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2016 Summer Slatehttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/logopress/Pages/2016-Summer-Slate.aspx2016 Summer Slate5/26/2016 7:00:00 AM<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>LOGO UNVEILS SUMMER SLATE WITH NEW SPECIALS, </strong><br><strong>RETURNING SERIES AND GROUNDBREAKING DOCUMENTARIES</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>​Network Turns Up the Star Power with Dolly Parton, Vivica A. Fox, </strong><strong style="line-height:1.6;background-color:transparent;">Mel B. and the return of RuPaul</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>New York, NY, May 26, 2016</strong> – Logo today announced a summer programming line-up packed with new specials and returning series to inspire, entertain, and get viewers through the dog days of summer. Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos launch the all-new summer block on <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Monday, May 30</span> at 10:00 PM ET/PT as the Executive Producers of <a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/secret-guide-to-fabulous">"Secret Guide To Fabulous: Summer,"</a> hosted by curators of taste John Gidding, Ronnie Woo, Theodore Leaf and Rob Younkers. Michael Urie's <a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/cocktails-classics">"Cocktails & Classics"</a> returns for a third season on <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Sunday, June 5</span> at 8:00 PM ET/PT. Urie and a panel of special guests welcome celebrities including Dolly Parton and Mel B. to revisit classic and campy films.  RuPaul turns up the heat with "RuPaul's Drag Race: Season 8 RuVealed," premiering <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Sunday, June 5</span> at 7pm ET/PT and a second season of "RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race" coming later this summer.  Vivica A. Fox joins as host of <a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/gay-skit-happens">"Gay Skit Happens:  Summer Edition,"</a> a hysterical sketch comedy show, which returns for a summer special on <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Wednesday, June 29</span> at 10:00 PM ET/PT.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Fresh off its first Emmy Award for "Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine," Logo Documentary Films continues with two new titles. "Out of Iraq"<em> </em>premieres <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Monday, June 13</span> at 9:00 PM ET/PT and tells the harrowing story of two soldiers who fall in love before seeing their romance ripped apart by war. "The IF Project," which<em> </em>follows a group of female inmates who give real-life context to "Orange is the New Black", airs later this summer. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Logo will also air LGBT Pride month messages throughout June from celebrities including Matthew Morrison, Joel Grey, Edie Falco, Cheyenne Jackson, Candis Cayne, Wilson Cruz, Billy Porter, Tiffany Pollard, and social superstars including Gigi Gorgeous, Kingsley, Levi Foster, ElloSteph and Max Emerson.  The Pride month celebration leads up to the network's annual "Trailblazer Honors," which returns on <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Saturday, June 25</span> at 8:00 PM ET/PT. The largest televised Pride event honors LGBT leaders and allies who are breaking new ground in the quest for LGBT equality.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">See below for a complete listing of programs coming to Logo this summer:</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Returning Series & Specials</strong></span></p><p><strong><em>Secret Guide To Fabulous: Summer</em></strong> <em>–</em><em><strong> </strong></em><em>Premieres Monday, May 30 at 10:00 PM ET/PT</em></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Executive Producers Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos bring you curators of taste John Gidding, Ronnie Woo, Theodore Leaf and Rob Younkers to teach viewers how to beat the heat with the hottest trends for a sexy summer. Our four experts serve up their best tips in design, fashion, food and entertaining to show you how to throw the most elevated summer soiree. This 1-hour special is your one stop shop to get you through summer in the classiest and coolest way.  For a sneak peek, click <a href="http://logo.to/1WEn5ru">here</a>. </p><p><strong><em>RuPaul's Drag Race:</em></strong><strong><em>  </em></strong><strong><em>Season 8 RuVealed</em></strong><em> – Premieres Sunday, June 5 at 7:00 PM ET/PT</em></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The never-before-seen look into the unforgettable season that crowned Bob the Drag Queen as America's Next Drag Superstar is packed with fresh reads and behind-the-scenes gossip from Ru herself.  