"RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Season 2 Slays Records as the Most Viewed Season of a Logo Original Series to Date
Emmy(R) Award-Winning Host RuPaul Returns to Spill the Tea with the All Stars Cast on "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Reunion
Airing Thursday, October 27th at 8:00 PM ET/PT on Logo and VH1
New York, NY - October 20, 2016 - After a much buzzed about season that led Logo to its highest rated Thursday night in network history, "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" season two continues to break viewing records as the best season of a Logo original series ever! This season, which saw Alaska snatch the crown and join the Drag Race Hall of Fame, is up an astonishing 62% from "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" season 1 and up 35% from "RuPaul's Drag Race" season 8 which concluded this past May.* Additionally, season 2 of "All Stars" has been sampled by over 15 million people across all platforms.**
Emmy(R) Award-winning host RuPaul will be back on Thursday, October 27th at 8:00 PM ET/PT on Logo and VH1 when the All Star queens reunite to dish about the most shocking, glamorous, and twisted moments of the season. A preview of the reunion episode is available here: logotv.com/video-clips/zismw6
Mama Ru will also turn up the heat this fall with "RuPaul's Drag Race: Season 6 RuVealed," premiering Thursday, November 3rd at 8:00 PM ET/PT on Logo. The never-before-seen look into the unforgettable season is packed with fresh reads and behind-the-scenes gossip from Ru herself. For a sneak peek of "RuVealed" head to logotv.com/video-clips/jwr0je. "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 9 will return this spring to Logo.
"RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" is produced by World of Wonder Productions with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Steven Corfe, Mandy Salangsang and RuPaul Charles serving as Executive Producers. Pamela Post and Tim Palazzola are Executive Producers for Logo.
For more information on "RuPaul's Drag Race," go to LogoTV.com. For up-to-date "RuPaul's Drag Race" news and exclusives, join the "RuPaul's Drag Race" Facebook page or follow #DragRace conversation on Twitter at @RuPaulsDragRace. Follow along with live gifs from the show on Tumblr and additional content on the show's Instagram page.
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ABOUT WORLD OF WONDER
Innovative production company World of Wonder is behind such entertaining and award-winning hit series as RuPaul's Drag Race (Logo), Million Dollar Listings (Bravo), Transcendent (Fuse) Big Freedia (Fuse), Gay For Play (Logo), Then and Now with Andy Cohen (Bravo), Island Hunters (HGTV) and the recent documentary Out of Iraq: A Love Story (Logo). Million Dollar Listing NY was a 2015 Emmy(R) Award nominee for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program. RuPaul's Drag Race won the 2014 TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming. Big Freedia (Fuse) won the 2014 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Reality Program. World of Wonder has also created award-winning films and documentaries such as Inside Deep Throat, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Wishful Drinking, Monica in Black and White, and The Last Beekeeper, which won an Emmy(R) Award for Outstanding Nature Programming. Many of their films have premiered at the Sundance Film festival including Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures, Becoming Chaz and Party Monster, the documentary and feature film starring Macaulay Culkin. World of Wonder has created a substantial digital footprint with its YouTube channel WOWPresents, along with an award-winning blog, The WOW Report. With over 430,000 subscribers and over 190 million views, the channel currently airs eleven weekly original series with a new episode every day of the week. In addition to its signature channel WOWPresents, they have launched an MCN (Multi-Channel Network) comprising 120 YouTube channels with over 215 million cumulative views and over 850 thousand subscribers. The popular WOW Report blog, which can be found at www.worldofwonder.net, receives more than 1 million visitors per month and was awarded the Best Counter Culture Blog by LA Weekly. Co-founders Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey authored The World According to Wonder, celebrating 21 years of production, which can be found online at http://mkt.com/worldofwonder/.
*Source: Best Series Ever: NMR, P18-49 impressions, Live+3, Logo+VH1 simulcast, Logo Original Premieres: 12/28/09-10/13/16; Season Gains: NMR, P18-49 impressions, Live+3, RuPaul All Stars 2: 08/25/16-10/13/16, Logo+VH1 simulcast, RuPaul's Drag Race 8: 03/07/16-05/16/16, Logo only, RuPaul's All Stars 1: 10/22/12-11/26/12, Logo only
**Source: Linear Reach: NMR, P2+, Live 3, 08/25/16-10/13/16, VH1+Logo premieres, 1 min qualifier; Digital Reach: Omniture, 08/22/16-10/16/16, all O&O platforms