Showtime’s ‘The L Word: Generation Q’ To Return In August (TV News Roundup)

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Showtime announced that Season 2 of “The L Word: Generation Q” will debut on non-linear platforms on Aug. 6 and premiere on-air on Aug. 8 at 10 p.m.

Based on the iconic drama series “The L Word,” the series’ second season will continue to follow the characters, both old and new, as they experience setbacks and successes in their careers and personal lives.

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Starring Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig and Leisha Hailey, who reprise their original roles from “The L Word,” the series also features Arienne Mandi, Leo Sheng, Jacqueline Toboni, Rosanny Zayas, Sepideh Moafi and Jordan Hull. Season 2 recurring guest stars include Rosie O’Donnell, Donald Faison, Griffin Dunne and Vanessa Williams.

Showrunner Marja-Lewis Ryan executive produces alongside series creator Ilene Chaiken, Kristen Campo, Allyce Ozarski, Maisha Closson, Beals, Moennig and Hailey.

Watch a teaser below.

DATES

The fourth and final season of “Atypical” will premiere on July 9 on Netflix. Starring Keir Gilchrist, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brigette Lundy-Paine and Michael Rapaport, the series follows Sam Gardner (Gilchrist), a young man on the autism spectrum, coming into his own and looking for love. In Season 4, Sam pursues a nearly impossible goal, while his mother Elsa (Leigh), father Doug (Rapaport) and sister Casey (Lundy-Paine) each face a challenge they never expected. Rounding out the cast are Amy Okuda, Jenna Boyd, Graham Rogers, Fivel Stewart, Nik Dodani, Tal Anderson, Domonique Brown, Naomi Rubin, Kimia Behpoornia and Sara Gilbert, who recurs as a guest star. Creator and showrunner Robia Rashid executive produces “Atypical” alongside Mary Rohlich and Seth Gordon, with Sony Pictures Television in association with Exhibit A and Weird Brain Inc. producing. See first look images of Season 4 below.

EXECUTIVE NEWS

WWE announced that Jamie Horowitz, Samira Shah and Matt Drew will join the company’s senior leadership team. Horowitz will assume the role of executive vice president of development and digital, while Shah will become general counsel and corporate secretary, and Drew will be senior vice president of international. Horowitz, who previously served as executive vice president of global content at DAZN, brings two decades of experience in the sports media industry to WWE. Shah most recently served as general counsel and corporate secretary at Moda Operandi, Inc., where she advised the organization on all legal matters. Drew, the former executive vice president of rights acquisition at DAZN, will be in charge of growing WWE’s brand outside of the U.S.

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