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Oprah Producing New Gay, Family Comedy Series For HBO

Praise Oprah! A new gay family comedy is headed to HBO and it's being produced by Ms. Winfrey's Harpo Productions!

Deadline reports:

HBO has put in development These Things Happen, a half-hour comedy based on the first novel by TV writer-producer Richard Kramer (Thirtysomething, My So-Called Life). The pay  cable network  has optioned the book, published last fall, for the comedy  project , which will be produced by Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Prods. under the company’s deal at HBO. Kramer will write the script and executive produce. These Things Happen is set in present day Manhattan and focuses on two couples  – one gay, one straight. They share a 15-year-old son, who lives on the upper East Side with his mother and doctor stepfather. Trying to get to know his impressive, distant father better, he moves in for a semester with him and his long-time partner who forms an instant friendship with the boy.

The series, if it's picked up, will join HBO's new gay-centered drama series, Looking (not to mention soon-to-be-departed True Blood, which is arguably the most gay friendly series ever to air on television--second to Queer As Folk. Maybe.).

How does the new project sound, Instincters? Intrigued? 

Comments

I would love to be in one if these types of shows!!!

If you need an extra person for your gay-centered drama series. I have a best friend named Chad Crow. He lives in Wilton Manors FL and owns his own place called Chill Wine Lounge in Ft Lauderdale, FL. He has the best personality and he is a real trip. Check him out, you won't be disappointed and he loves Oprah :) He would fit right in with a gay family comedy! As far as I am concerned, gays are some of the funniest people around with the best sense of humors!  Thanks so much.

I want the new normal back seriously lol it's so funny.

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