Showtime today announced the premiere date for The L Word: Generation Q and revealed the first teaser trailer, which you can watch using the player below.
The L Word: Generation Q will return with its first new episode on Friday, August 6, available on streaming and on-demand for all Showtime subscribers, before making its on-air debut on Sunday, August 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Each new episode of the second season will be available on Fridays to stream via on-demand.
The first five episodes of season two will air Sunday nights, with the final five episodes of the season airing Monday nights at 9 p.m. ET/PT up until its October 11 season finale.
Based on the groundbreaking drama series The L Word, season two of The L Word: Generation Q will continue to follow the intermingled lives of Bette Porter (Jennifer Beals), Shane McCutcheon (Katherine Moennig), and Alice Pieszecki (Leisha Hailey) as they experience love, heartbreak, setbacks and success in L.A.
Also starring are Dani Nùñez (Arienne Mandi), Micah Lee (Leo Sheng), Sarah Finley (Jacqueline Toboni), Sophie Suarez (Rosanny Zayas), Gigi Ghorbani (Sepideh Moafi), and Angelica Porter-Kennard (Jordan Hull).
Season two is executive produced by showrunner Marja-Lewis Ryan (The Four-Faced Liar, 6 Balloons), along with series creator Ilene Chaiken, Kristen Campo, Allyce Ozarski, Maisha Closson, and original series stars Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig and Leisha Hailey.
Emmy winner Rosie O’Donnell (SMILF), Donald Faison (Scrubs), Emmy, Academy Award nominee Griffin Dunne (House of Lies, This Is Us) and Vanessa Williams (Candyman) have signed on to guest star in multiple episodes.
In addition, Jordan Hull has been upped to series regular this season playing Angie, the daughter of Bette Porter and Tina Kennard (season one guest star Laurel Holloman).
O’Donnell will play Carrie, a brash and kindhearted public defender who is thrust into Bette’s life and quickly gets under her skin. Faison will play Tom, a self-deprecating editor who works with Alice.
Dunne will play Isaac, one of the biggest international art mega-dealers who Bette comes to know.
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