What started as a series of five-minute bits on Pride Vision would spawn multiple reality series on Out TV and Here TV, following the gay buddy team of Chris Carter and John Simpson taking on everything from National Coming Out Day to special summer camps.While not billed as an LGBT show, the hit fashion show has prominently featured countless LGBT people in prominent roles, notably designer-mentor Tim Gunn and original judge Michael Kors, and made it work for mainstream viewers.
which since 2015 has followed the life of Jazz Jennings, a South Florida trans girl with some pretty awesome parents.
The show debuted in 2015, following Jazz's struggles with transphobic peers but also with such normal rites of passage as cheerleader tryouts and dating. this Sundance TV show followed urban straight women and the gay men around them.
The show would later be broadcast under the name debuted in 2003 and introduced a team of five metropolitan gay men who would help clean up straight slobs who needed to impress the ladies, though the format would expand and have the men help women as well.
The Emmy-winning show inspired numerous spin-offs and introduced the world to Carson Kressley.
The annual search for America’s next drag superstar would become the highest-rated show on Logo TV for eight seasons, with season 9 also broadcasting its first runs on VH1.
Who could imagine a drag competition being the nation's most buzzed-about reality show?
Here are a few of the LGBT-themed (or inclusive) shows that proved the culture bore enough relevance to gain an audience and change the media landscape at the same time.
format and redefine the reality television landscape.
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