I know things now that I didn't know then, and I'm glad to know them. Culture Matters 'The L Word' creator Ilene Chaiken on what fans can expect from the reboot The original series ran from to and is still the only long-running successful TV show dedicated solely to stories about queer women. Gary said, "You can't do that — you're exclusive to Fox. Each video showed the interrogation of one character with a new video being released each Monday after the final episode via the Showtime website. We just really hit it off, and I was so impressed by her and impressed by the writing and impressed by her quickness, and we stayed in touch a little bit after that writers' room. It's "The L Word.