The Fosters, The Normal Heart
Thanks to such shows as The Fosters, Looking and Faking It, ABC Family, HBO and MTV earned high marks in GLAAD's annual report grading networks on their representations of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people on TV shows.
NCIS: New Orleans
If you had a successful recipe for beignets, would you mess with it? Same rule applies for CBS's NCIS: New Orleans (9/8c), the latest transplantation of TV's most durable (and around the world, most watched) franchise. This second spinoff — forcing NCIS: LA to move to Mondays starting next week — of a series that was itself a spinoff (of the long-running JAG) hews strictly to the...
Katie Stevens, Rita Volk
MTV has ordered a 10-episode second season of Faking It, the network announced Monday.
Faking It is MTV's highest-rated new series this year, scoring an average of 1.4 million viewers each week. The scripted comedy tells the story of two best friends (Katie Stevens and Rita Volk) who pretend to be gay in order to become popular.
MTV's new comedy Faking It centers on two best friends (Katie Stevens and Rita Volk) who are mistaken for lesbians at their school. But when that misunderstanding elevates the pals to popularity status, they decide to keep up the ruse. Executive producer Carter Covington (Greek, Hart of Dixie) took time to fill out our TV Guide Magazine showrunner survey and explain why Faking It is the real deal.
TV Guide Magazine: I've got room in my life to watch just one more show. Why should it be yours?
Carter Covington: It's fresh! There's nothing else quite like it on television. And at just 30 minutes an episode, it's over before you know it and leaves you wanting more.