For a sneak peek of "RuVealed" click <a href="http://logo.to/1WBBNPw">here</a>. </p><p><strong><em>Cocktails & Classics </em></strong><em>– Premieres Sunday, June 5 at 8:00 PM ET/PT with "9 to 5"</em><em><strong> </strong></em></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Throughout the summer, Logo offers up a crash course in film history and a closer look at the movies everyone loves to quote over and over again. Host Michael Urie screens the full movies and shares casting hits and misses, tantalizing trivia and good-old-fashioned dish that make these movies so revered by cinephiles and camp enthusiasts alike. This season, Urie will chat with Dolly Parton on her behind-the-scenes stories about the iconic "9 to 5" and Mel B. will offer up her take on "Spice World." The summer screening schedule will have Urie sipping cocktails with pop culture experts including Michael Musto, Drew Droege, DJ Pierce, Jujubee, Jessica Shaw and Noah Michelson as they watch "9 to 5," "Rebel Without A Cause," "Working Girl," "Spice World," "The First Wives Club," Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?" and "Grey Gardens." For a sneak peek, click <a href="http://logo.to/1OBRhey">here</a>. </p><p><strong><em>Trailblazer Honors </em></strong><em>– Airs June 25 at 8:00 PM ET/PT</em></p><p style="text-align:justify;">From the continued rise in visibility of transgender people and issues to the march to LGBT acceptance in countries around the world, the LGBT community is still steadfast in its tireless dedication for equality. Logo will once again honor the pioneers who have broken new ground in the quest for LGBT equality, with its annual "Trailblazer Honors," the largest televised LGBT Pride month event. The one-hour special held at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City will feature celebrities, politicians, activists and trendsetters who are transforming our cultural landscape, as well as musical performances from some of today's biggest stars. This year's Trailblazer Honorees will join previous honorees including the Obama Administration, Edie Windsor, as well as Laverne Cox and the cast of "Orange is the New Black." </p><p><strong><em>Gay Skit Happens: Summer Edition </em></strong><em>– Airs Wednesday, June 29 at 10:00 PM ET/PT</em></p><p style="text-align:justify;">In this new half hour, quarterly sketch comedy series, Logo takes on the theme of summertime and tackles all things funny from beach bodies and wedding planning to vacations and summer movies. Guest host <strong>Vivica A. Fox</strong> (<em>Empire,</em> <em>Independence Day: Resurgence</em>) joins a cast of familiar and up-and-coming sketch comedy players for a blend of traditional and music-based sketches, pop culture parodies and recurring characters including Fox's take on <em>The Real Housewives</em> that has to be seen to be believed! For a sneak peek, click <a>here</a>. </p><p><strong><em>RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race </em></strong><em>– Coming Soon</em></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Fan-favorite queens return to Logo later this summer with a second season of "RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race," where some of the most memorable contestants from Drag Race herstory will have another chance to serve up the talent and compete for a spot in the Drag Race Hall of Fame.  </p><p><strong><em>Gay For Play Game Show Starring RuPaul</em></strong> – <em>Coming Soon</em> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">You don't have to be gay to play, but it sure does help! Hosted by RuPaul, "Gay For Play" is back after a successful launch earlier this year. RuPaul's over-the-top spin on the trivia game show features a panel of six celebrities who help two contestants answer pop culture questions to win cash and prizes. Shot in front of a live studio audience, contestants have to decide whether to trust their own instincts or to turn to the "Gay for Play" celebrity panel for help answering hysterical trivia questions. </p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Logo Documentary Films</strong></span></p><p><strong><em>Out Of Iraq </em></strong><em>– Airs June 13 at 9:00 PM ET/PT</em></p><p>Two enlisted men in Iraq, one an Iraqi solider, the other a US translator, fall in love before being forced to flee when one becomes the target of an honor killing. With thousands of miles between them, they fight to be reunited. A World of Wonder film produced by Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato; Produced by Eva Orner and Chris McKim; Co-Directed by Academy Award-winner Eva Orner ("Taxi to the Dark Side") and Chris McKim; and Co-Produced by Aaron Butler.  