Groundbreaking drama series The L Word® revolutionized a generation. This fall the highly anticipated sequel The L Word®: Generation Q debuts. Returning cast Jennifer Beals, Kate Moennig and Leisha Hailey will resume their original roles.
Over 500 scripted TV series were produced in the US in 2019, but quantity does not guarantee high quality. Showtime, like HBO, has consistently produced outstanding television for years. This list rounds up some of the network's greatest hits (and a few misses).
From lush period dramas, to spicy extramarital affairs, these shows get away with the kind of stuff you couldn't find before 11PM in the days before streaming (although you should still make sure the kids aren't around).