Queer for Ratings TV Shows (


The big lesbian kiss shocker, but no one is actually queer. Also known as ‘queer for sweeps week,’ and commonplace on Fox.

9 to 5

A sitcom based on the 1980 film of the same name.

Airdates: 1986 - 1988

All in the Family skull-crossbones

All in the Family is touted as the series that brought reality to prime-time TV entertainment.
Those were the days.

Airdates: 1971 - 1979

Ally McBeal skull-crossbones

Ally McBeal is a young attorney who joins a prestigious law firm with a highly sexual environment.

Airdates: 1997 - 2002

The Asphalt Jungle

Not much like the movie of the same name, this is about the New York Police Department’s Metropolitan Squad that specializes in fighting organized crime.

Airdates: 1961


Ted Danson is John Becker, a cantankerous doctor who operates a small practice and is constantly annoyed by practically everything and everybody else in his world.

Airdates: 1998 - 2004

Beverly Hills, 90210

A group of friends living in Beverly Hills, California make their way through life from their school days into adulthood.

Airdates: 1990 - 2000


The stories of several women imprisoned for different reasons in an experimental penal complex in Mexico City.

Airdates: 2008 - 2012


A comedy series about a bachelor brother and his newly divorced sister living under one roof again. Together, they coach each other through the crazy world of dating while raising her teenage daughter.

Airdates: 2015 - 2018

The Centre (2014)

A mockumentary set in St Bartholomew’s community centre in Dublin’s Northside.

Airdates: 2014

The City

“The City” picks up where “Loving” left off. After a rash of serial killings, several of Corinth, Pennsylvania’s residents move to an apartment building in SoHo.

Airdates: 1995

The Cleveland Show

The adventures of the Family Guy (1999) neighbor and former deli owner, Cleveland Brown.

Airdates: 2009 - 2013

The Closer warning

Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style.

Airdates: 2005 - 2012