Post-Shay, Will More LGBT Characters Come to ‘Chicago Fire’ or Other ‘Chicago’ Shows?

In the fall of 2014, the char acter of Leslie Shay died tragically on the job in the third season opener of NBC’s “Chicago Fire.”  The popular character (and equally popular actress Lauren German, who played her) didn’t fully get erased from the show even after a successful investigation to prove she was murdered that […]

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People’s Choice Awards 2015: What’s Gay About The Nominations?

There’s something special about the “People’s Choice Awards” mostly because they’re reflect exactly what the viewers out there are watching and loving. This is very clear from this year’s nominees, which were announced last week. There’s something great about seeing actors and shows that rarely get attention from Emmy or Golden Globe voters, right? So, while […]

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Killing Off Queer Women On TV: Response To “Arrow’s” Latest Character Death

[Spoiler Alert: If you have not watched the season premiere of “Arrow,” do not read forward. Major plot developments discussed here.] Shocking character deaths were all the rage last season with beloved, major characters like Will Gardner (Josh Charles) on “The Good Wife” or Zoe Barnes (Kate Mara) on “House Of Cards” meeting their demise in […]

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GLAAD’s ‘Where We Are On TV’ Report: 5 Things We Know About LGBT Representation

Recently, I talked with a group of television showrunners to find out how they approach LGBT characters and storylines. Producers Marlene King (“Pretty Little Liars“), David Goyer (“Da Vinci’s Demons,” “Constantine”), Hart Hanson (“Bones,” “Backstrom”), Jill Soloway (“Transparent”), Carter Covington (“Faking It“), Bradley Bredeweg (“The Fosters“) and Caroline Dries (“The Vampire Diaries“) all had much to […]

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TV to Si: Get A Good Fright From ‘From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series,’ Mindy Kaling Chats with Chelsea Handler

Are you ready for a spooky night of TV? “The Walking Dead” might be done for the season, but El Rey Network is bringing the fright Tuesday nights at 9pm with “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series.”

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TV to Si: Thalia Visits ‘The View’, Don’t Miss Pitbull on ‘Letterman’

Many of you are looking forward to a long weekend, and as you can imagine, there will be a lot of funtastic content available on TV and On Demand. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves, I will have all the scoop on what you can’t miss later this week.

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