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LOGO INVITES YOU TO EXPERIENCE THE LOVE STORY OF “FINDING PRINCE CHARMING”http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/logopress/Pages/LOGO-INVITES-YOU-TO-EXPERIENCE-THE-LOVE-STORY-OF--“FINDING-PRINCE-CHARMING”.aspxLOGO INVITES YOU TO EXPERIENCE THE LOVE STORY OF “FINDING PRINCE CHARMING”8/25/2016 7:00:00 AM<p>​​</p><img src="file:///C:/Users/Sandovjo/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image001.png" alt="" style="width:84px;margin:5px;" /><p style="text-align:center;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>LOGO INVITES YOU TO EXPERIENCE THE LOVE STORY OF </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>"</strong><a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/finding-prince-charming"><strong>FINDING PRINCE CHARMING</strong></a><strong>"</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Highly Anticipated Prince Charming & Suitors Revealed</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Supersized 90 Minute Premiere to Debut on Thursday, September 8</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> at 9:00 PM ET/PT Immediately Following an All-New Episode of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars"</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>NEW YORK, NY – August 25, 2016</strong> – Logo today announced that its brand new reality dating competition series, <strong>"</strong><a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/finding-prince-charming"><strong>Finding Prince Charming</strong></a><strong>," </strong>will premiere on<strong> </strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Thursday, September 8</strong></span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong><sup>th</sup></strong></span><strong> </strong>at 9:00 PM ET/PT with a special 90-minute episode immediately following an all-new episode of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" and will simulcast on VH1.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The first of its kind journey to find love will feature handsome and alluring interior designer, <strong>Robert Sepulveda Jr.</strong> as the sought-after prince charming who is searching for the man of his dreams.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Sepulveda, born on the island of Puerto Rico now lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where he works at his interior design firm specializing in luxury residential and commercial spaces. He founded the Atlanta Rainbow Crosswalks, a historic LGBTQ civil art project with the mission of advancing awareness of diversity and equality through public art and community outreach.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Hosted by Lance Bass, "Finding Prince Charming" will include 13 charismatic and gorgeous suitors, all housed together, who will compete to find love and win the heart of one of the nation's most eligible gay gentleman. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p><strong>For a sneak peek of the series, click here - </strong><strong> </strong><a href="http://www.logotv.com/video-clips/d2m60c/finding-prince-charming-finding-prince-charming-first-look"><strong>http://www.logotv.com/video-clips/d2m60c/finding-prince-charming-finding-prince-charming-first-look</strong></a></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The suitors and their hometowns include:</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Brandon (Livonia, MI)</strong> is a licensed spiritual practitioner who works as a behavioral healthcare administrator discussing faith-based political and social justice issues. He's looking for someone ambitious who can keep up with his sharp, clear and self-aware place in life.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Brodney (Atlanta, GA)</strong> is a confident guy who considers himself as "a true Libra," valuing balance in his life. As a personal trainer, he gets told all the time it's hard to believe he's single!</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Chad (New York, NY)</strong> has worn many hats in his career, but now is focused on real estate—making him a really interesting guy. He currently lives in NYC and his interests include geography, culture & animals.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Charlie (Eau Claire, WI)</strong> is the quirky, creative "manny" who's been single for 26 years. He is looking with a desire to spend some time with a future partner at his sentimental hometown Wisconsin cabin.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Danique (Atlanta, GA)</strong> is a spirited, Atlanta-born business analyst looking for someone to work hard and play hard with. Although he's been single for 11 years now, it hasn't stopped him from leading an active dating life.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Dillon (New Orleans, LA)</strong> started his own business as a fashion publicist and designer at the age of 25 following his 20-year-long career of ballet. Some may say he can be the life of the party, but he still loves settling down and getting cozy as his after party. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Eric (Houston, TX)</strong> is an LA-based hair stylist who places high value on self-awareness and family especially after resolving tense relations with them because of his sexuality. He gets a huge kick out of flirting, so he's ready to play the game.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Jasen (Emerson, NJ)</strong> is a celebrity make-up artist who isn't afraid to speak his mind. Although he loves using dating apps, he will only take a relationship to the next level if he really feels like he's in love.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Justin (Portland, OR)</strong> dreams of being able to switch careers with the change of an outfit ---like Barbie. The model and project manager is hungry for life experience and ready to win Prince Charming's heart.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Nick (Hamilton, NJ)</strong> is ready to ditch the dating scene and dreams of his "Happily Ever After" of becoming a husband and father.  He's been single for six years with a handful of hilarious fails recently.  By day he is a college event planner. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Paul (San Clemente, CA)</strong> is a driven businessman always striving to prove his success and built a career he's in love with as the founder of his own company. He loves meeting new people and can adapt to any situation—even competing for one man's heart with 12 other incredible guys.