[06/16/22 - 12:21 PM] WE tv Announces New Series "Super Sized Salon" Premiering Friday, July 29 at 10:30PM ET/PT The series follows the staff of the first beauty salon that caters to the plus size community, Babydoll Beauty Couture, as they are put to the test when challenges threaten the mission of the salon.
[via press release from WE tv]
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WE TV ANNOUNCES NEW SERIES "SUPER SIZED SALON" PREMIERING FRIDAY, JULY 29 AT 10:30PM ET/PT
As Growing Tensions Cause Blow-Outs Among Stylists, Can Babydoll Beauty Couture Salon Come Together To Make Women of All Sizes Feel and Look Beautiful?
New York, NY - June 16, 2022 - WE tv announced today a new series, Super Sized Salon, which follows the staff of the first beauty salon that caters to the plus size community, Babydoll Beauty Couture, as they are put to the test when challenges threaten the mission of the salon. Consisting of seven one hour-long episodes, Super Sized Salon premieres on Friday, July 29 at 10:30pm ET/PT on WE tv. The series will also stream on ALLBLK every Tuesday following its WE tv airing.
Babydoll Beauty Couture owner Jamie Lopez created this unique space after experiencing a tremendous amount of discrimination in the beauty industry for being plus-sized. Along with Jamie, the women who work here are determined to make everyone look and feel beautiful, no matter their size - but with their loud and diverse personalities, drama is always just around the corner!The new series follows salon receptionist Astra, aka "Funky Chunky", is loved by everyone for her upbeat and uplifting personality that helps keep the group going when the times get tense. Holistic hair care specialist "A-Love" loves hard and brings laughter to any situation, but at times her "boughetto" temper gets the best of her. Fashion stylist "007" is one of Jamie's closest (and most protective) friends, satisfying clients with the hottest plus size intimates and custom bling jobs. Celebrity hairstylist and makeup artist, Taj, is the responsible, level-headed "mama bear" of the bunch, serving as the second-in-command salon manager when Jamie is not around. Last but not least is make-up/lash artist and esthetician, BB, who has no problem calling it as she sees it!
With conflicting personalities and consistent workplace drama, will this crew be able to keep their cool as tensions heat up? Will they be able to get through it together and satisfy their ultimate mission of making all women feel beautiful?!
Super Sized Salon is produced for WE tv by Boat Rocker's Matador Content, and executive produced by Jay Peterson, Todd Lubin, Pam LaLima and Sam Brown. Executive Producers for WE tv are Lauren P. Gellert and Kari McFarland.
About WE tv:
With compelling, can't miss unscripted shows, WE tv's programming is fueled by personalities and relationships filled with purpose and passion. WE tv welcomes everyone and creates an inclusive experience across all platforms: on TV, online, on demand, and social media, embracing how today's digitally savvy, socially engaged audiences connect through content, using it as a catalyst to drive conversation and build community. Further building on this mission, current WE tv originals are now available to stream on WE tv's sister platform, ALLBLK. WE tv is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., and its sister networks include AMC, BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV and streamers Acorn TV, ALLBLK, AMC+, Shudder and Sundance Now.
About Matador Content:
Matador Content (a Boat Rocker Company) is a full-service content company based in New York City and Los Angeles. Founded in 2014, the company was acquired by Boat Rocker in 2018 and has produced series for television and streaming platforms, as well as sports and feature documentaries, live event specials, virtual reality content and digital programs across multiple networks. In addition to the Emmy nominated global phenomenon Lip Sync Battle, Matador's output has shown an impressive range across all platforms and genres - specifically in the scripted space with the Emmy Award-winning original series The Who Was? Show (Netflix) and the Apple TV+ series, Dear... as well as the documentary space with the Emmy nominated Banksy Does New York (HBO), Billie Eilish: The World's A Little Blurry (Apple TV+), the Peabody Award nominated The Rape of Recy Taylor (The Orchard), and the GLADD Award nominated Wig (HBO). Matador's studio based series include Disney Channel's Fam Jam as well as Peacock's The Kid's Tonight Show with producing partner Jimmy Fallon and his studio, Electric Hot Dog. Matador has produced series for television and streaming platforms including Netflix, Peacock, Disney Channel, HBO, Lifetime, History, Disney+, TBS and the Discovery Channel. For more information, please visit www.matadorcontent.com.
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