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[02/22/11 - 07:28 AM]
Milojo Joins Original Media to Produce Second Season of "Be Good Johnny Weir" on Logo and "Spectacular"
Currently in production, the 10-episode sophomore season of "Be Good Johnny Weir" will roll out later this year.

[via press release from Milojo Productions]

MILOJO JOINS ORIGINAL MEDIA TO PRODUCE SECOND SEASON OF "BE GOOD JOHNNY WEIR" ON LOGO AND "SPECTACULAR"

Original Media and Milojo to Also Produce Weirs' Ice Skating Stage Show

NEW YORK, NY - February 22, 2011 - Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos' Milojo Productions is partnering with Charlie Corwin's Original Media to produce the second season of the hit docu-series "Be Good Johnny Weir," scheduled to air later this year on LOGO Television. In addition, Milojo and Original Media, along with Weir's Fireworks Management, will spearhead the development and production of his upcoming stage show "Spectacular," a theatrical ice skating performance. The announcement was made jointly today by Original Media and Milojo Productions.

Currently in production, the ten episode second season of "Be Good Johnny Weir" will follow Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir, one of America's most outspoken and colorful sports figures as he develops "Spectacular." The second season of the series on LOGO will culminate with the debut of "Spectacular."

"Weir has a wonderful story that audiences love and I'm excited to be collaborating with such a fantastic team on this project," said Corwin.

"We are excited to be working with Charlie Corwin, Jay Peterson and the Original Media team again and can't wait to bring fans another amazing season of this awesome show featuring everyone's favorite figure skater, Johnny Weir," said Ripa and Consuelos.

"I am so honored and excited to have Kelly and Mark on board with Be Good Johnny Weir! I have looked up to them for a long time and they have been two of my biggest cheerleaders so it only seems natural that our creativity comes together," said Weir.

The second season of "Be Good Johnny Weir" will be executive produced by Corwin and Peterson for Original Media, Ripa, Consuelos and Albert Bianchini for Milojo and David Barba and James Pellerito for Retribution Media. This is the second collaboration between New York-based production companies Original and Milojo, following their work together producing "Masters of Reception" for TLC in 2009.

LOGO BOILERPLATE

Logo is the world's leading ad-supported cable, satellite, online, mobile and digital entertainment network from MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B) for gays and lesbians, their families and friends. Launched in 2005, Logo's cable channel is in 47 million homes across the United States and is complemented by a federation of online properties, including LogoTV.com, TripOutGayTravel.com, AfterEllen.com, AfterElton.com, 365Gay.com, DowneLink.com and NewNowNext.com. Logo's content is distributed across all leading download-to-own, streaming and mobile services. The most influential brand for the most influential audience, Logo provides a mix of original and acquired entertainment as well as news, social networking and community building that are authentic, smart, fun, entertaining, and inclusive. Logo joins MTV Networks' roster of popular and highly targeted brands which include MTV, Comedy Central, VH1 and Spike TV.

ORIGINAL MEDIA

Founded in 2002, Charlie Corwin's Original Media has built a strong reputation for cutting-edge content and quality production. Original Media produces hundreds of hours of award-winning content across multiple media formats including Academy Award nominated feature films, reality television, scripted television and digital programming and currently has thirteen television series on air. Some of Original Media's hit television series include "Miami Ink", "LA Ink," "The Rachel Zoe Project," "The Gayle King Show," "Storm Chasers," and "BBQ Pitmasters." Original Media produced the Academy Award nominated films THE SQUID AND THE WHALEand HALF NELSON. The company, headquarters in New York, is a subsidiary of Endemol USA.

MILOJO PRODUCTIONS

Milojo Productions is Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos' New York based production company. Their first effort, the Emmy-nominated feature documentary "The Streak" for ESPN, told the compelling story of a Florida High School wrestling team with an extraordinary 34-year winning streak. It premiered at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival. In addition, Milojo had a first-look development deal with TLC and Discovery, and premiered its first docu-series "Masters of Reception" in 2009. Following that, the company launched a country-wide search for female inventors and premiered "Homemade Millionaire" on TLC in Fall, 2010, hosted by Ripa. They are also premiering the two-hour special "Off The Rez" for TLC later this year. Milojo recently sold a scripted project to ABC, entitled "Port Love," and is currently developing more in the scripted arena. They have several other non-scripted projects in production and development as well. Milojo is named after the first two letters of Mark & Kelly's three children's names - Michael, Lola, & Joaquin.





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· BE GOOD JOHNNY WEIR (LOGO)
· MASTERS OF RECEPTION (TLC)





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