The L Word is returning to
Showtime. But don't expect
to see Jennifer Beals pussyfooting about; instead the pay cabler is
reviving the show as a reality series.
has greenlit nine episodes of The Real L Word: Los Angeles.
The show will follow the lives of six lesbians living in Los Angeles
and is expected to debut next year.
Ilene Chaiken, creator of the now
departed groundbreaking drama about a group of lesbians living in Los
Angeles, will produce the show along with reality producers Magical
Elves, Variety reported.
“Even though we concluded our sixth
season of The L Word on Showtime
this past March, I believe we are not nearly finished telling our
L Word stories,” Chaiken told the paper. “Showtime
has yet again come forward to continue with us this mission to
entertain and enlighten and bring more L to the world.”
Chaiken's L Word empire building
does not end there. In July, she hinted that she was in the process
of penning an L Word movie. But Chaiken's L Word
spinoff, The Farm, which takes place in a women's prison, was
passed over by Showtime execs
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