Morning Brew – Ellen’s “One Big Happy” picked up at NBC

Good morning!

Ellen DeGeneres‘s new lesbian-inclusive comedy has been picked up at NBC. Ellen is executive producer of One Big Happy, while Liz Feldman is writing the show. It’s set to air mid-season, so we’ll be waiting a little bit longer to see Elisha Cuthbert get gay and pregnant.

While we’re talking Ellen, how hot did she and Portia look at a party for Arianna Huffington‘s Thrive over the weekend?

Victoria Jackson, Kathy Freston And Dean Ornish Host Book Party For Arianna Huffington's "Thrive"

Also at NBC, Parenthood will get one final season. Hopefully when it comes back, Haddie is still a lesbian.

Meanwhile, The Crazy Ones and Bad Teacher have been cancelled.

Out writer Nahnatchka Khan‘s Fresh off the Boat was picked up by ABC, with the pilot directed by Lynn Shelton.

Victoria Cartagena only appears briefly as Renee Montoya in the Gotham pilot, but she has been upped to a series regular. F yeah lesbians in Gotham City!

A lesbian mom writes about her experience staying at home to raise her children.

Australia’s new season of The Voice has a contestant named Jess Berney who was promoted by the show as being “the most surprising of them all.” Apparently this was based on her appearance.

Ricky Martin‘s face, though.

Can we just stop using the word “lesbian” as an insult altogether please?

Charlize Theron hosted SNL this week and appeared in this deleted sketch with Kate McKinnon.

Ellen Page donned a suit for the premiere of X-Men: Days of Future Past in LA this weekend.

"X-Men: Days Of Future Past" World Premiere

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show, Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), Suze Orman on The Today Show, Melissa Etheridge: The Big Interview (AXS TV 9:30 a.m.), Will & Grace “Girl Trouble” (We 10:30 a.m.), Your Sister’s Sister (Showtime2 10:35 a.m.), Degrassi “Zombie, Pt. 1 & 2” (TeenNick 11 a.m./11:30 a.m.), Bones “The Passenger in the Oven” (TNT 12 p.m.), The Good Wife marathon (Hallmark Movie Channel 1 p.m.), Girl Code marathon (MTV 1:14 p.m.), Things You Can Tell Just By Looking at Her (MGM 1:25 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), Tea With Mussolini (MGM 3:35 p.m.), Cruel Intentions (AMAX 6:20 p.m.), *Ellen Page on Colbert Report (Comedy Central 6:56 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), Love It Or List It “Privacy Pains” (HGTV 7 p.m.), Call the Midwife (PBS), The Voice “Live Semi-Final Performances” (NBC 8 p.m.), Star-Crossed “Passion Lends Them Power” (CW 8 p.m.), Joan as Police Woman on Later… with Jools Holland (Palladia 8 p.m.), R&B Divas: Atlanta “Diamond in the Rough” (TV One 8 p.m., 11 p.m., 2 a.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Warehouse 13 “Cangku Shisi” (Syfy 9 p.m.), *Two and a Half Men “Baseball. Boobs. Boobs. Baseball.” (CBS 9:30 p.m.), Sara Gilbert on Watch What Happens Live (Bravo 11 p.m.), La La’s Full Court Life (VH1 12:30 a.m.), *Lost Girl “I Fought the Fae (And the Fae Won)” (Syfy 2:01 a.m.)

*Denotes rerun

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