Queer for Ratings TV Shows (
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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.

Network:
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.

Network:
Airdates: 1971 - 1979

Ally McBeal skull-crossbones

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

Network:
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.

Network:
Airdates: 1961

Becker

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.

Network:
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.

Network:
Airdates: 1990 - 2000

Capadocia

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

Network:
Airdates: 2008 - 2012

Casual

Keep it light, keep it easy, keep it casual.

Network:
Airdates: 2015 - 2018

The City

For a show called ‘The City’ they spent most of the time inside.

Network:
Airdates: 1995

The Cleveland Show

A Seth MacFarlane cartoon about black people, written by white people.

Network:
Airdates: 2009 - 2013

The Closer warning

Brenda is a pocket powerhouse of chocolate loving drama.

Network:
Airdates: 2005 - 2012

The Eleventh Hour

Back in 1964, a show about psychiatry diagnosed someone with “lesbian tendencies.”

Network:
Airdates: 1962