Guest Judges Include: Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka, Khloe Kardashian,
Adam Lambert, Paula Abdul, Leah Remini, Jaime Pressly and More
“Untucked: RuPaul’s Drag Race” Returns for Fifth Season
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NEW YORK, NY – January 13, 2014 – RuPaul is back with a new crop of celebrity guest judges to help transform “herstory” with the highly anticipated sixth season of the ground-breaking series, “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” This February, Logo TV, Viacom’s television, digital and social brand focused on the LGBT community, introduces 14 of the nation’s fiercest drag queens including Adore Delano, April Carrion, BenDeLaCreme, Bianca del Rio, Courtney Act, Darienne Lake, Gia Gunn, Joslyn Fox, Kelly Mantle, Laganja Estranja, Magnolia Crawford, Milk, Trinity K. Bonet and Vivacious who will compete for the crown and determine who will walk away with a $100,000 cash prize and the coveted title of “America’s Next Drag Superstar.” Season six of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” premieres Monday, February 24th at 9 PM ET/PT on Logo TV.
“This season of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ is perfect for viewers who want to ‘butch it up’ after watching a month of Olympic figure skating!” exclaimed RuPaul.
Once again, RuPaul will be joined by the hottest celebrities in pop culture today to help judge every second of the face primping, wig snatching and tuck tightening action. This season’s celeb guest judges include Neil Patrick Harris, Adam Lambert, Khloe Kardashian, Lena Headey, Linda Blair, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Heather McDonald, Eve, Trina, Leah Remini, Jaime Pressly, Paula Abdul, Mike Ruiz, David Burtka and Bob Mackie alongside show regulars Michelle Visage and Santino Rice. Together they will decide who will stay, lip-sync for their life or “Sashay Away.” Additional guest appearances this season include: Lucian Piane, Gillian Jacobs, Lainie Kazan, Bruce Vilanch, Chaz Bono, Georgia Holt and US Weekly Entertainment Director, Ian Drew.
Also, companion series “Untucked: RuPaul’s Drag Race” returns for an all-new season of the backstabbing, backbreaking and backstage drama that you didn’t see on the runway. RuPaul narrates the explosive episodes of raw, behind-the-scenes moments from the new season. And if the pressure of the main stage wasn’t enough, you never know who will stop by to keep the girls on their high-heeled toes. New episodes of “Untucked: RuPaul’s Drag Race” air each week following “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”
In the end, only one contestant will have what it takes to win the coveted title of “America’s Next Drag Superstar,” and a prize package that includes a sickening supply of Colorevolution Cosmetics and a cash prize of $100,000.
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” and “Untucked: RuPaul’s Drag Race” are produced by World of Wonder Productions with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Mandy Salangsang, Steven Corfe and RuPaul Charles serving as Executive Producers. Additionally, David Cortez from World of Wonder serves as Executive Producer for “Untucked: RuPaul’s Drag Race.” Brent Zacky and Pamela Post serve as Executive Producers for Logo.
Be sure to check out RuPaul’s new album Born Naked available for iTunes download at Midnight on Monday, February 24th.
For more information on “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and sneak preview clips, 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 the series on Twitter at @RuPaulsDragRace and #DragRace. Follow along with the live gifs from the show on Tumblr and see photos on the show’s Instagram page.
Logo TV is the largest LGBT focused trendsetting entertainment brand that extends across television, digital and social. Featuring one-of-a-kind personalities and unconventional stories, Logo TV attracts a diverse audience that’s interested in staying in the forefront of pop culture. Launched in 2005, Logo TV is currently in more than 52 million homes across the United States and accessible on the web via LogoTV.com, social platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Logo is part of Viacom Music and Logo Group (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB) which features a roster of popular and highly targeted brands that include MTV, VH1 and CMT.
ABOUT WORLD OF WONDER
Award-winning production company World of Wonder has been creating groundbreaking, non-fiction film and television for more than two decades and is responsible for over 1,200 hours of provocative, original programming. WOW’s TV series include “RuPaul’s Drag U” (Logo), “Million Dollar Listing LA,” “Million Dollar Listing NY” & “Million Dollar Listing Miami” (Bravo), “Life With La Toya” (OWN), “Island Hunters” (HGTV) and “Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce” (Fuse). World of Wonder has also created award-winning films and documentaries such as “Inside Deep Throat,” “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” “Party Monster,” “Monica in Black and White” and “The Last Beekeeper,” which won a 2010 Emmy® Award for Outstanding Nature Programming, and “The Strange History of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” for HBO, which chronicles the repeal of the controversial military policy. The 2011 Sundance Film Festival hit “Becoming Chaz” and HBO special “Wishful Drinking” both garnered a total of five Emmy® nominations. “Becoming Chaz” went on to win the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary. “In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye” brings to life the stories behind the most iconic images from the past 120 years of Vogue magazine, premiered on HBO last December. The documentary “Esquire’s 80th” launched the Esquire Network in September 2013. And most recently, “I Am Britney Jean” offers an intimate look into Britney Spears’ journey to her residency in Las Vegas premiered on E! in December 2013.
In celebration of 21 years of storytelling, World of Wonder published its first book, “The World According To Wonder” – featuring 300 never-before-seen portraits and exclusive interviews from the world’s most controversial, exposed and fascinating personalities, available now on Amazon. With offices in Hollywood and London, the company has produced cutting-edge fiction and non-fiction programming for HBO, Showtime, VH1, TLC, IFC, Discovery, MTV, E! Entertainment, Oxygen, BBC, PBS, Channel 4 UK, and other digital outlets that can be found online at http://worldofwonder.net/. The World of Wonder blog, The WOW Report receives more than 300,000 visitors a month.
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