Morning Brew – Heather Peace joins “Prey”

Good morning!

Heather Peace is playing a new kind of role in an ITV mini-series called Prey. She’ll play Abi, the wife of a male cop, and as they are “going through a rough patch, they’re trying not to let it disrupt life for their sons, Max and Finn.” Meanwhile, have you been watching her in the new season of Waterloo Road?


IndieWire made a list of lesbian web series to watch, including one called Hearts and Farts I didn’t know about.

Speaking of web series, there’s a behind-the-scenes video for the show K&A available for your viewing pleasure.

Meanwhile there’s a new one called No Method that is raising money to get made.

Abby Wambach tweeted her thanks to fans for the well-wishing on her marriage to Sarah Huffman.

Sarah then followed suit with a pic of their bulldogs.

ESPN has a piece about Seimone Augustus and how she wants a different ending for the Minnesota Lynx this year. She wants to take that title home!

Out director Kimberly Peirce shared her support of a new Matthew Shepard documentary called Matt Shepard Is A Friend Of Mine. She talks about learning of his death while working on Boys Don’t Cry and how it affected filming.

Have you ever seen the 1970 film The Vampire Lovers? It might be a good one to watch this time of year. It’s now available on Blu-Ray.

Whoopi Goldberg could be playing Moms Mabley in a Broadway play about the legendary out comic. Yes please! She also talked about the documentary she made about Moms while on The Howard Stern Show yesterday.

Ilene Chaiken‘s new show Black Box will begin production this month in New York. It’s already been sold to Germany and Scandinavia for distribution too!

Lucy Hallowell sent me this tweet that indicates Annie Potts wil be back when The Fosters returns.

The Slant has a fun interview with sexpert Susie Bright. Although she was not a fan of The L Word, she says this:

Something new I like: Orange is the New Black. First portrayal I’ve ever seen and liked of butch dykes on mainstream TV.

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Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, *Buffy (FX 7 a.m., 8 a.m.), *Ellen marathon (FX 9 a.m.), Margaret Cho on Home & Family (Hallmark 10 a.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy (Lifetime 1 p.m., 2 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *Ghost Whisperer (Syfy 3 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), Cousins Undercover (HGTV 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Glee (Fox 9 p.m.), Grey’s Anatomy (ABC 9 p.m.), Degrassi (TeenNick 9 p.m.), *Masters of Sex (Showtime 9 p.m., 11:30 p.m.), Two and a Half Men (CBS 9:31 p.m.), Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell (Food Network 10 p.m.), *Friends (TV Land 10 p.m., 10:30 p.m.), Cruel Intentions (TMAX 10 p.m.), Margaret Cho on Chelsea Lately (E! 11 p.m.), *Real Housewives of New Jersey (Bravo 12:30 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

*Denotes rerun