The two broadcasters have partnered with GLAAD to spotlight positive representation of the LGBTQ+ community this month, programming kicks off on tomorrow morning. The networks will air themed marathons of their shows interspersed with community-made shorts and PSAs; there will also be podcasts and interview shows that focus on advocacy and celebrating of the LGBTQ+ community. It’s not just programming – they’ll also be raising funds and awareness for GLAAD and other supportive organizations.
Syfy will stream fan-favorites including Killjoys, Vagrant Queen, Van Helsing, Xena: Warrior Princess, and Looking For Leia. In addition, the Syfy Fanggrls podcast will air shows that include fan-made Pride spots and LGBTQ+ topics within sci-fi. Their TV schedule…
Wynonna Earp “#WayHaught Wednesdays” Marathons (June 3, 6-9am; June 10 6:30-9:30am; June 17 6:30-9:30am, June 24 6-10am): Marathons of Syfy’s cult favorite series Wynonna Earp featuring episodes from Seasons 1 and 2 centered on the show’s beloved couple Waverly Earp (Dominique Provost-Chalkley) and Nicole Haught (Katherine Barrell); will include all-new custom content highlighting the passionate “Earpers” fanbase discussing how the show has impacted their lives.
Xena: Warrior Princess Pride Marathons (June 4, 6:30-11:30am; June 11, 6am-12pm; June 18, 6:30am-12:30pm; June 25 6:30-11:30am): Marathons of the legendary adventure series will include all-new custom content featuring stars Lucy Lawless and Renee O’Connor discussing representation as well as spotlighting fans who have been influenced by the series.
Vagrant Queen Season Finale (June 4 11/10pm): Based on the comic book series from Vault Comics, Vagrant Queen was created by an all-female team of writers and directors, and will air its Season 1 finale in National Pride Month.
USA is offering some special broadcasts including a Pride focused run of Talk Stoop with guests that include Carson Kressley, Gigi Gorgeous, Wanda Sykes, Natalie Morales, Cynthia Germanotta, Jonathan Adler, and Simon Doonan. Episodes will focus on advocacy and celebration of the LGBTQ+ community. Curated show marathons include:
Law & Order: SVU – “Stand Up with Pride” Marathon Hosted by BD Wong (June 7, 9am-11pm): Specially curated marathon of the fan-favorite crime drama featuring impactful LGBTQ+ storylines.
Modern Family Marathons (All month long on USA): Jam-packed marathons of the fan-favorite family comedy series that broke down barriers for LGBTQ+ representation. Themes include “Love is Love,” “Here Come the Grooms,” “My Two Dads,” and more.