- 1 Season
The television show DTLA stands for Downtown Los Angeles. This show follows a group people who consider themselves to be gay in the downtown Los Angeles area. There are seven main characters. Their names are Lenny, Bryan, Sara, Jane, Matthew, Marky, Kai, and Stefan. This show is fictional and these characters are played by actors and actresses. Each character in the show as many situations they are facing. The character if Lenny is played by Darryl Stephens. Lenny is a civil litigations lawyer. Bryan smokes a lot of marijuana. He has been unemployed for a long time. Bryan and Lenny are involved in a relationship. While they care for each other things in the relationship are starting to fall apart. Sara is good friends with Lenny. Kai is a high school teacher. While he teaches during the day he dreams of hooking up with his celebrity crushes in his free time. Marky is a military man. He is dating the character named Matthew. Matthew is new to the Los Angeles area. He is aspiring to be an actor. Stefan is a lawyer. He is good friends with Lenny. Stefan is dating a young man by the name of Trey. Trey is much younger then Stefan. Their relationship is also struggling because Trey does not want people to know that he is secretly involved with another man. The characters on the show are still looking for acceptance with their lifestyle. This television show was originally going to be made as a movie. The main supporters of Gay and Lesbian programming were not too happy with the story. The company that did pick the storyline up decided to make it a series instead of a movie. The story is based around the friends who are all at a points of crossroads in their lives. The show deals with all the aspects of relationships that are struggling to survive. This show has some aspects of comedy and a little bit of drama. This show is the next step in making television programming diverse and tolerant of all different kinds of life styles.