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Robby (Bradford, MA)</strong> tends to see the glass half full, even if it means he ends up deep into situations where he's way over his head. He's a sunshine-y on-air beauty expert who has worked with everyone from Britney Spears to Lana Del Rey.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Sam (Saint John, IN)</strong> started his own fitness company from the ground up. Behind his forward demeanor; he's a total sweetheart ready for something real. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">For photos of the full cast, head to <a href="/sites/logopress/Pages/Home.aspx">http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/logopress/Pages/Home.aspx</a> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>"Finding Prince Charming"</strong> is produced by Brian Graden Media. Executive Producers for Brian Graden Media are Brian Graden and Dave Mace with Fred Birckhead and Nick Murray also serving as executive producers. Pamela Post and Stevenson Greene are Executive Producers for Logo and Jen Passovoy serves as producer.  </p><p> </p><p>ABOUT BRIAN GRADEN MEDIA:</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Brian Graden Media is a production company located in the heart of Los Angeles, CA. Brian Graden, Lois Curren & Gaurav Misra are the principal partners of the company. Since BGM's start in 2012, they have produced the series "4th and Forever" for Current TV, event television specials, "Men of the Strip" and "Lance Loves Michael: The Lance Bass Wedding Special" for E!, the series "Walk of Shame Shuttle" for VH1; "Todrick" starring Todrick Hall for MTV; the quarterly sketch comedy series, "Gay Skit Happens" for Logo; premium digital series, "Escape the Night" starring Joey Graceffa for YouTubeRed, and the Emmy Award-winning series "HitRECord ON TV" starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt for Pivot. Additional development projects and pilots have been housed at E!, Pop, VH1, MTV, Freeform, Food Network, TLC, NBC's SeeSo, BET, Oxygen, WeTV, Tru, A&E, Esquire, CW, & Syfy.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p>ABOUT LOGO:</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Logo is a leading entertainment brand inspired by the LGBT community and reflects the creative class across television, digital and social platforms.  Logo features one-of-a-kind personalities, shows, specials, and unique stories.  Logo is part of Viacom's Music & Entertainment Group including VH1, MTV, MTV2, Comedy Central and Spike.</p><p> </p><p style="text-align:center;">###</p><p> </p><p><strong>Press Contacts:</strong></p><p>Michael Fabiani, 212-846-7393, <a href="mailto:Michael.Fabiani@vh1.com">Michael.Fabiani@vh1.com</a></p><p>Chris Delhomme, 310-752-8635, <a href="mailto:Chris.Delhomme@vh1.com">Chris.Delhomme@vh1.com</a> </p><p> </p><p>​ </p>
EMMY NOMINATED RUPAUL RETURNS WITH “RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS” FEATURING GAME CHANGING NEW RULES ON A NEW NIGHT ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 25TH AT 8PM ET/PThttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/logopress/Pages/EMMY-NOMINATED-RUPAUL-RETURNS-WITH-“RUPAUL’S-DRAG-RACE-ALL-STARS”-FEATURING-GAME-CHANGING-NEW-RULES-ON-A-NEW-NIGHT-ON-THURS.aspxEMMY NOMINATED RUPAUL RETURNS WITH “RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS” FEATURING GAME CHANGING NEW RULES ON A NEW NIGHT ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 25TH AT 8PM ET/PT8/2/2016 7:00:00 AM<p>​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>EMMY NOMINATED RUPAUL RETURNS WITH "RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE ALL STARS" FEATURING GAME CHANGING NEW RULES ON A NEW NIGHT ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 25</strong><strong><sup>TH</sup></strong><strong> AT 8PM ET/PT</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><br><strong>SEASON TWO TO BE SIMULCAST ON LOGO AND VH1 FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FRANCHISE HISTORY</strong></p><p><strong><em> </em></strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong><em>Guest Judges Include Raven-Symone, Ross Mathews, Jeremy Scott, Nicole Scherzinger, </em></strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong><em>Graham Norton, Aubrey Plaza and More</em></strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>Season Two Supertrailer: </strong><strong> </strong><a href="http://www.logotv.com/video-clips/cqftun/rupauls-all-stars-drag-race-rupaul-s-drag-race-all-stars-season-2-trailer">http://www.logotv.com/video-clips/cqftun/rupauls-all-stars-drag-race-rupaul-s-drag-race-all-stars-season-2-trailer</a>  </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>New York, NY – August 2, 2016</strong> –<a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/rupauls-all-stars-drag-race">"RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars"</a> season two sashays to the screen on <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Thursday, August 25</strong></span><strong> </strong>at 8:00 PM ET/PT with a queen-sized 90-minute episode, loaded with more sickening twists and turns than the Presidential election.  For the first time in "Drag Race" history, the full season will simulcast on Logo and VH1.       </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">This season, RuPaul is changing the rules and will not be eliminating any of the queens.  In a shocking new twist, the queens will be called upon to eliminate each other.  Each week, the top two queens will "lip-sync for their legacy" with the winner having the power to send one of her competitors home.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The new gameplay will radically change the group dynamic and their strategies to win.  In previous seasons, the queens had to impress RuPaul and the judges only when presenting on the main stage.  Now, the queens have to work to impress each other at all times, on and off the stage.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Honey, nobody can claim that this race is rigged," proclaimed Emmy-nominated host RuPaul. "I gave the power to the people. May the best All Star win!"</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">As previously announced, the new season features Adore Delano, Alaska, Alyssa Edwards, Coco Montrese, Detox, Ginger Minj, Katya, Phi Phi O'Hara, Roxxxy Andrews, and Tatianna. