The New Normal (2012–2013)

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A single mother's life after she accepts the offer to be a surrogate mother for a gay couple.

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Series cast summary:
 David Sawyer (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
 Bryan Collins (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
 Goldie Clemmons (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
 Shania Clemmons (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
 Rocky Rhoades / ... (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
 Clay Clemmons (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
 Jane Forrest (22 episodes, 2012-2013)


A single mother's life after she accepts the offer to be a surrogate mother for a gay couple.

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A post-modern family.








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11 September 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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The dog David and Bryan own is a Bernese Mountain Dog. See more »


Referenced in Tosh.0: Taxi Dave (2012) See more »

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Plastic Stereotypes No Chemistry between Main Players
22 April 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can sum up the "New Normal" in one sentence, Dull and sanitized for straight people.

The two main characters are right out of central casting. Asexual, non-threatening actors playing upper class yuppie gays in LA. There is NO chemistry between the two men, no affection, no kissing, nothing. The two men almost look like brothers rather then partners. Their personalities are stereotypical gay and I was both bored and angry with the show before the first episode was over.

I never watched the show again until this past weekend after a friend told me the show was better, well the only good thing about this show is Nene Leakes, now that girl is funny! They should just throw out the whole mess and give Nene her own show as the overworked single mom trying to do her best. Her scenes are the only ones that have any life, humor or reality too them.

I doubt this show will be back for a second season, at least I hope it's not. Lets hope cable can come up with a real program about gay parents minus the 1970's stereotype gay men. Two big thumbs down.

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