‘Queer Eye’ Spin-Off Will Be Webcast

NEW YORK Fans of Bravo’s Queer Eye for the Straight Guy can tune in to its spin-off, Queer Eye for the Straight Girl, on the Web this week.

On Wednesday AOL will Webcast the premiere episode of Bravo’s Straight Girl while it runs on the network’s West Coast feed at 11 p.m. in the first on-air and online simulcast of an entire TV episode.

The episode, titled “Hurry Dates,” will be available online for a full week at AOLKeyword: Television. Web users can access it also through the AOL.com Web site at tv.channel.aol.com.

“This is a great example of synergistic opportunities between television and the Internet,” said Bravo president Lauren Zalaznick. “This deal illustrates the innovative ways Bravo extends its brand and reach beyond its regular viewing audience.”

Straight Girl premieres Jan. 12 at 10 p.m. on Bravo, which will remain the series’ time slot.