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Drag Race" continues to be a magnet for exciting and diverse guest judges from fashion, music, and media.  Joining the main stage panel of Todrick Hall, Carson Kressley, Michelle Visage and RuPaul, is <strong>Raven-Symone, Ross Mathews, Jeremy Scott, Nicole Scherzinger, Graham Norton, Aubrey Plaza </strong>and more. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">For more information on <a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/rupauls-all-stars-drag-race">"RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars"</a> and sneak preview clips, go to <a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/rupauls-all-stars-drag-race">allstars.logotv.com</a>.  For up-to-date "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" news and exclusives, join the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RuPaulsAllStarsDragRace/">"RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Facebook page</a> or follow #AllStars2 conversation on Twitter at @<a href="http://www.twitter.com/RuPaulsDragRace">RuPaulsDragRace</a>. Follow along with live gifs from the show on <a href="http://logotv.tumblr.com/tagged/dragrace">Tumblr</a> and additional content on the show's <a href="http://www.instagram.com/RuPaulsDragRace">Instagram</a> page.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"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.</p><p><strong>ABOUT LOGO</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Logo is a leading entertainment brand inspired by the LGBT community and reflects the creative class across television, digital and social platforms.  Logo features one-of-a-kind personalities, shows, specials, and unique stories.  Logo is part of Viacom's Music & Entertainment Group including VH1, MTV, MTV2, Comedy Central and Spike.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>ABOUT WORLD OF WONDER</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Innovative production company World of Wonder is behind such entertaining and award-winning hit series as <em>RuPaul's Drag Race</em> (Logo), <em>Million Dollar Listings</em> (Bravo), <em>Transcendent </em>(Fuse) <em>Big Freedia</em> (Fuse), <em>Gay For Play </em>(Logo), <em>Then and Now with Andy Cohen </em>(Bravo), <em>Island Hunters </em>(HGTV) and the recent documentary <em>Out of Iraq: A Love Story</em> (Logo). <em>Million Dollar Listing NY</em> was a 2015 Emmy® Award nominee for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program. <em>RuPaul's Drag Race </em>won the 2014 TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming. <em>Big Freedia</em> (Fuse) won the 2014 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Reality Program. World of Wonder has also created award-winning films and documentaries such as <em>Inside Deep Throat</em>, <em>The Eyes of Tammy Faye</em>, <em>Wishful Drinking</em>, <em>Monica in Black and White</em>, and <em>The Last Beekeeper</em>, which won an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Nature Programming. Many of their films have premiered at the Sundance Film festival including <em>Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures</em>, <em>Becoming Chaz</em> and<em> Party Monster</em>, 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 <a href="http://www.worldofwonder.net/">www.worldofwonder.net</a>, 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 <a href="http://mkt.com/worldofwonder/">http://mkt.com/worldofwonder/</a>. </p><p style="text-align:center;"># # #</p><p> </p><p><strong>PRESS CONTACT INFO:</strong></p><p>Michael Fabiani</p><p>212-846-7393 / <a href="mailto:Michael.Fabiani@vh1.com">Michael.Fabiani@vh1.com</a> </p><p> </p><p>Kelly Andersen</p><p>212-846-7629 / <a href="mailto:Kelly.Andersen@vh1.com">Kelly.Andersen@vh1.com</a>  </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> ​</p>
FRESH OFF TWO EMMY NOMINATIONS, LOGO GREENLIGHTS “RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE” FOR A NINTH SEASON ALONG WITH NEW ORIGINAL DOCUSERIES “FIRE ISLAND” FROM KELLY RIPA AND MARK CONSUELOShttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/logopress/Pages/--FRESH-OFF-TWO-EMMY-NOMINATIONS,-LOGO-GREENLIGHTS-“RUPAUL’S-DRAG-RACE”-FOR-A-NINTH-SEASON-ALONG-WITH-NEW-ORIGINAL-DOCUSERI.aspxFRESH OFF TWO EMMY NOMINATIONS, LOGO GREENLIGHTS “RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE” FOR A NINTH SEASON ALONG WITH NEW ORIGINAL DOCUSERIES “FIRE ISLAND” FROM KELLY RIPA AND MARK CONSUELOS7/20/2016 7:00:00 AM<p>​​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;">NEW YORK, NY – July 20, 2016</strong><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;"> </span><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;">– Hot off the heels of two Emmy nominations and one of the most watched seasons in the show's history, Logo today announced the season nine renewal of its hit reality series, "</span><a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/rupauls_drag_race/season_7/series.jhtml" style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;">RuPaul's Drag Race</a><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;text-decoration:underline;background-color:transparent;">.</span><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;">"</span><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;"> </span><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;">Additionally, the network has greenlit docuseries </span><strong style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;">"Fire Island" </strong><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;">to premiere in 2017.</span><strong style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;">  </strong><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;">Both series join the recently announced new reality dating competition series, </span><strong style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;">"Finding Prince Charming</strong><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;">,</span><strong style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;">"</strong><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;"> hosted by Lance Bass which will debut on the network this fall.