Showtime has finally set a return date for The L Word: Generation Q.
Almost one and a half year after the show’s freshman run ended, the premium cabler announced on Tuesday that The L Word: Generation Q season 2 will debut on non-linear platforms on August 6th and premiere on-air on August 8th at 10 p.m. ET.
Each new episode of the drama will be available to stream on-demand every Friday. The first five episodes of the show’s sophomore run will air Sunday nights, while the final five episodes of the season will air Monday nights at 9 p.m. ET up until its October 11th season finale.
Alongside the release date announcement, Showtime also dropped a teaser for season 2 of the show, which you can watch below:
A sequel to The L Word that aired on Showtime for six seasons from 2004 to 2009, The L Word: Generation Q is set over ten years after the events of the original series. Now set in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, the sequel follows a group of diverse LGBTQ+ characters as they experience love, heartbreak, sex, setbacks, personal growth, and success in the City of Angels.
Aside from Jennifer Beals (Bette Porter), Katherine Moennig (Shane McCutcheon) and Leisha Hailey (Alice Pieszecki), who all reprise their roles from the original series, The L Word: Generation Q also stars Arienne Mandi (Dani Nùñez), Leo Sheng (Micah Lee), Jacqueline Toboni (Sarah Finley), Rosanny Zayas (Sophie Suarez), Sepideh Moafi, and Jordan Hull (Angie Porter-Kennard).
Joining the show’s cast for season 2 are Rosie O’Donnell, Donald Faison, Griffin Dunne, and Vanessa Williams.
The L Word: Generation Q is executive produced by Beals, Moennig, and Hailey, alongside showrunner Marja-Lewis Ryan, series creator Ilene Chaiken, as well as Kristen Campo, Allyce Ozarski, and Maisha Closson.