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Here's What We Know About Season 2 of 'The L Word: Generation Q'

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Apr. 23 2020, Updated 4:06 p.m. ET

Ten years after the original L Word stopped airing came Generation Q, a new spin on the adored show centering this time around not just "women who long, love, lust" and "women who win," but also around a cast of younger, fresher and queerer faces.

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While there are a couple of episodes of the spinoff yet to air on Showtime, we have some breaking news to announce: The L Word: Generation Q has been renewed for a second season.

Keep reading for everything you need to know about the series, its renewal and when Season 2 will be released.

Season 2 of 'The L Word: Generation Q' is happening, folks!

Following Laurel Holloman's return as Tina Kennard on Sunday's sixth episode, "Loose Ends," L Word fans were sure nothing else could surprise them.

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And just then, Jennifer Beals announced on Instagram that the show had been picked up for a ten-episode Season 2 run. 

"Might be time to make my way off the mountain and get back to work," she wrote, while other members of the newer cast also voiced their excitement. "Thanks to everyone who's been watching, tweeting and posting," actor Leo Sheng (who plays Micah Lee) added.

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This season of The L Word has been a rollercoaster of emotions. Bette has been going strong on her mayoral campaign, but we have a feeling her not-exactly-squeaky-clean past (and the question of whether she killed Jenny Schecter) are about to catch up with her.

Alice, for her part, is in a throuple with her fiancée's ex, fighting against patriarchal media execs to keep her show authentically lez. Meanwhile, now-wealthy Shane has decided to try and make things work with her wife Quiara, even if that means becoming a parent, which she never thought she would.

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And that only accounts for the older generation. Sophie and Dani aren't having the peachiest engagement, to say the least, considering Dani is occupied with Bette's campaign and has been distancing herself considerably from her fiancée.

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Insufferable Finley, on the tail of her breakup with the lady priest, recently hooked up with Tess, a (now-no-longer) sober bartender at Shane's newly acquired hangout, Dana's. And last but not least is Sophie and Dani's roommate, Micah, for whom things with José seem to be finally going smoothly again.

When will Season 2 come out? What can we expect?

There is certainly no shortage of femme-centric queer drama to keep us watching for a second season. We expect Bette will surprise us by becoming mayor of Los Angeles and perhaps resume her love story saga with Tina, now that actress Laurel is back on the show.

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We also expect Dani and Sophie's engagement to explode because both of them have been walking on eggshells around each other, which doesn't bode too well for an impending marriage. As for Finley, we hope she can make amends with her past and get over her religious hangups once and for all!