I am thinking of a TV show, currently running.

It is set in the state of New York, in the present.

One lead is a woman of colour.

The other lead is a white man with an English accent.

The male and female lead are close friends, work and live together, but are not romantically involved.

The male lead is based on a character who...
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elizathetroll:
No, the cheeky thing was that I gave all those clues that fit two entirely different shows (neither of them being Fringe).
hiptobes:
Ohhh I know the answer/s but I don't want to ruin it for @sosbanfach

To be quite honest, a lot of the drama in contemporary popular fiction is lost on me because I personally find violating the exclusiveness of romantic relationships about as scandalous as when a dinner guest accidentally uses the dessert fork instead of the fish knife.

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elizathetroll:
@sosbanfach Yes, it said pop culture originally, but your comment made me realise that that might have been misleading. You're not cracking up. (Or are you? ... *evil laugh*)
sosbanfach:
WHERE IS MY MIND?! 

I fell into an emotional sink hole this afternoon (which hasn't happened in a long time) and am still in the process of crawling out of it. Would any of you perchance like to come over, jump on my lap, purr incessantly and lick their bumhole while I eat dinner?

sosbanfach:
I can't think of anything I'd rather do right now than toss my own salad in full view of someone trying to eat. Just pleased to be of assistance Eliza.
chefdaddy:
That seems to be going around. Oh that I had the flexibility to come to your aid. 

So, there was this person on OKCupid whose "about me" section was a list of alliterated traits all starting with an "a", and a lament that they couldn't find a synonym for "sarcastic" that started with an "a". So I messaged them and said "How about acerbic?" They never replied or changed that bit in their profile.

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nebula:
Acceptable
chef:
I would have been like YES!   I need this fella in my life.