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The Big Gay Sketch Show is a sketch TV show that appeared on the LOGO channel from 2006 to 2010. Like Saturday Night Live, it had traditional and music-based sketches, pop culture parodies and recurring characters. Unlike Saturday Night Live, these sketches were made from a gay, lesbian and bisexual point of view.

This show was developed by Rosie O'Donnell and directed by Amanda Bearse. Rosie O'Donnell did appear herself on the show. Rosie O'Donnell was not the only person that appeared on the show as themselves. Chaz Bono, Elaine Stritch, Rob Bowman, Amanda Bearse, Sharon Osbourne and Colman Domingo all appeared as themselves on the show.

This show's cast was deemed to be full of up-and-coming comics. Kate McKinnon did become a cast member of Saturday Night Live. In 2009, LOGO searched for a new cast member by having an online talent search titled "The Big Gay Casting Competition." People would upload videos to and website visitors would proceed to vote on the videos. The winner was Will Heuser who had appeared on Big Brother 14 as a cast member. He appeared on one show as an extra, not a cast member as promised.

The Big Gay Sketch Show is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (23 episodes). The series first aired on April 24, 2007.

Where do I stream The Big Gay Sketch Show online? The Big Gay Sketch Show is available for streaming on Logo, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Big Gay Sketch Show on demand at Amazon, Apple TV online.

Tuesdays at 10:00 PM on Logo
3 Seasons, 23 Episodes
April 24, 2007
Talk & Interview
Cast: Nicol Paone, Julie Goldman, Stephen Guarino, Jonny McGovern
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The Big Gay Sketch Show Full Episode Guide

  • Svetlana appears in a Beyonce video; a yoga class is disrupted.

  • Dancer Svetlana appears in a Beyonce music video, a mysterious farter disrupts a yoga class, and Arnaldo helps a group of horny men move. Appearances by Rosie O'Donnell & Sharon Osbourne.

  • Sappho's Lips plays a bar mitzvah; James Lipton interviews actors with Botox; Liz Minelli, Dr. Phil, Amy Winehouse and Raven Symone appear on "Guess What I Had for Lunch?"

  • Suze Orman gives financial advice; an obsessive-compulsive cooking-show host; a couple tries to assemble a bookcase.

  • The women of The View discuss gay divorces; an Afghani girl celebrates her 16th birthday; transgendered Fitzwilliam appears on Dr. Phil.

  • Canada's Next Top Model; an unruly lounger singer; The L Word commemorative plates.

  • Sketches: A send-up of The View; lesbian folk group; accident-prone wedding planner.

  • RuPaul's Drag Race; a commercial for "Dazzle Vodka"; "The Real Housewives of Warren Jeffs"; an ad for "Feminique"; a commercial reading featuring an overly-dramatic Glenn Close chewing the scenery; a hotel receptionist who doesn't seem to quite recognize that her guests are same-sex married.

  • The Amazing Race features celebrity heterosexuals and their companions as contestants, Afghani women star in a reality series and Barbara Walters interviews celebrities. Appearances by Rosie O'Donnell & Sharon Osbourne.

  • Elaine Stritch tackles her new job as airport security. From the makers of Pocket Gay comes their latest product, Pocket Diva. German filmmaker Werner Herzog presents the new film, Grizzly Man, featuring a man documenting wild bear life on Fire Island. Maya Angelou reads from Craigslist. Shim Shai Horowitz hosts a vegan cooking show devoted to the raw foods lifestyle. And a special gust star directs the dance number finale featuring the characters of The Big Gay Sketch Show, including Fitzwilliam, Liza, Stritchy, Maya Angelou, Naldo, Waffles, Latanya and Svetlana. Appearances by Rosie O'Donnell & Chastity Bono. Guest stars Paul Vogt & Amanda Bearse.

  • A customer service representative offers his unique service to a client. Grandma Bell offers lessons in Black History to high school students. Lucy, Ricky, Fred, and Ethel go on a trip to Italy disguised as heterosexual married couples. Star Jones stars in a new musical. And a lesbian coach sets up a sexy half-time show for the WNBA. Appearances by Rosie O'Donnell & Chastity Bono. Guest stars Paul Vogt.

  • Rapper Lil' Dyke discusses her new video, "Cat Sittin." Paula Dean introduces her new Sit n' Eat diet. Perez Hilton blogs about celebrities while appeasing his appetite. Suze Orman offers financial advice to lesbians. Fitzwilliam enrolls in Hogwarts to learn a special spell. And Miss J. hosts his new show, America's Next Top Bottom. Appearances by Rosie O'Donnell & Chastity Bono.

  • Oprah and her platonic friend Gale discuss their latest adventures. Parents of celebrities encourage people to vote against gay adoptions. An overweight man joins a Chicago-style pilates class. A woman brings her date home to meet her two gay dads who happen to have enormous genitalia. Jeff Foxworthy hosts "Are You Smarter Than a Tranny Hooker?" Appearances by Rosie O'Donnell & Chastity Bono. Guest stars Kate Clinton.

  • Families and animals collide in Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Hollywood celebrities star in a Jenny Craig commercial. The girls of Facts of Life watch an adult film and learn about sex from Ms. Garrett. Grandma Bell talks about the good ol' days as a young lesbian. And an emergency room attendant offers difficult customer service. Appearances by Rosie O'Donnell & Chastity Bono. Guest stars Christine Ebersole & Paul Vogt.

  • Elaine Stritch greets customers while selling her new perfume, Stritchy. Fitzwilliam makes a very special request to the Wish Granters Foundation. Repressed senators address discrimination in the insurance industry. Hollywood group therapy participants purge their feelings of May/December relationships. And Maya Angelou reads from Craigslist.

  • An inebriated Super Liza saves gays around the world. Sally Fields is a spokesperson for Boniva and gets emotional about osteoperosis. Two lesbians hang out at a gay bar and check out the lesbian stereotypes. Svetlana kills the competition when she guest stars on Dancing with the Stars. A long line at a shipping store is proven to be worth the wait when we see Naldo, the delivery man, work the packages. The Carringtons have a reunion dinner that turns violent in a parody of Dynasty.