</span><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;">  </span><span style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;">  </span><strong style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;background-color:transparent;">  </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">After scoring the franchise's third Emmy nomination and an unforgettable season that saw year-over-year ratings growth, digital records shattered with the most watched premiere in series history, and highest digital downloads in network history, Mama Ru will return for a ninth season of <strong>"RuPaul's Drag Race."</strong>*  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In its eighth season, the "RuPaul's Drag Race" phenomenon reached new heights.  The show's ability to connect with an ever growing popular audience while at the same time receiving rave reviews from major media outlets is a testament to Drag Race's ability to push boundaries creatively and intellectually.   </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">RuPaul will be back to turn up the heat this summer with <a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/rupauls-all-stars-drag-race">"RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race"</a> season 2 premiering <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Thursday, August 25th</span> at 8:00 PM ET/PT on Logo with a queen-sized 90-minute episode. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"RuPaul's Drag Race" 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 serve as Executive Producers for Logo. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">From <strong>Kelly Ripa</strong> and <strong>Mark Consuelos</strong>' Milojo Productions, "Fire Island" is a docuseries following a group of young, New York City professionals who leave behind the stress of their big city lives and escape to the magical sun-soaked oasis that is Fire Island Pines. The series, like a love letter to "the Pines," highlights the adventures and relationships of aspirational island-goers as they experience the magic and excitement of the landmark location. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Fire Island" is executive produced by Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos' Milojo Productions along with Albert Bianchini and Lenid Rolov.  Pamela Post and Tim Palazzola serve as Executive Producers and Jen Passovoy serves as Producer for Logo. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"'Fire Island' is an exciting new addition to Logo's slate and perfectly complements the stories our audience craves," said Pamela Post, SVP of Original Programing for Logo. "We're thrilled to give it a home alongside yet another incredible season of intense competition on 'RuPaul's Drag Race.'"</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Season 9 of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' will be bigger, better and more twisted than ever," said Executive Producer RuPaul. "Thank you Logo for continuing to provide a powerful platform for these brave, gorgeous and creative souls to tell their stories. They represent the hopes and dreams of all the outsiders around the world."</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p>*Source: NMR, P18-49, Live7, Coverage Ratings, Season 8: 03/07/16-05/16/16 vs. Season 7: 03/02/15-06/01/15</p><p> </p><p>Digital Source: Streams - Adobe Site Catalyst, Logo.com suite (via logo online), Streams = e15, v34 report, 3/7/2016-5/5/2016 vs 3/2/2015-4/30/2015. DTO - 03/07/16-05/01/16 vs 03/02/15-04/26/15.</p><p> </p><p style="text-align:center;">###</p><p> </p><p>Press Contact:</p><p>Michael Fabiani, 212-846-7393, <a href="mailto:michael.fabiani@vh1.com">michael.fabiani@vh1.com</a></p>
LOGO GREENLIGHTS NEW DATING COMPETITION SERIES “FINDING PRINCE CHARMING”http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/logopress/Pages/-LOGO-GREENLIGHTS-NEW-DATING-COMPETITION-SERIES--“FINDING-PRINCE-CHARMING”-.aspxLOGO GREENLIGHTS NEW DATING COMPETITION SERIES “FINDING PRINCE CHARMING”7/12/2016 7:00:00 AM<p>​​​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>LOGO GREENLIGHTS NEW DATING COMPETITION SERIES </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>"FINDING PRINCE CHARMING" </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Lance Bass to Host First of Its Kind Series Featuring All Gay Men Competing to Win the Heart of the Nation's Most Eligible Gay Heartthrob</strong><strong>  </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>NEW YORK, NY – July 12, 2016</strong> – Logo today announced the greenlight of a brand new reality dating competition series, <strong>"Finding Prince Charming."</strong>  This first of its kind dating show, featuring a cast of all gay men, is currently in production and will debut on the network this fall.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Hosted by Lance Bass, "Finding Prince Charming" will include 13 charming and gorgeous suitors, all housed together, who compete to win the heart of one of the nation's most eligible gay heartthrob. The sexy suitors grapple to stand out from the crowd all hoping for a moment of intimate connection, romance and, perhaps, true love. One by one, the suitors are eliminated until the heartthrob chooses one ideal man to sweep him off of his feet and commit to an exclusive relationship. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Logo has a long history of showcasing LGBTQ-focused stories with memorable characters that transcend pop culture," said Pamela Post, SVP of Original Programming for Logo.  "'Finding Prince Charming' will take viewers on a whirlwind journey through modern love and relationships in a way that only Logo can do."   </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Finding Prince Charming" is produced by Brian Graden Media. Executive Producers for Brian Graden Media are Brian Graden and Dave Mace with Fred Birckhead and Nick Murray also serving as executive producers. Chris McCarthy, Pamela Post and Stevenson Greene are Executive Producers for Logo and Jen Passovoy serves as producer.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">For a photo of Lance Bass, please head to <a href="/sites/logopress/Pages/Home.aspx">http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/logopress/Pages/Home.aspx</a> </p><p> </p><p>ABOUT LANCE BASS:</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Lance Bass is the quintessential illustration of a highly successful and driven jack-of-all-trades:  singer, host, actor, producer, writer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and cosmonaut.  