or


[05/10/11 - 03:01 AM]
Summer School is a "Drag" This Summer on Logo!
A new one-hour, 10-episode season of "RuPaul's Drag U" premieres Monday, June 20 at 9:00/8:00c.

[via press release from Logo]

Summer School is a "Drag" This Summer on Logo!

RuPaul and His Faculty Return to Educate Real Women on the Empowering Art of Drag on "RuPaul's Drag U"

New Season Premieres Monday, June 20 at 9/8c on Logo

NEW YORK, May 10, 2011 -- Summer school has never been this glamorous with the return of Logo's hit series "RuPaul's Drag U." RuPaul and his drag queen faculty help a new batch of biological women unleash their inner diva through the power of drag. This season delivers new drag faculty, new guest choreographers, more iconic celebrity guest judges and gallons of glitter! The new one-hour, 10-episode season of "RuPaul's Drag U" premieres Monday, June 20 at 9/8c on Logo.

Join RuPaul as he "schools" women on self-esteem and self-acceptance along with this season's drag faculty of fan favorites offering their own pizzazz to this school's curriculum. The faculty of fabulous include: Bebe Zahara Benet, Carmen Carrera, Jujubee, Manila Luzon, Mariah, Morgan McMichaels, Ongina, Pandora Boxx, Raven, Shannel, and Tyra Sanchez. In addition, "Dean of Drag" and permanent judge Lady Bunny undertakes a more hands-on role by offering a vital "lady lesson" to the diva-drained students each week. "RuPaul's Drag U" also welcomes an expanded group of guest choreographers to take on the role of "Dean of Dance" including Toni Basil, Candis Cayne, Andre Fuentes, Tricia Miranda and Jamal Sims.

This season of "RuPaul's Drag U" will also feature a new batch of visiting celebrity professors including Molly Ringwald (actress), Lynda Carter (actress), Dot Jones (actress, "Glee"), Shirley Jones (actress), Carnie Wilson (singer), Raven Simone (actress), Charo (singer/actress), Beverly Johnson (model), Ana Ortiz (actress) and Alec Mapa (actor/comedian). In addition, 1980s pop culture icons Stacy Q, Downtown Julie Brown and Jane Weidlin enroll as students in the season finale.

The students at "RuPaul's Drag U" will learn to embrace the power of their inner diva by mastering the fundamental elements of sexiness, sass and spunk. As President of Drag U, RuPaul oversees each pupil's individual progress and imparts invaluable life advice that only the "World's Most Famous Drag Queen" can provide. The season continues to offer a wide-spectrum of today's modern woman: the online dater, the virgin, the lesbian, the overworked nurse, the overextended mother and the unemployed woman. Of course, RuPaul will have many tricks up his graduation gown sleeve by including an incoming class full of family members related to the drag faculty!

The road to glam will not be easy. The women will be put through "The Dragulator," a "highly-sophisticated piece of technology," that will reveal the ladies' full drag potential. Next, they are paired with a carefully selected drag faculty mentor who will be responsible for helping the women achieve their drag dreams through an outrageous lesson plan that will challenge the women inside and out. The heart-stopping drag transformations are unveiled at the culmination of each episode in a musical performance before an audience of family, friends and the judges' panel. At the conclusion of the episode, all students will "draguate" with a boost in confidence, self-respect and whole new take on the power of drag.

"RuPaul's Drag U" is produced by World of Wonder Productions with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, and RuPaul Charles serving as Executive Producers, Mandy Salansang as Co-Executive Producer and Steven Corfe as Supervising Producer. Dave Mace and Pamela Post serve as Executive Producers for Logo.

Do your homework and check out Dragulator.com and start your transformation today online or our new Dragulator app on iTunes. Be sure to get the latest on the "RuPaul's Drag U" Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/RuPaulsDragU and follow the show on Twitter at @RuPaulsDragU and #DragU.

About Logo:

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 more than 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.

About World of Wonder:

Innovative production company World of Wonder is behind such entertaining hit series as "RuPaul's Drag Race" (Logo), "Million Dollar Listing" (Bravo), "The Fabulous Beekman Boys" (Planet Green), and "Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys" (Sundance Channel). They have recently completed production on the documentary series "Finding Sarah" for OWN, which features Sarah the Duchess of York as she embarks on a journey of self-discovery.

World of Wonder continues to showcase its brand of unique characters and provocative storytelling with award-winning documentary features like "Inside Deep Throat", "The Eyes of Tammy Faye", "Party Monster" and "Monica in Black and White." Their documentary, "The Last Beekeeper" (Planet Green), recently won an Emmy´┐Ż Award for Outstanding Nature Programming.

