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.
This year’s Tony Awards will air tonight on CBS and Paramount+. A Strange Loop, featuring black queer protagonist Usher, has received eleven nominations including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre, Jaquel Spivey for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical, John-Andrew Morrison for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical, L Morgan Lee for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical, Arnulfo Maldonado for Best Scenic Design of a Musical, Jen Schriever for Best Lighting Design of a Musical, Drew Levy for Best Sound Design of a Musical, Stephen Brackett for Best Direction of a Musical, and Charlie Rosen for Best Orchestrations. Tony Awards: Tonight, on CBS and Paramount+.
The third and final season of Love, Victor will premiere this Wednesday on Hulu and Disney+. This season finds Victor (Michael Cimino) going on a journey of self-discovery – not only deciding who he wants to be with, but more broadly, who he wants to be. With their post-high-school-plans looming, Victor and his friends are faced with a new set of problems that they must work through to make the best choices for their futures. Love, Victor features numerous LGBTQ characters in its ensemble. Love, Victor: Wednesday, on Hulu and Disney+.
Season two of Rutherford Falls will premiere this Thursday on Peacock. Rutherford Falls is a comedy about two lifelong best friends, Nathan Rutherford (Ed Helms) and Reagan Wells (Jana Schmieding), who find themselves at a crossroads – quite literally – when their sleepy town gets an unexpected wakeup call. Nonbinary actor Jesse Leigh plays queer character Bobbie Yang, an aspiring high school student and Nathan’s personal assistant. Rutherford Falls: Thursday, on Peacock.
The Lake will premiere this Friday on Amazon Prime. The Lake tells stories about the Canadian Cottage Experience centered around Justin (out actor Jordan Gavaris), a recently divorced gay man trying to reconnect with Billie (Madison Shamoun), the daughter he gave up for adoption while battling his stepsister Maisy-May for the rights to the family cottage. The Lake: Friday, on Amazon Prime.
Tuesday: Tom Swift (9pm, The CW)