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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?

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3 Comments

  • jason

    Note how Ilene Chaiken never seems to include gay men in her shows. She may have given them some token exposure but, overall, there’s not much there. She could be one of these fake gay advocates.

    In any case, the executives at CBS must have rocks in their heads. With Ilene’s record of ratings failures (The L Word etc), CBS may as well go and burn its money.

  • Bumblebee

    Maybe she doesn’t include gay men in her shows because there seems to be a gay male character in most of the popular shows.

  • myfandoms

    L-word a ratings failure??? ROFLMAO. We can now discount everything out of your mouth and keyboard as CLUELESS.

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