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[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.





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