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[07/08/24 - 08:52 AM]
Fuse Media Reveals Sneak Peek, Announces Premiere Date for Hit Series "Big Freedia Means Business"
The new season of their highest rated unscripted series premieres Wednesday, October 2 at 8:30/7:30c.

[via press release from Fuse Media]

YOU ALREADY KNOW!

FUSE MEDIA REVEALS SNEAK PEEK, ANNOUNCES PREMIERE DATE FOR HIT SERIES "BIG FREEDIA MEANS BUSINESS"

The Co-Production with Emmy Award-Winning World of Wonder Premieres October 2 at 8:30pm ET on Fuse and Fuse+, and Internationally on WOW Presents Plus and Shades of Black

Special guests this season include Sheryl Lee Ralph, Tamar Braxton, Billy Porter, Cimafunk and Macy Gray

(Credit: Nelson Cosey)

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, July 8, 2024 - Fuse Media, the Latino-owned global leader in inclusive entertainment, announces a new season of their highest rated unscripted series, Big Freedia Means Business premieres October 2 at 8:30pm ET on Fuse and Fuse+ in the U.S. Co-produced with the Emmy award-winning team at World of Wonder, with both World of Wonder and Fuse sharing international streaming rights, the series will stream internationally on World of Wonder's WOW Presents Plus and Fuse Media's Shades of Black FAST channel day-and-date with the Fuse U.S premiere. The series will premiere on WOW Presents Plus in the US in 2025.

Big Freedia can't stop! In season two, Freedia and her business team go all in on thriving ventures like Royal Bud, Shade Sunglasses and the Big Freedia Hotel, while she has her eyes set on conquering new genres in the entertainment industry. Her hustle is off the charts even when a business venture is off the rails. Freedia pulls back the curtains on what it takes to run multiple booming businesses, including some that need more attention. On top of managing her budding empire, Freedia is also putting in the work on a gospel album and reveals plans to write a children's book.

Special guests this season include Grammy-winning artist Macy Gray, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Tamar Braxton, Billy Porter, and Cimafunk.

ABOUT FUSE MEDIA

Fuse Media is a Latino-owned, global entertainment company, and the leader in creating and distributing inclusive, purpose-driven stories and experiences for and with culturally diverse young adults. With a portfolio of award-winning original content and a growing multiplatform global footprint, Fuse Media strives to authentically reflect the world of its young and diverse audience, pioneering a multicultural and creative destination. The Fuse Media family includes linear channels Fuse and FM (Fuse Music); subscription streaming service Fuse+; a rapidly growing roster of owned and operated diverse-focused FAST channels; Fuse Studios, its in-house production arm; Ignition Studios, a specialized production company defining the future of inclusive content; a growing branded content and live events business; and Culture Collective, a suite of partner-owned FAST channels that add to the company's massive scale in reaching multicultural audiences.

ABOUT WORLD OF WONDER

World of Wonder (WOW) has reshaped international pop culture, earning 33 Emmys, inspiring two Oscars, creating global network WOW Presents Plus across 190 territories, and bringing drag culture to the world stage via RuPaul's Drag Race and DragCon. SVOD WOW Presents Plus, the exclusive home to the global Drag Race franchise and hundreds of WOW Original series, saw 35M hours of content watched in 2023 with 77% subscriber growth in the same year. WOW's pioneering television portfolio includes other smash-hit franchises like Million Dollar Listing. Their film division WOW Docs produces groundbreaking documentaries including Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures, Party Monster, and The Eyes of Tammy Faye. WOW also operates YouTube channel WOWPresents, music label World of Wonder Records, the WOW Podcast Network, and year-round international live events. Co-founders Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato have been profiled in Variety's Reality TV Impact Report and Hollywood Reporter's Most Powerful Producers in Unscripted. Honors for their trailblazing work include the IDA Pioneer Award, Realscreen's Global 100 list, Banff's Impact Award, and the OUT 100. In 2022, World of Wonder was ranked #2 among film and TV powerhouses in Fast Company's World's 50 Most Innovative Companies.





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