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Logo likes The L Word.
The MTV Networks channel, which targets gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender audiences, has acquired the first five seasons of Showtime's lesbian drama series from CBS Television Distribution. The show, which centers on a group of friends living in Los Angeles, is set to premiere on the ad-supported network in summer 2008.
Logo said there also will be numerous online components at the channel's Web site AfterEllen.com, which already has been offering L Word reviews, commentary and show recaps following new episode premieres on Showtime.
"As one of the most celebrated and beloved LGBT series, 'The L Word' is a powerful addition to Logo's array of landmark LGBT entertainment," said Brian Graden, president of MTV Networks Music Group Entertainment and president of Logo.
Other lesbian-themed programming on Logo includes the original comedy "Exes & Ohs," which premieres Oct. 8, reality series Curl Girls and British prison drama Bad Girls along with online series "She Made Me Watch This!" which posts weekly at AfterEllen.com.
RHI Entertainment and Ion Media Networks are firming up the details of their expanded programming partnership announced in May, which will include a new digitally remastered edition of the miniseries Lonesome Dove.
The deal calls for RHI to be the exclusive primetime program supplier for Ion (formerly Pax Network) from 7-11 p.m. Fridays-Sundays. The programming, a mix of movies and miniseries, will include originals and library titles.
The weekends, dubbed RHI Movie Weekend, kick off June 29. Dove. is set to premiere from 9-11 p.m. June 30 and continue July 7, 14 and 21. The mini stars Robert Duvall, Anjelica Huston, Tommy Lee Jones, Diane Lane, Danny Glover and Chris Cooper.
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