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LOGO TV’S “WHAT!? LOGO DOCUMENTARIES” SERIES RETURNS FOR A THIRD SEASON

New Season Includes World Premiere of “Bronies: Adult Fans of My Little Pony” (October 14th)

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NEW YORK, NY, September 16, 2013 – Logo will have viewers exclaiming “WHAT!?” again this fall with the return of “WHAT!? Logo Documentaries.”  The series will continue to provide a riveting peek behind the curtain into unusual worlds, people and experiences outside the everyday.  Always out of the ordinary and never boring, the “WHAT!?” documentary third season kicks off with the world premiere of WHAT!? Bronies: Adult Fans of My Little Pony on Monday, October 14 at 10 PM ET/PT.

This season, delve into the cult of Bronies (fanboys of “My Little Pony”), discover people with a serious affinity for dolls, find out what it takes to be a real life superhero or phone sex operator, meet people who fall in love with inanimate objects and cringe at a behind-the-scenes look at the food industry.

The complete list of “WHAT!? Logo Documentaries” for this season includes:

WHAT!? Bronies: Adult Fans of My Little Pony, October 14, 10 PM ET/PT (World Premiere)

Never come between a man and his…mini Twilight Sparkle plush toy complete with princess crown and golden slippers.  WHAT!? Bronies: Adult Fans of My Little Pony uncovers the underground and unconventional adult fandom of the animated children’s series “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.”  Forced to live out their fanboy (and fangirl) desires in secrecy, these mostly straight “bronies” must grapple with their misunderstood love for “My Little Pony” while preparing for the annual convention, BronyCon.  This gender-busting look into the world of super fandom redefines what it truly means to be a man…with the help of cartoon horses. (60 minutes)

WHAT!? Call Girls, October 21, 10 PM ET/PT (U.S. Premiere)

Who knew that faking an orgasm at the grocery store could be so…profitable? As phone sex becomes a wide spread trend, countless ladies are entering the lucrative business looking to cash in on the phenomenon.  Whether it’s a student looking to make a little extra cash or a bored housewife just searching to meet somebody, these ordinary ladies are definitely not who you’d expect to be on the other line.  Taking a behind-the-scenes look at the little known world of phone sex operators, WHAT!? Call Girls unveils the unlikely women at the bottom of the dirty talk.  (60 minutes)

WHAT!? Superheroes, October 28, 10 PM ET/PT (Network Premiere)

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…your neighbor.  Exposing the secrets behind real-life vigilantes, WHAT!? Superheroes takes us inside the underworld of self-proclaimed superheroes.  Doing their best to bring “truth, justice, and the American way” back into the world, ordinary people with masks, spandex, and superhuman courage crusade the streets, fighting crime and stopping evil-doers with varying degrees of success.  (90 minutes)

WHAT!? Living Dolls, November 4, 10 PM ET/PT (US Premiere)

Doll collecting has been a rite of passage for young girls across the ages.  But, the hobby doesn’t stop there.  Many doll collectors of all ages and sexes form intimate relationships with their dolls, sometimes going through extreme lengths to satisfy their plastic plaything addiction.  When relations with family members and partners grow stressful, what wins the battle is oftentimes not a real human, but a doll.  Explore the unique relationship between a human and his or her doll in WHAT!? Living Dolls, where a case is made of why love truly has no boundaries.  (60 minutes)

WHAT!?  Animism: People Who Love Objects, November 11, 10 PM ET/PT (US Premiere)

She’s dating…what?  The course of true love never did run smooth, especially when people fall for their favorite inanimate objects in what’s defined as animism, the act of developing sexual and emotional relationships with objects.  From infatuations with cars and Ferris wheels to the passionate love of internationally recognized symbols like the Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower, WHAT!? Animism explores the unconventional romances between humans and objects.  Everyone’s searching for “real” love, but for some, real love comes in an unreal form. (60 minutes)

WHAT!? Food, Inc., November 18, 10 PM ET/PT (Network Premiere)

Our breakfast comes from what!? Explore the dark side of America’s food industry and discover the truth behind your favorite food joints and grocery stories. Covering everything from meat and veggie production and regulation to food labeling, WHAT!? Food Inc. exposes the hidden world of what really goes on our plates. Animals kept in horrific living conditions?  Mega-corporations patenting and monopolizing the production of genetically modified produce?  We think we’ll pass on the extra helping of sausage, thank you.  (120 minutes)

Go to LogoTV.com now to watch other What!? Docs.  Get roughed up by the 80’s primetime female wrestling phenomenon in GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling and learn about chubby chasers in Loving Large.  Follow the latest news about “WHAT!? Logo Documentaries” on Facebook at Facebook.com/logo and on twitter @LogoTV.

ABOUT LOGO

Logo celebrates one-of-a-kind personalities, unconventional stories and discovering what’s next—all through a mix of original and acquired entertainment that’s outrageous, smart and inclusive.  Entertaining a social, savvy audience of gay trendsetters, Logo also attracts a straight audience that wants to be ahead of the curve.  Launched in 2005, Logo is in over 52 million homes across the United States, and is complemented by a federation of online properties, including LogoTV.com, NewNowNext.com, AfterEllen.com, TheBacklot.com, and DowneLink.com.  Logo is part of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), which features a roster of popular and highly targeted brands that include MTV, Comedy Central, VH1 and Spike TV. 

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CONTACTS

Jason Shumaker
212-846-7325
Jason.Shumaker@logostaff.com

Jake Slane
310-752-8370
Jake.Slane@vh1.com

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