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The L Word: Generation Q Renewed for Season 2

Work in Progress is also coming back for another season

Keisha Hatchett

More The L Word: Generation Q episodes are headed your way. During the Television Critics Association's winter press tour on Monday, Showtime's President of Entertainment Jana Winograde announced that The L Word spin-off has been renewed for a 10-episode second season.

Winograde also revealed that the comedy Work in Progress has been picked up for a 10-episode second season.

Picking up a decade after the events of The L Word's series finale, The L Word: Generation Q follows several OG characters. Shane (Katherine Moennig) returns to LA to run a lesbian bar while working to save her marriage, and Bette (Jennifer Beals) is embroiled in a cantankerous mayoral race while raising her teenage daughter with Tina. Meanwhile, Alice (Leisha Hailey) steps out of the shadows to host her own talk show focused on queer issues.

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New faces include Dani (Arienne Mandi), a PR maverick who runs communications on Bette's campaign while juggling a relationship with her fiancé Sophie (Rosanny Zayas), who works as a production assistant on Alice's show; plus, there's Finley (Jacqueline Toboni), a production assistant, and Micah (Leo Sheng), a professor, navigate the tricky LA dating scene while Gigi deals (Sepideh Moafi) with the strange dynamic of her ex-wife dating someone new.

Meanwhile, Work in Progress comes from Chicago Improv's Abby McEnany and Tim Mason and is co-written by The Matrix's Lilly Wachowski. The series centers on McEnany, playing a fictionalized version of herself, whose horrible luck leads her to a transformative relationship. The show's second season will be written, shot, and produced entirely in Chicago.

Showtime also announced return dates forBillionsandThe Chi, the premiere date for new series Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, and released the first look at the final season of Homeland. It also renewed Shameless for an 11th and final season.

The L Word: Generation Q airs Sundays at 10/9c on Showtime, followed by Work in Progress at 11/10c. The season finales for both shows will air on Sunday, Jan. 26.

Jennifer Beals, Leisha Hailey, Katherine Moennig; The L Word: Generation Q

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