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Ilene Chaiken To Traumatize CBS’s Aged Viewers With Lesbian Surgeon Series

Because what this world needs is another medical drama on a broadcast network with a pun-y name, CBS has greenlighted Rhodes to Recovery, a surgery serial from The L Word creator Ilene Chaiken. And yes, there will be some lesbians.

Rhodes will focus on an out lesbian trauma surgeon and her straight male neurosurgeon colleague. “Their lives at work — and at home — become complicated when one starts dating the other’s ex-wife,” reports Variety in what sounds like a direct lift from the show’s treatment. Now how do we get Pam Grier in on this?