Logo Acquires Gay Scripted Series âDTLAâ
EXCLUSIVE: The scripted series DTLA â which was created, directed and executive produced by The L Wordâs Larry Kennar â has landed at Logo. The network will premiere the ensemble drama Wednesday, October 24 at 11 PM and will follow it with seven 30-minute episodes. DTLA revolves around the relationships and sex lives of eight friends with varied ethnic, cultural, and sexual orientations who work and live in downtown Los Angeles. Darryl Stephens (Noahâs Arc) stars with a supporting cast that includes Melanie Griffith, Sandra Bernhard, Leslie Jordan, Erin Daniels (L Word), William McNamara, Tiffany "New York" Pollard, Luenell (Borat), Danny Roberts (Real World) and Jeremy Jackson. Stephens, Michael Andres Palmieri and Helene Shaw also executive produce. The series will also have its international premiere on Out TV Canada, marking the first time a Kickstarter-funded TV series has landed domestic and foreign distribution. (Check out the trailer below.)
The deal marks the latest scripted acquisition for the network, which include Misfits and Bewitched (currently on the air). It also will premiere Will & Grace next year.