Beyond his fame as a member of the phenomenally successful group *NSYNC, where the group sold an impressive 60 million plus records worldwide, Bass has made himself a household name throughout the globe. </p><p> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Most recently, Bass served as a daily contributing panelist on The Meredith Vieira Show, and hosted the daily SIRIUS XM pop culture radio show, "Dirty Pop."  Bass currently resides in Los Angeles with his husband Michael Turchin, whom he married in 2014 and was featured as a wedding special on E! in early 2015.</p><p> </p><p>ABOUT BRIAN GRADEN MEDIA:</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Brian Graden Media is a production company located in the heart of Los Angeles, CA. Brian Graden, Lois Curren & Gaurav Misra are the principal partners of the company. Since BGM's start in 2012, they have produced the series "4th and Forever" for Current TV, event television specials, "Men of the Strip" and "Lance Loves Michael: The Lance Bass Wedding Special" for E!, the series "Walk of Shame Shuttle" for VH1; "Todrick" starring Todrick Hall for MTV; the quarterly sketch comedy series, "Gay Skit Happens" for Logo; premium digital series, "Escape the Night" starring Joey Graceffa for YouTubeRed, and the Emmy Award-winning series "HitRECord ON TV" starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt for Pivot. Additional development projects and pilots have been housed at E!, Pop, VH1, MTV, Freeform, Food Network, TLC, NBC's SeeSo, BET, Oxygen, WeTV, Tru, A&E, Esquire, CW, & Syfy.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p>ABOUT LOGO:</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Logo is a leading entertainment brand inspired by the LGBT community and reflects the creative class across television, digital and social platforms.  Logo features one-of-a-kind personalities, shows, specials, and unique stories.  Logo is part of Viacom's Music & Entertainment Group including VH1, MTV, MTV2, Comedy Central and Spike.</p><p> </p><p style="text-align:center;">###</p><p> </p><p><strong>Press Contacts:</strong></p><p>Michael Fabiani, 212-846-7393, <a href="mailto:Michael.Fabiani@vh1.com">Michael.Fabiani@vh1.com</a></p><p>Chris Delhomme, 310-752-8635, <a href="mailto:Chris.Delhomme@vh1.com">Chris.Delhomme@vh1.com</a> </p><p> </p>
2016 TRAILBLAZER HONORS AND VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDENhttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/logopress/Pages/2016-Trailblazer-Honors-and-Vice-President-Joe-Biden.aspx2016 TRAILBLAZER HONORS AND VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN6/24/2016 7:00:00 AM<div>​<br></div><div><p style="background-color:#ffffff;"><strong>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;background-color:#ffffff;"><strong>VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN SPEAKS OUT ON ORLANDO AT THE LGBT "TRAILBLAZER HONORS" ON VH1 AND LOGO, SATURDAY, JUNE 25</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;background-color:#ffffff;"><strong>"WE ARE ORLANDO. WE'RE ALL AMERICANS – UNBOWED. UNRELENTING. WE ENDURE. WE OVERCOME."</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;background-color:#ffffff;"><strong>Mayor of Orlando, Christina Aguilera, Whoopi Goldberg, Boy George, Rita Ora, Sia, Glenn Close, and more Send Heartfelt Messages to Orlando During Annual Event Recognizing LGBT Pioneers</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;">New York, NY, June 24, 2016 – Vice President Joe Biden addresses the crowd at the third annual "Trailblazer Honors" with a special video message that honors the victims of the Orlando shooting and speaks out against recent anti-LGBT laws. The "Trailblazer Honors" air Saturday, June 25 on VH1 and Logo at 8pm ET/PT and spotlight LGBT pioneers including Billie Jean King, Harvey Fierstein, Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera. This year the largest televised LGBT Pride event will also be dedicated to Orlando.</p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="line-height:1.6;background-color:transparent;">​</span><span style="line-height:1.6;background-color:transparent;">Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Christina Aguilera, Boy George, Whoopi Goldberg and the cast of "Strut," Glenn Close, Sia, Rita Ora, Melissa Etheridge, Kelly Osbourne, Denis O'Hare, Kathy Griffin, LeVar Burton, Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi, Matt Nathanson, Nev Schulman and Max Joseph from MTV's "Catfish," Shirley Manson, Declan McKenna, and more, open the "Trailblazer Honors" with a special 'We Are Orlando' tribute video.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;">To view Vice President Biden's message: <a href="http://logotv.com/video-clips/8h26pt" style="color:#663399;">http://logotv.com/video-clips/8h26pt</a>   </p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;">To view the 'We Are Orlando' tribute video: <a href="http://logotv.com/video-clips/xzag7v" style="color:#663399;">http://logotv.com/video-clips/xzag7v</a></p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;">During his video message, Vice President Biden speaks to the victims of Orlando and all Americans:</p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;">"Hi everyone. This is Joe Biden and I wish I could be there with you in person to honor some truly inspiring trailblazers. Each of you gives meaning to Harvey Milk's words, "Hope never remains silent." And we need you. We need all of you. Because as we celebrate a year of equality in marriage, draconian state laws deny transgender Americans basic civil rights. And in nearly 70 countries, it's a crime. It's a crime to be who you are. And because the freedom to live freely means being free from bullying, free from harassment, and free from violence. You know, our hearts are still heavy for Orlando, but you're showing tonight that we are Orlando. We're all Americans. Unbowed. Unrelenting. We endure. We overcome. We're hopeful and we will not be silent."</p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;">Previously announced stage presenters for the "Trailblazer Honors" include Emma Stone, Macklemore, Lance Bass, Chloe Grace Moretz, Janet Mock, Wilson Cruz and Candis Cayne. This year's honorees include Billie Jean King, Harvey Fierstein, gay Syrian refugee Subhi Nahas, transgender trailblazers Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, as well as seminal LGBT media outlet <em>The Advocate. </em>Grammy Award-nominee Mary Lambert and multi-platinum selling pop star Rachel Platten also remember the innocent lives lost in the tragic shooting at the Pulse LGBT nightclub. LGBT ally and Mayor Jennifer Roberts of Charlotte, NC speak out against North Carolina's anti-LGBT HB2 alongside members of global LGBT business organization Out Leadership.