Must-See LGBTQ TV: ‘Dashing in December’ on Paramount Network and ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ on Netflix

By Donny MacDonell, Entertainment Research & Analysis Associate | December 13, 2020

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Grab the remote, set your DVR or queue up your streaming service of choice! GLAAD is bringing you the LGBTQ highlights on TV this week. Check back every Sunday for up-to-date coverage in LGBTQ-inclusive programming on TV.
Gay holiday rom-com Dashing in December is out today on Paramount Network. When Wyatt Burwall (played by out actor Peter Porte) finally returns home for the holidays in an effort to convince his mother Deb (Andie MacDowell) to sell the family’s Colorado ranch, a romance unexpectedly ignites between himself and their dashing new ranch hand Heath Ramos (played by out actor Juan Pablo Di Pace). Heath dreams of saving the beloved property and the ranch’s magical Winter Wonderland attraction while reawakening the spirit of Christmas in Wyatt’s lonely heart. Will they find love and live happily ever after? Find out tonight! Dashing in December: Sunday, 7pm on Paramount Network.
Netflix film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is being released on the streamer this Friday. The movie follows the life of legendary queer blues singer Ma Rainey, who was queer, as she navigates the 1920s Chicago music industry. The film also stars the late Chadwick Boseman in his final film appearance. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom: Friday, on Netflix.

Click here to see Dashing in December Trailer Dashing In December Official Trailer | Paramount Network – YouTube
Click here to see Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom  Trailer Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom | Official Trailer | Netflix – YouTube
Sunday, December 13: Dashing in December (7pm, Paramount Network); Pennyworth (Epix)
Monday: Nurses (10pm, NBC); Bull (10pm, CBS);
Tuesday: Chopped (9pm, Food Network); Big Sky (10pm, ABC)
Wednesday: The Expanse (Amazon); The Amazing Race (8pm, CBS); S.W.A.T. (9pm, CBS); For Life (10pm, ABC)
Thursday: Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access); Station 19 (8pm, ABC);  B Positive (8:30pm, CBS); Grey’s Anatomy (9pm, ABC); A Million Little Things (10pm, ABC)
Friday: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Netflix)
Saturday: Saturday Night Live (NBC)