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NBC at TCAs: Will "New Normal" Offend? "Smash 2.0?" And What Else Is Gay At NBC?

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : After Elton

Smile, Ryan Murphy! You have another show on the air. (The New Normal TCA panel) The big talk on NBC”s presentation day last week at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour was Ryan Murphy’s sitcom, The New Normal. In the series, Book of Mormon’s Andrew Rannells and The Hangover’s Justin Bartha star as gay couple Bryan and David, who decide to father a child through a surrogate (played by Georgia King) who joins them with her precocious daughter (Bebe Wood) and mother (Ellen Barkin) who puts Archie Bunker to shame with her extremely vocal bigotry.
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