the show on October 24, marking the
first time a Kickstarter.com-funded television series has been picked
up by both US and foreign distribution.