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JIC Post:From Southern VoiceMaverick TV, co-founded by Madonna and Guy Oseary, and Logo, the MTV Networks' channel for the gay audience, announced that they've joined forces to develop a gay prime time soap opera.The creators of the show are Christian McLaughlin and Valerie Ahren who have previously written for Comedy Central's "Drawn Together," Fox's "My Big Fat Obnoxious Fiancé" and "The Bold and the Beautiful." The pair were also the co-executive producers and creators of MTV's gay-inclusive Emmy-nominated soap "Spyder Games" in 2002."This series is the first of its kind, a gay-themed soap opera for prime time television," Eileen Opatut, senior vice president for Logo, said in a press release. Apparently, Opatut doesn't consider "Queer as Folk" a soap opera.The upcoming show, tentatively titled "San Rafael," follows "the intertwined lives of a group of LGBT friends and foes living in the same apartment complex."
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