</p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;">The third annual "Trailblazer Honors" is the culmination of Logo's day-long tribute to the people of Orlando on Saturday, June 25. 'We Are Orlando: A Day of Remembrance' features LGBT-themed films such as "Rent," "Boys Don't Cry," and "Philadelphia," as well as messages from LGBT allies to the people of Orlando and the names and photos of the 49 innocent lives lost in the shooting. Throughout the day a scroll will remember the victims of Orlando as well as victims of other anti-LGBT hate crimes. The "Trailblazer Honors" then features performances dedicated to Orlando as well as messages from celebrities and dignitaries speaking out about how LGBT visibility and Pride are more important than ever.</p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;">During the "Trailblazer Honors," the largest televised LGBT pride event:</p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1em;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;">- Emma Stone, who will portray Billie Jean King in the upcoming film "Battle of the Sexes," honors King for her heroic work for LGBT visibility and equality. King is not only one of the first prominent professional athletes to be openly lesbian, but is renowned in the tennis world for being one of the greatest to ever play the game. </span></p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1em;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;"></span><span style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1em;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;">-Grammy Award-winning artist Macklemore introduces Mayor Jennifer Roberts of Charlotte, NC and members of Out Leadership, the world's first global LGBT business organization, which partners with senior LGBT and ally executives to leverage the business case for equality.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1em;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;">-Laverne Cox, Laura Jane Grace, Trace Lysette, Geena Rocero, and Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, among others, appear in a tribute video to transgender pioneers Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera. Janet Mock, Candis Cayne and Tiq Milan bestow posthumous honors to the two women.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1em;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;">-Actor Wilson Cruz of ABC's "Mistresses" and Jade Sotomayor present several special tributes to family members lost in Orlando. CNN's Don Lemon and Alex Newell also present tributes to Orlando's LGBT community.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1em;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;">-Grammy Award-nominee Mary Lambert and multi-platinum selling pop star Rachel Platten remember the innocent lives lost in the tragic shooting at the Pulse LGBT nightclub.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1em;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;">-Chloe Grace Moretz honors gay Syrian refugee Subhi Nahas, who made history by becoming the first person ever to present eyewitness testimony to the United Nations regarding ISIS persecution of LGBT people. After being marked for an honor killing, Nahas fled Syria and now helps LGBT people in the Middle East earn refugee status. He will also serve as Grand Marshal of this year's NYC Pride March.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1em;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;">-Lance Bass and Thomas Roberts present a tribute to seminal LGBT news outlet </span><em style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1em;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;">The Advocate</em><span style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1em;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;">, which is preparing to celebrate its 50</span><sup style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;">th</sup><span style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1em;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;"> year. Well before every LGBT equality victory was fought in the mainstream, it was featured – in depth - within the trailblazing pages of </span><em style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1em;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;">The Advocate</em><span style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1em;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;">.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1em;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;"></span><span style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1em;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;">-J</span><span style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1em;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;">oel Grey and reigning "RuPaul's Drag Race" winner Bob the Drag Queen honor stage and screen legend Harvey Fierstein, who changed the game for LGBT storylines and actors in Hollywood and on Broadway with his iconic works including "Torch Song Trilogy" and "La Cage aux Folles." Fierstein is also a ubiquitous LGBT advocate whose leadership in calling for an end to HIV and AIDS has spanned decades. </span></p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1em;line-height:normal;text-align:left;background-color:transparent;">During the event, Laverne Cox, Judith Light, Matthew Broderick, Bernadette Peters, Wrabel, Troye Sivan, Billy Porter, Cheyenne Jackson, Edie Falco, Joel Grey, Matthew Morrison, Laura Jane Grace, and Jason Collins, among others, appear in video tributes to this year's honorees. Previous "Trailblazer" honorees include The Obama Administration, Edie Windsor, Laverne Cox and the cast of "Orange is the New Black." </span>​<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;">Logo "Trailblazer Honors" is executive produced by Chris McCarthy, Amy Doyle, Ryan Kroft, and Chris Williams for Logo. Matt Flanders is co-executive producer. Joe Buoye and Leah Lane serve as Executives in Charge of Production for Logo. Wendy Plaut, Gina Esposito and Marcia Lansdown are Executives in Charge of Talent and Music for Logo.</p><p style="text-align:center;background-color:#ffffff;">###</p></div>
