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.
The third and final season of GLAAD Media Award-winning series Vida premieres this Sunday on Starz. The show follows a plethora of queer Latinx characters, both onscreen and behind the camera. In the premiere, Emma and Lyn take their romantic relationships to new heights, and a looming figure from the sisters’ past returns. Vida: Sunday, 9pm on Starz.
Netflix movie The Half of It will be released on Friday. The film follows teenager Ellie Chu, who is comissioned by a jock to write love letters to his crush, but she begins having feelings for her as well. The film, a twist on Cyrano de Bergerac is directed by outfilmaker Alice Wu, and tells a story of queer romance and friendship. The Half of It: Friday on Netflix.
On Friday, Ryan Murphy’s newest Netflix limited Hollywood will be released on the streaming service. The show presents an alternative history of post WWII Hollywood, breaking barriers for race, gender and sexuality, while imagining a new world. The cast includes out actors Jeremy Pope, Holland Taylor, and Jim Parsons. Hollywood: Friday on Netflix.
New HBO series Betty premieres Friday night. The show, inspired by the 2018 film Skate Kitchen, follows a group of young women skateboarders in New York, including lesbian characters Kirt. In the premiere, Janay and Kirt attempt to throw an all-girls skate sesh, but an unexpected visitor cuts the “festivities” short and chaos ensues—there’s also a van. Skate Kitchen: Friday, 11pm on HBO.
Sunday, April 26: God Friended Me (8pm, CBS); Batwoman (8pm, The CW); Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (9pm, NBC); Killing Eve (9pm, BBC America and AMC); Vida (9pm, Starz); Good Girls (10pm, NBC); Black Monday (10pm, Showtime)
Friday: The Half of It (Netflix); Hollywood (Netflix); Charmed (8pm, The CW); RuPaul’s Drag Race (8pm, VH1); Dynasty (9pm, the CW); RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race (9:30pm, VH1); Betty (11pm, HBO)