Amazon Studios Expands Unscripted Content With Tampa Baes, a new docusery about a group of young lesbian friends living in the coastal city of Florida.
Set to premiere on Prime Video this fall, the eight-episode series follows the young lesbian “crowd” as they sail and celebrate life in Tampa Bay – Florida’s LGBTQ + hub and the place to see and be seen. From adventure to party, this loyal group of friends – and sometimes more than just friends – are ambitious and shameless while constantly battling stereotypes and labels.
All eyes are on these fun loving women at this important time in their personal and professional lives, and there is no burning challenge or issue that they won’t address, even if it means becoming real with each other.
The group of friends at the center of the series include Ali Myers, Nelly Ramirez, Shiva Pishdad, Jordan Whitley, Marissa Gialousis, Summer Mitchell, Cuppie Bragg, Brianna Murphy, Haley Grable, Melanie Posner, Olivia Mullins and Mack McKenzie.
âWorking on this show has been an incredible experience, and as a member of the LGBTQ + community, I’m thrilled that this type of series can exist in the premium streaming space,â said showrunner Melissa Bidwell. âThe cast is really dynamic, refreshing and different from anyone I’ve worked with – they sure won’t disappoint! Viewers around the world will be able to relate to them in one way or another, and I can’t wait for the world to fall in love with our Tampa Baes.
Vernon Sanders, Amazon Studios TV co-director, added, âThis series is fun and festive. In a world where there is a dearth of content focused on dynamic lesbian women, Amazon Studios is thrilled to bring this vibrant look into the lives of these women and give the world a real entry point to know them and them. love without a doubt.
3 Ball Productions will produce the series with Reinout Oerlemans, Ross Weintraub, Jeff Altrock, Paul O’Malley and Bidwell as executive producers with Amazon Studios.
Tampa Baes will be released on Amazon this fall