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‘Queer as Folk,’ ‘L Word’ Returning to Showtime for Gay Pride Month

Documentary from “L Word” EP also premieres on Showtime this summer

Showtime will re-air full seasons of “Queer as Folk” and “The L Word” beginning June 2 in honor of Gay Pride Month on the Showtime Showcase channel and on demand.

Back-to-back episodes of the GLAAD Media Award-winning dramas will air Monday through Friday until June 30 on Showtime Showcase, followed by another run on Thursdays from July 3 through November 13.

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A documentary from “L Word” executive producer and creator Ilene Chaiken will premiere on Showtime this summer. A premiere date has yet to be announced.

Based on the British series of the same name, “Queer as Folk” ran for five seasons and starred Gale Harold,¬†Michelle Clunie, Robert Gant, Thea Gill, Randy Harrison, Scott Lowell, Peter Paige, Hal Sparks and Sharon Gless. The series was developed for American television by Ron Cowen and Daniel Lipman.

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“The L Word” ran for six seasons and starred Jennifer Beals, Laurel Holloman, Mia Kirshner, Katherine Moennig, Erin Daniels, Leisha Hailey, Sarah Shahi, Rachel Shelley and Pam Grier.