After keeping fans on the edge of their seats on whether or not we will see Bettina officially reunite, Showtime has announced that it’s revival of The L Word has been renewed. The L Word: Generation Q has been renewed for a third season, expected to be released later this year. The series, which focuses on a group of LGBTQ friends and family members that live in Los Angeles, struggled a bit creatively in it’s first season, but hit it’s stride in season two by incorporating past events and characters of the original series with new, engaging storylines and characters.
Season two left off on several cliffhangers, including a few romantic interludes and big life choices. After Carrie (Rosie O’Donnell) breaks off her engagement to Tina (Laurel Holloman), Tina ended up on the doorstep of her ex, Bette (Jennifer Beals). Shane (Kate Moennig) struggled with her burgeoning feelings for business partner Tess (Jamie Clayton), but the two ultimately became one of the show’s strongest couples, which makes it all the more sad that Tess had to depart Los Angeles for Vegas in the season two finale. After an extensive intervention from her friends and loved ones, Finley (Jacqueline Toboni) decided to give rehab a go. Dani (Adrienne Mandi) began a relationship with Gigi (Sepidah Moafi), only to be arrested in the finale for failure to testify against her embezzling father in court. Finally, BFF’s Micah (Leo Sheng) and Maribel (Jillian Mercado) tested the romantic waters with each other, yielding mixed emotions for both parties.
The L Word: Generation Q is a revival of the original series, which ran from 2004-2009, and centered on a group of primarily lesbian characters living in Los Angeles. The sequel series achieved a little bit more diversity this time around, including actors of varying ethnicities and gender identities. The L Word and the first two seasons of The L Word: Generation Q are currently available on Showtime.