TV Tango Search


|              FREE: Ask a TV Expert

The L Word

The L Word

Photo Credit:  Don Flood/Showtime
  • Premiered: 
    January 18, 2004
    (Click date to see TV listings for that day)

  • Network: Showtime
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Created by Ilene Chaiken, Kathy Greenberg & Michele Abbott 
  • Subject Matter:
  • Tags:

Buy This Show on DVD or Watch Online

  • Click a button to buy a DVD at Amazon
  • Complete Series
    • Amazon
  • Five Season Pack
    • Amazon
  • Season 1
    • Amazon
  • Season 1-3
    • Amazon
  • Season 1-4
    • Amazon
  • Season 2
    • Amazon
  • Season 3
    • Amazon
  • Season 4
    • Amazon
  • Season 5
    • Amazon
  • Season 6 - Final Season
    • Amazon
  • Click icon to watch or own full episodes
    Season 2
    Season 3
    Season 4
    Season 5

Plot Synopsis

This one-hour drama series explores lesbian life in Los Angeles, following a group of friends -- both gay and straight -- through their stories of career, family, friendship and romantic relationships. THE L WORD was created by Ilene Chaiken and Kathy Greenberg and Michele Abbott.
On Thursday, January 31, 2019 Showtime announced an eight-episode order for a sequel to its groundbreaking hit series THE L WORD, scheduled to premiere by the end of 2019. Marja-Lewis Ryan serves as showrunner and is executive producing with series creator Ilene Chaiken and original series stars Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig and Leisha Hailey. In this revival, Beals, Moennig and Hailey will star on the series as their original characters alongside a new generation of self-possessed LGBTQIA characters experiencing love, heartbreak, sex, setbacks and success in L.A.


Other Titles

  • Previously known as Earthlings


  • - Los Angeles, California USA

Births, Deaths & Weddings

  • March 12, 2006: Dana Fairbanks dies
    • Click icon to watch or own this full episode