The Real L Word
- 3 Seasons
The Real L Word is a Los Angeles, California based reality television series that airs on the Showtime cable network. The show was created by Magical Elves Productions and executive producer, Ilene Chaiken. The real life stories follow the lives of a small and ever changing group of lesbians. Whitney Mixter is a make-up and effects artist, specializing in horror films. Her life is chaotic romantically, given the number of women she has been involved with on the show. She has also worked briefly as an actress and is featured in a music video. Romi Klinger is a makeup artist and jewelry designer who had a short and recurring relationship with Whitney. Alyssa Morgan is Whitney's roommate and ex-girlfriend. As a freelance makeup artist, she specializes in fashion, print, television, film, special effects and commercial makeup. Jill Sloane Goldstein is an actor, writer and producer. She married life partner and cast mate, Nikki Weiss in a ceremony that was broadcast on the show. Nikki Weiss is an agent, representative and producer whose clients include film and commercial directors. Also a member of SAG, Nikki has consulted on television shows and pilot story lines, as well as documentaries and features. She also was honored by GLAAD. Stamie Karakasidis is a stand-up comedian and mother of twins. She and Tracy Ryerson are in a committed relationship. Their struggles have involved balancing family and career, while also seeking acceptance of their relationship from their respective families. Tracy Ryerson is Stamie's partner and a model, TV and film producer. She is also a passionate animal lover and advocate for the disadvantaged. Kacy Boccumini is cast mate Cori's wife and a Director at Sony Pictures Entertainment. Their story line involves starting a family and the couple has pursued using a sperm donor to impregnate Cori. Cori McGinn-Boccumini is Kacy's wife. They have been together for over five years. She and her partner have been working on insemination to start a family. Mikey Koffman runs a fashion marketing firm, The Gallery L.A. She also regularly produces L.A. Fashion Week and runway shows. Her life with partner, makeup artist and former fiance, Raquel Castaneda was detailed on the show. Rose Garcia is a real estate advisor with a supportive family. She and cast mate Scarlett's stormy relationship is followed, as they attempt to commit to and solidify their love. Natalie Hornedo is a hairstylist and was Rose's girlfriend and cast mate. The couple's struggles with Rose's fidelity were followed during the show. In the season opener, Whitney welcomes back her old flame, Sara, and the two women immediately get reacquainted with each other on an intimate level. However, their liaison seems to end quickly, as another of Whitney's former flames arrives to stay indefinitely, just as Sara leaves. Also added to the mix is another romantic interest, cast member, Romi. Rose has been dating Natalie for seven months. Despite that, she goes out on the town for a night of fun, which causes tension in the relationship. Nikki and Jill are in the midst of planning a major and very expensive wedding. They hire a wedding planner to help produce the elegant gathering, but the two struggle with balancing the budget for their nuptials. After Season One debuted on June 20, 2010 and became successful, Season Two was filmed and broadcast. Showtime then commissioned Season Three, which is set to air on July 12, 2012. Some of the original cast will return, however, there will also be many new faces on the show.