MACKLEMORE JOINS LGBT “TRAILBLAZER HONORS” AND TRIBUTE TO ORLANDO ON VH1 AND LOGO, SATURDAY, JUNE 25http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/logopress/Pages/MACKLEMORE-JOINS-LGBT-TRAILBLAZER-HONORS-AND-TRIBUTE-TO-ORLANDO.aspxMACKLEMORE JOINS LGBT “TRAILBLAZER HONORS” AND TRIBUTE TO ORLANDO ON VH1 AND LOGO, SATURDAY, JUNE 25GP0|#49f67c71-a974-42fc-9622-6d480f9f89ba;L0|#049f67c71-a974-42fc-9622-6d480f9f89ba|Logo;GTSet|#739b33e0-cb6c-4ef7-be77-b32f525322e16/23/2016 7:00:00 AM<p></p><p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;color:red;"> </span></b><b style="line-height:1.6;text-align:center;background-color:transparent;"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">MACKLEMORE JOINS LGBT “TRAILBLAZER HONORS” AND TRIBUTE TO ORLANDO ON VH1 AND LOGO, SATURDAY, JUNE 25</span></b></p><p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center;"><b><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">LGBT Ally and Charlotte, NC Mayor Jennifer Roberts joins Out Leadership to Speak Out against North Carolina’s HB2 during Annual Event Recognizing LGBT Pioneers</span></b></p><p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center;"><b><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Grammy Nominated Mary Lambert to Perform Tribute to Victims of Orlando Shooting</span></b></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">New York, NY, June 22, 2016 – Logo today announced that Grammy Award-winning artist Macklemore will join the annual “Trailblazer Honors,” airing on Logo and VH1, on Saturday, June 25 at 8pm ET/PT. Macklemore will introduce members of Out Leadership and LGBT ally Jennifer Roberts, the Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, a city that supported equality by passing a pro-LGBT non-discrimination ordinance. From the 1969 Stonewall Riots to the passage of marriage equality nationwide just last year, the “Trailblazers Honors” spotlight the pioneers who bravely fought for equality. This year, the event will also be dedicated to Orlando with celebrity messages of support and special performances from Grammy nominated artist Mary Lambert and multi-platinum selling pop star Rachel Platten to remember the innocent lives lost in the tragic shooting at the Pulse LGBT nightclub. </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"> </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Previously announced presenters include Emma Stone, Lance Bass, Chloe Grace Moretz, Janet Mock and Candis Cayne. This year’s honorees include Billie Jean King, Harvey Fierstein, gay Syrian refugee Subhi Nahas, transgender trailblazers Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, as well as seminal LGBT media outlet <i>The Advocate. </i> </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"> </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">During the “Trailblazer Honors,” Logo will partner with Out Leadership to recognize business leaders who stand up for LGBT equality in the United States and around the world. Members of Out Leadership, the world’s first global LGBT business organization, which partners with senior LGBT and ally executives to leverage the business case for equality, will speak about how being out enables them to be more effective business leaders, and the importance of inclusive companies and workplaces. The presentation will also shine a spotlight on how companies and brands are playing active roles in the continued march toward LGBT equality, including their influence on anti-LGBT legislation such as House Bill 757 in Georgia, which was vetoed after public outcry, and HB2 in North Carolina, which LGBT and business leaders are working to overturn. </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"> </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">The third annual “Trailblazer Honors” is the culmination of Logo’s day-long tribute to the people of Orlando on Saturday, June 25. ‘We Are Orlando: A Day of Remembrance’ will feature LGBT-themed films such as “Rent,” “Boys Don’t Cry,” and “Philadelphia,” as well as messages from LGBT allies to the people of Orlando and the names and photos of the 49 innocent lives lost in the shooting. Throughout the day a scroll will remember the victims of Orlando as well as victims of other anti-LGBT hate crimes. The “Trailblazer Honors” will then feature performances dedicated to Orlando as well as messages from celebrities and dignitaries speaking out about how LGBT visibility and Pride are more important than ever.</span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"> </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Also during the “Trailblazer Honors,” the largest televised LGBT pride event: </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:0.5in;text-align:justify;text-indent:-0.25in;"><span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:symbol;">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"times new roman";">         </span></span></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Emma Stone, who will portray Billie Jean King in the upcoming film “Battle of the Sexes,” will honor King for her heroic work for LGBT visibility and equality. </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;color:black;">King is not only one of the first prominent professional athletes to be openly lesbian, but is renowned in the tennis world for being one of the greatest to ever play the game. </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:0.5in;text-align:justify;text-indent:-0.25in;"><span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:symbol;">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"times new roman";">         </span></span></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Actor Wilson Cruz (ABC’s “Mistresses”) will present one of several special tributes to the innocent lives lost in Orlando including his family member Brenda Lee Marquez McCool. </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:0.5in;text-align:justify;text-indent:-0.25in;"><span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:symbol;">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"times new roman";">         </span></span></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Laverne Cox, Laura Jane Grace, Trace Lysette, Geena Rocero, and Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, among others, will appear in a tribute video to transgender pioneers Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera. Janet Mock, Candis Cayne and Tiq Milan will bestow posthumous honors to the two women. </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:0.5in;text-align:justify;text-indent:-0.25in;"><span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:symbol;">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"times new roman";">         </span></span></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Chloe Grace Moretz will honor gay Syrian refugee Subhi Nahas, who made history by becoming the first person ever to present eyewitness testimony to the United Nations regarding ISIS persecution of LGBT people. After being marked for an honor killing, Nahas fled Syria and now helps LGBT people in the Middle East earn refugee status. He will also serve as Grand Marshal of this year’s NYC Pride March.