FRESH OFF THE "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE" SPOOF, LOGO ANNOUNCES PREMIERE DATE FOR "FIRE ISLAND"
New Docuseries From Kelly Ripa And Mark Consuelos To Premiere
Thursday, April 27th At 8:00 PM ET/PT On Logo
NEW YORK, NY - March 14, 2017 - Fresh off the hilarious spoof on "Saturday Night Live," Logo announced today that "Fire Island," the highly anticipated new unscripted series, will premiere on Thursday, April 27th at 8:00 PM ET/PT. "Fire Island" follows a group of young professionals living together in a beachfront share house for the summer as they search for the romance, temptation and thrills that have brought the LGBTQ community to the island for decades.
The previously announced cast of "Fire Island" includes:
Khasan (IG:@khasanb84) - A dancer on break from his successful career after performing with pop legends like Beyoncé, Rihanna and Lady Gaga. He invites his friends to Fire Island to help him decide if he should move from Los Angeles to New York to be with his boyfriend.
Jorge (IG:@jorgebustillos) - After leaving his boyfriend and career as a doctor behind in Venezuela, Jorge moved to New York City to work as a marketing strategist. He goes to Fire Island to have an adventure of a lifetime with his best friend, Khasan.
Brandon (IG: @brandonosorio) - Photographer and NYU student Brandon is full of life and ready for any adventure. He is on the hunt for love during his first summer on Fire Island.
Cheyenne (IG: @thecheyenneparker) - Entrepreneur and model Cheyenne brings his fiery and passionate personality to the beach house. While launching his brand he must navigate the island's temptations.
Justin (IG: @justintrusso) - The established NYC artist is using his trip to Fire Island as a way to break out of his shell and find new inspiration. With all the adventures the island has to offer, Justin tries to navigate it all without losing focus on his new boyfriend.
Patrick (IG: @pattymac42) - Rather than lounge away the summer, Patrick is spending his time on Fire Island working and using his time to figure out his next step post heartbreak. He also stirs the pot with his housemates with his eccentric, "no-backing-down" personality.
For more information on "Fire Island" and sneak preview clips, go to LogoTV.com/shows/Fire-Island. For behind-the-scenes looks, join the "Fire Island" Facebook page at Facebook.com/LogoFireIsland or follow the #FireIsland conversation on Twitter at @Logo and Instagram at @logofireisland.
"Fire Island" is executive produced by Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos' Milojo Productions along with Albert Bianchini and Lenid Rolov. Pamela Post and Tim Palazzola serve as Executive Producers and Jen Passovoy serves as Producer for Logo.
Logo is a leading entertainment brand inspired by the LGBT community and reflects the creative class across television, digital and social platforms. Logo features one-of-a-kind personalities, shows, specials, and unique stories. Logo is part of Viacom's Music & Entertainment Group including VH1, MTV, MTV2, Comedy Central and Spike.
About Milojo Productions:
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos' Milojo Productions is now in its tenth year of bringing powerful stories to life. The company, which champions top-of-the-line documentaries, has partnered with several successful comedy writers and sold several scripted projects to ABC, a dark comedy to HBO, and a musical comedy to ABC Family (now known as Freeform). They have also developed and produced for many other networks such as Logo, Bravo, VH1, CMT, HGTV, TLC and Discovery. In addition, Milojo has produced an Emmy(R)-nominated documentary called The Streak for ESPN, and a critically acclaimed documentary Off The Rez for TLC, both which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. The company has been involved in such projects as Masters of Reception, Homemade Millionaire, Dirty Soap, Cheer, Secret Guide To Fabulous, My Diet Is Better Than Yours, Secret Guide to Summer, and the New Now Next Vote election specials with Wanda Sykes. Their newest docu-series for Logo, Fire Island, is set to premiere early this year. Furthermore, they are deeply involved in the digital space with multiple web series' both past and present, including their current series for YouTube's AwesomenessTV, Joffrey Elite.