Grab the remote, set your DVR or queue up your streaming service of choice! GLAAD is bringing you the LGBTQ highlights on TV this week. Check back every Sunday for up-to-date coverage in LGBTQ-inclusive programming on TV.
Lena Waithe’s The Chi returns for its third season on Showtime this Sunday. Season three premieres with the wedding of queer women Nina and Dre, and also introduces a new character played by Waithe herself, a progressive lesbian mayoral candidate. The Chi: Sunday, 9pm on Showtime.
The second season of DCU’s Doom Patrol will premiere now on HBO Max this Thursday. The show follows a group of superheroes who got their powers from horrific accidents and now form an unlikely team. The crew includes Negative Man, a gay hero played by out actor Matt Bomer. Doom Patrol: Thursday, on HBO Max.
The third season of Search Party also premieres on HBO Max on Thursday. The dark mystery comedy features out comedian John Early as gay character Elliot. The new season follows the gang as they are swept up in the trial after the killing of a private investigator. Search Party: Thursday, on HBO Max.
The Daytime Emmy Awards will have a live virtual ceremony this Friday. LGBTQ and inclusive nominees include a historic nomination for Scott Turner Schofield, a trans man nominated for his work on Studio City. Other LGBTQ and inclusive nominees include The Bold and The Beautiful, Days of our Lives, EastSiders, Light as a Feather, Trinkets, Arthur, The Loud House, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, GMA3 Strahan, Sara & Keke, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, and talent Sara Ramirez, Willam Belli and Keke Palmer. The 47th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards: Friday, 8pm on CBS.
.@turnerschofield & @RowinAmone are the first two transgender performers to be nominated at the #DaytimeEmmys, and they both portray transgender characters. Laverne Cox previously won a Daytime Emmy for producing, and has received two Primetime Emmys nominations for acting. pic.twitter.com/RusVTnEHq3
— Daytime Emmys (@DaytimeEmmys) June 12, 2020
Monday: I May Destroy You (9pm, HBO)
Friday: The 47th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (8pm, CBS); RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars (8pm, VH1)