The New Normal is a gay TV series about Bryan and David a wealthy gay couple living in Los Angeles. The series premiered in 2012. They both have successful careers but the only thing missing in their relationship is a baby. They choose to get a baby through a surrogate mother named Goldie. Goldie is a single mother and waitress from Ohio. She left her adulterous husband and moved to Los Angleles with her nine year old daughter Shania. Goldie moves in with the gay couple against the wishes of her grandmother. The grandmother comes over to oppose the surrogacy and causes havoc for the couple and Goldie.