</span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:0.5in;text-align:justify;text-indent:-0.25in;"><span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:symbol;">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"times new roman";">         </span></span></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Lance Bass will present a tribute to seminal LGBT news outlet <i>The Advocate</i>, which is preparing to celebrate its 50<sup>th</sup> year. Well before every LGBT equality victory was fought in the mainstream, it was featured – in depth - within the trailblazing pages of<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span><em>The Advocate</em>.</span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:0.5in;text-align:justify;text-indent:-0.25in;"><span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:symbol;">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"times new roman";">         </span></span></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Stage and screen legend Harvey Fierstein, who changed the game for LGBT storylines and actors in Hollywood and on Broadway with his iconic works including “Torch Song Trilogy” and “La Cage aux Folles.” Fierstein is also a ubiquitous LGBT advocate whose leadership in calling for an end to HIV and AIDS has spanned decades. </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"> </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">During the event, Judith Light, Matthew Broderick, Bernadette Peters, Troye Sivan, Billy Porter, Cheyenne Jackson, Edie Falco, Joel Grey, Matthew Morrison, and Jason Collins, among others, will appear in video tributes to this year’s honorees. Previous “Trailblazer” honorees include The Obama Administration, Edie Windsor, Laverne Cox and the cast of “Orange is the New Black.” </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:0.5in;text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"> </span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 7.5pt;text-align:justify;background:white;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:helvetica, sans-serif;">Additional honorees, performers and presenters will be announced.</span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 7.5pt;text-align:justify;background:white;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:helvetica, sans-serif;">Logo "Trailblazer Honors" is executive produced by Chris McCarthy, Amy Doyle, Ryan Kroft, and Chris Williams for Logo. Matt Flanders is co-executive producer. Joe Buoye and Leah Lane serve as Executives in Charge of Production for Logo. Wendy Plaut, Gina Esposito and Marcia Lansdown are Executives in Charge of Talent and Music for Logo.</span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing"><b><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">About Logo</span></b><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><br> Logo is a leading entertainment brand inspired by the LGBT community and reflects the creative class across television, digital and social platforms. Logo features one-of-a-kind personalities, shows, specials, and unique stories. Logo is part of Viacom’s Music & Entertainment Group including VH1, MTV, MTV2, Comedy Central and Spike.</span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"> </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing"><b><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">ABOUT OUT LEADERSHIP</span></b></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9pt;line-height:115%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;background-image:initial;background-attachment:initial;background-size:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;background-position:initial;background-repeat:initial;">Out Leadership is a global LGBT business advisory that partners with the world’s most influential companies to build business opportunities, cultivate talent, and drive LGBTI equality forward. We believe that LGBT inclusion positively impacts business results, and that including LGBT people at the most senior level of executive leadership builds business. We call this idea Return on Equality™.</span><span style="font-size:9pt;line-height:115%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"> </span><span style="font-size:9pt;line-height:115%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;background-image:initial;background-attachment:initial;background-size:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;background-position:initial;background-repeat:initial;">For more information, please visit </span><span style="font-size:9pt;line-height:115%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;color:blue;"><a href="http://www.outleadership.com/"><span style="color:blue;background-image:initial;background-attachment:initial;background-size:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;background-position:initial;background-repeat:initial;">www.outleadership.com</span></a></span><i><span style="font-size:9pt;line-height:115%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;background-image:initial;background-attachment:initial;background-size:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;background-position:initial;background-repeat:initial;"> </span></i></p><p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;">###</span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 7.5pt;text-align:justify;background:white;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"> </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"> </span></p>

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