Morning Brew – Vanessa Lachey will play a lesbian restaurateur in “First Wives Club” reboot

Good morning and happy Friday! Who’s ready for a four day weekend? 

Vanessa Lachey has joined the cast of the TVLand First Wives Club reboot and she’ll play “Sasha, a driven and successful chef in San Francisco. She has it all — a hot restaurant and a great girlfriend whom she plans to marry. But when she reconnects with her old friends after the death of their college roommate, she realizes she may not be as ready to settle down as she thought.”

The 58th GRAMMY Awards - ArrivalsPhoto by John Shearer/WireImage

Keke Palmer released a secret album called Waited to Exhale.

“Sources” say Khloe Kardashian is open to dating women, despite having asserted her heterosexuality many times before.

Tig Notaro (briefly) shares her story with PBS Newshour.

Go Magazine released their annual 100 Women We Love.

Lane Moore talks Tinder with The New York Post.

Kristen Stewart and Amandla Stenberg share duties as ELLE UK’s September cover girls.


Out lesbian attorney Paulette V. Armstead is running for Democratic stronghold of District 92 (Broward County) in Florida’s House of Representatives. Vote for Paulette!

Nikki and Kara Fultz share how happy they are with the new federal decision that allows both moms to be on their child’s birth certificate

Interesting read: Bolivia’s First Out Lesbian Talks Anarchism and Feminism.

DIVA magazine is now owned by the publishers of both Curve and LOTL, Twin Media.

Danielle Brooks and Samira Wiley did some cooking for Buzzfeed and called it “The Pasty Show.” Get it? Poussey + Taystee = Pasty.

Lisa Kron talks Fun Home with Towleroad.

Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (rerun)

The Rachael Ray Show – Guest: Anne Burrell (rerun)
Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

Supernatural “There’s No Place Like Home” (TNT 10 a.m.) (rerun)

Friday Night Lights “Little Girl I Wanna Marry You” (Pivot 10 a.m.) (rerun)

Saturday Night Live (Comedy Central 10:29 a.m./11:35 a.m.) (rerun)

The View (ABC 11 a.m.)

Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.)

Steven Universe (Cartoon 1 p.m.) (rerun)

The Talk (CBS 2 p.m., Pop 7 p.m.)

General Hospital (ABC 2 p.m.)

Tiny House Hunters “Joy and LaToya Are Leaving Hawaii Behind for a Tiny Living in California” (HGTV 2:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Ellen (Laff 3 p.m./3:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Clarence (Cartoon 3 p.m./3:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Starz Insider: Ghostbusters (Starz 3:05 p.m.)

Veep “Inauguration” (HBO2 5 p.m., HBO 4:15 a.m.)

Ray Donovan “Girl With Guitar” (Showtime 7 p.m., 11:35 p.m.)

Game of Thrones “Battle of the Bastards”/”The Winds of Winter” (HBO 7:45 p.m./8:45 p.m.) (rerun)

The Great British Baking Show “Cake” (PBS)

Roadies “Life Is a Carnival” (Showtime 8 p.m., 10:35 p.m.)

Rosewood “Ballistics & BFFs” (Fox 8 p.m.) (rerun)

The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.)

BETX Celebrity Basketball Game (BET 10 p.m.) – With Syd tha Kyd, Erica Ash

Chopped “The Icing on the Steak” (Cooking Channel 10 p.m.) (rerun)

Masters of Sex “Parliament of Owls”/”Three’s a Crowd” (Showtime2 11 p.m./12 a.m.) (rerun)

Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS 11:35 p.m.) – Guest: Natasha Lyonne
Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC 12:37 a.m.) – Guest: Samira Wiley (rerun)
Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS 12:37 a.m.) – Guest: Anna Paquin (rerun)

Close Up With the Hollywood Reporter “Drama Actresses” (Sundance 3 a.m.) – With Sarah Paulson

Ellen “The Puppy Episode, Pt. 2″/”Hello Muddah Hello Faddah” (Laff 5 a.m./5:30 a.m.) (rerun)

Ellen “Emma” (FX 7 a.m.) (rerun)

Buffy “Bring On the Night” (FX 7:30 a.m.) (rerun)
Pride (TMC 7:35 a.m.)

Roseanne “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (Logo 8:30 a.m.) (rerun)
(Thanks, Roni!)