Morning Brew – Diana Nyad out on “Dancing with the Stars”


Good morning!

Sadly Diana Nyad was one the first contestants ousted from Dancing with the Stars this season. (Sean Avery was also eliminated.)

Diana and her dance parter went on Good Morning America to talk about their short-lived experience.

German fashion designer Helen Bender specializes in creating hers and hers wedding outfits.

Still considering joining Dattch? The Guardian is singing its praises.

Ellen Page has joined the cast of a John Belushi biopic, playing his wife. Emile Hirsch is in the role of the legendary comedian. Meanwhile she’s working on getting the film adaptation of Greg Rucka‘s graphic novel Queen and Country off the ground, where she’ll star as Tara Chance.

Sara Gilbert returns to acting in Bad Teacher, premiering on CBS April 24. Her co-stars are Ari Graynor, David Alan Grier and Kristin Davis, so it’s sure to be hilarious.


This is a great piece from Channel 4 on being gay and Muslim, including women who are of the faith and identify as lesbians.

Abby Wambach appeared on Fox’s Crowd Goes Wild last night, where she talked about the 2015 season and then answered questions from fans.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show, Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), Judy Gold on The View, *Degrassi (TeenNick 11 a.m./11:30 a.m.), *Roseanne “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (We 11 a.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy “How Insensitive”/”Shiny Happy People” (Lifetime 1 p.m./2 p.m.), *Black Ink Crew marathon (VH1 1:45 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), Rent (FXM 3 p.m.), *Golden Girls “Isn’t It Romantic?” (Logo 3:30 p.m.), Kicking & Screaming (MoreMAX 4:50 p.m.), Finding Bigfoot “Sketching Sasquatch” (Animal Planet 5 p.m.), Buffy marathon (Pivot 5 p.m., 1 a.m.), The Other Shore (Showtime 6:15 p.m.), But I’m a Cheerleader (Flix 6:30 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), *Chopped “Make a Splash!” (Food Network 7 p.m.), Glee “New Directions” (Fox 8 p.m.), The Voice “The Battles Continue” (NBC 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), *Degrassi “Close to Me” (TeenNick 9 p.m.), Twisted “Danny, Interrupted” (ABC Family 9 p.m.), Chicago Fire “Joyriding” (NBC 10 p.m.), Pretty Little Liars “A Is for Answers” (ABC Family 10 p.m.), *Beat Bobby Flay “Old Dogs, New Tricks” (Cooking Channel 10 p.m.), Carrie Brownstein on Conan (TBS 11 p.m.), *Modern Family “The Wow Factor” (USA 11 p.m.), *Iron Chef America “Cora vs. Simon” (Cooking Channel 11 p.m.), *Will & Grace “Girl Trouble” (Logo 11:30 p.m.), Jack & Diane (Showcase 12:45 a.m.), *Love & Hip Hop Atlanta marathon (VH1 1 a.m.), *South Park “D-Yikes” (Comedy Central 3:30 a.m.), Four Rooms (TMC 4 a.m.), *Portlandia marathon (IFC 4:30 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

*Denotes rerun

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