Magazine article The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)

New Queer TV: Here TV Covers All the Bases This Fall Season: Docs, News, Nostalgia, and Amanda Lepore

Magazine article The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)

New Queer TV: Here TV Covers All the Bases This Fall Season: Docs, News, Nostalgia, and Amanda Lepore

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ALONG WITH A CHILL IN THE AIR and falling leaves, autumn is marked by the return of some of our favorite television shows. Here TV, America's only gay TV network (owned by The Advocate's parent company, Here Media) is expanding its lineup of new and returning shows with talk shows, reality programming, and a surprising vintage remix.

(1) For & Against

This biweekly program, featuring progressive commentator Jim Morrison, returns for a second season as he analyzes politics, current events, and news headlines from a distinctly queer perspective. Morrison says he specializes in holding elected officials and pundits accountable, pressing his guests to answer the tough questions they are used to sidestepping. New 30-minute episodes began airing in August.

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(2) Legends From Here

Veteran producer, actor, and TV host Paul Ryan takes viewers on a journey back in time, sharing his classic TV interviews with entertainment legends. The weekly series, which premiered in September, kicks off with one-on-ones with Rock Hudson, Shelley Winters, Kylie Minogue, and Charles Nelson Reilly, among others. …

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