Ilene Chaiken


‘The L Word: Generation Q’ – Showtime Sequel Series Coming Fall 2019

Good thing come to those who wait – which is a very good thing for fans of Showtime‘s The L Word. It’s been nearly two years since series development was announced and four months since it received a series greenlight, but now there is an official title for the sequel series: The L Word: Generation […]

The Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 Best of 2018 Countdown: #5 The Handmaid’s Tale

“Television is becoming a collage – there are so many channels that you move through them making a collage yourself. In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different.” – David Hockney There was a time when working for television was labelled a “demotion,” a professional death sentence for movie stars whose careers were on […]

Ilene Chaiken

‘Empire’ Producer Ilene Chaiken Is Developing 2 New Dramas For Fox

Ilene Chaiken, executive producer and showrunner on the Fox series Empire, is developing two one-hour dramas for the network. One has a put pilot order while the other has a script order with a significant penalty, according to Variety. Mrs. Otis Regrets is the series with the put pilot order. It follows FBI Special Agent […]

‘The L Word’: Showtime Developing Sequel To Groundbreaking Series

Television’s “revival fever” rolls-on as Showtime confirmed that development is underway on a sequel series to The L Word, with three of the show’s original cast members returning to help usher-in a new generation of characters and storylines. Jennifer Beals (Bette), Kate Moennig (Shane), and Leisha Hailey (Alice) will reprise their roles if the series […]