World of Wonder recently completed "Wishful Drinking" for HBO, based on Carrie Fisher's New York Times bestselling memoir and debuted the highly-anticipated "Becoming Chaz" at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. "Becoming Chaz" will premiere on OWN in May to kick off Oprah's Documentary Film Club showcase.

For the last year, they have been working on a documentary following the repeal of the controversial "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

With offices in Hollywood and London, the company has produced cutting-edge fiction and non-fiction programming for HBO, Showtime, VH1, IFC, Discovery, MTV, BBC, PBS, Channel 4 UK, and other digital outlets that can be found online at http://worldofwonder.net/. The WOW Report receives more than 100,000 visitors a month.





  [may 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· RUPAUL'S DRAG U (LOGO)









[05/04/15 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Picks Up a Double D'OHse of "The Simpsons," Renewing Series for 27th and 28th Seasons
"I've outlasted Letterman, Jon Stewart and 'McDreamy,' because I have something they don't: a costly 200-donut-a-day addiction," said Homer Simpson.

[05/04/15 - 01:39 PM]
The World Premiere of "Christopher Titus: The Angry Pursuit of Happiness" Debuts May 9 at Midnight on Comedy Central
In Christopher Titus' sixth stand-up special, he sticks to simple subjects, like how to solve all of the world's problems, giving his own eulogy and his father's erectile dysfunction.

[05/04/15 - 12:46 PM]
American Heroes Channel Sets Its Sights on Season Two of Breakout Hit Docudrama "Gunslingers"
Currently in production on six all-new episodes, the series exposes real, often little-known adventures of the Old West's legendary characters and how their fearless pursuit of freedom and profit still resonates in America today.

[05/04/15 - 12:09 PM]
ACC's Notre Dame and Syracuse Earn Top Seeds in NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship
The top two seeds in the championship - No. 1 Notre Dame and No. 2 Syracuse, both from the Atlantic Coast Conference - take to the field for first-round action on ESPNU on Saturday, May 9 and Sunday, May 10, respectively.

[05/04/15 - 12:03 PM]
Lifetime(R) Original Movie "Cleveland Abduction" Delivers 3.1 Million Viewers in World Premiere
Lifetime spins the numbers for Saturday, May 2.

[05/04/15 - 11:30 AM]
History(R) Unveils Summer Programming Lineup and Premiere Dates
Highlights include four new nonfiction series and brand new episodes of hit series "American Pickers," "Counting Cars," "Mountain Men" and "Pawn Stars."

[05/04/15 - 11:01 AM]
"Red Nose Day Danceathon with Nick Cannon" Set to Stream Live in the 24 Hours Leading Up to NBC's May 21 Telecast of "Red Nose Day"
Streamed live from the NBC Experience Store at Rockefeller Center in New York City, the day of dance will be filled with guest DJs and musicians, celebrity drop-ins, and a variety of dance acts and troupes.

[05/04/15 - 11:00 AM]
Syfy Greenlights Lev Grossman's New York Times Best-Selling Fantasy "The Magicians" to Series
The 12-episode season will begin shooting in Vancouver in July.

[05/04/15 - 10:51 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Is The Week's Top Program in Viewer and Adult 18-49 Live Plus 7-Day Lift
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of April 13-19.

[05/04/15 - 10:48 AM]
USA Network Rolls Out One of the Widest Pre-Linear Distribution Plans in Cable TV History for Pilot Episode of Award-Winning New Series "Mr. Robot"
Additionally, for the first time ever, the network will release a version of the pilot with Spanish language subtitles across On Demand platforms.

[05/04/15 - 10:36 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Has 4 of the Week's Top 10 Biggest Broadcast Gainers in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of April 13-19.

[05/04/15 - 10:13 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Second Season of Daily Scripted Musical Comedy Series, "Make It Pop"
The series ranks as the most-watched long-form content on Nick.com and on the Nick App.

[05/04/15 - 10:00 AM]
Video: "Tyrant: The Devil Inside" - Official Season Two Trailer
Season two premieres Tuesday, June 16 at 10:00/9:00c on FX.

[05/04/15 - 09:32 AM]
The Stars Are Aligned and Scrubbing In for a Special Live Episode of "Undateable" Tuesday, May 5 at 9 P.M. on NBC
Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Neil Flynn, Christa Miller, Kate Walsh, Victoria Justice and Dr. Drew Pinskey are among those slated to appear.

[05/04/15 - 08:51 AM]
The Fight of the Century Reaches New Heights: Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Will Now Be Seen in Space
At the request of the ISS, the fight was packaged and delivered for the crew to watch at their leisure.