For a sneak peek, click <a href="http://logo.to/1WE7iZg">here</a>.  </p><p><strong><em>​The IF Project </em></strong><em>–</em> <em>Coming Soon</em></p><p style="text-align:justify;">A Seattle police officer asked women in prison – <span style="text-decoration:underline;">if </span>one thing could have changed the direction of your life what would it have been? Their answers spawned a writing program and with the help of the officer and each other, the women are changing their story.  Directed by Kathlyn Horan ("The Indigo Girls: One Lost Day"). For a sneak peek, click <a href="http://logo.to/1Tz78id">here</a>. </p><p style="text-align:center;">###</p>
Bob The Drag Queen Wins Drag Race Season 8http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/logopress/Pages/Bob-The-Drag-Queen-Wins-Drag-Race-Season-9.aspxBob The Drag Queen Wins Drag Race Season 85/16/2016 7:00:00 AM​​<img src="file:///C:/Users/ferraror/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image001.jpg" alt="" style="width:195px;margin:5px;" /><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>BOB THE DRAG QUEEN CROWNED AMERICA'S NEXT DRAG SUPERSTAR ON THE SEASON FINALE OF LOGO'S "RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE"</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Season 8 Ratings Shine with Year-Over-Year Growth and Digital Records Shattered After the Most Watched Premiere Episode in Series History</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Bob The Drag Queen Stars in First of Its Kind AXE Ad Immediately Following Coronation</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>RuPaul Returns with "RuPaul's Drag Race: Season 8 RuVealed" on Sunday, June 5 and Second Season of "RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race" Coming Soon</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">New York, NY – May 16, 2016 – After a season filled with gag-worthy challenges, ferocious runway looks, and cutthroat competitors, Bob The Drag Queen has been crowned the winner of Logo's "<a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/rupauls-drag-race">RuPaul's Drag Race</a>" season 8. Sashaying away with the title of America's Next Drag Superstar and a $100,000 prize, Bob The Drag Queen beat 11 of the nation's fiercest queens including Miss Congeniality Winner, Cynthia Lee Fontaine. Last season's winner, Violet Chachki, was on hand to crown her successor in front of a capacity crowd at LA's Orpheum Theatre. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"This season was the most competitive ever," said RuPaul. "And still, all things considered, America's Next Drag Superstar could only be Bob the Drag Queen. Her charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent is gigantic, and the world of entertainment has been blessed with a bright new star! Kim Chi and Naomi Smalls are so much more than runner-ups. They are gorgeous, talented queens who have captured the hearts and imaginations of the world and are destined for greatness."</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Winning is a dream come true, and a great opportunity," said Bob The Drag Queen. "With great drag comes great responsibility and I'm excited to get responsible." </p><p style="text-align:justify;">A roster of celebrity guest judges helped narrow down the field throughout the season, including Gigi Hadid, Nicole Richie, Marc Jacobs, Chanel Iman, Ester Dean, Faith Evans, Debbie Harry, Todrick Hall, and Vivica A. Fox. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Ratings for the much buzzed about season 8 are pacing 7% higher than the previous season.* On the digital front, the season 8 premiere was the most watched premiere episode in the history of "RuPaul's Drag Race" with over 3 million streams, an increase of 65% over the prior season premiere episode. Additionally, the current season has the highest digital downloads in network history with transactions up +47% from the previous season.**  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">RuPaul will be back to turn up the heat this summer with "RuPaul's Drag Race: Season 8 RuVealed," premiering Sunday, June 5 at 7pm 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.  Fan-favorite queens will also return to Logo later this summer with a second season of "RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race," where some of the most memorable contestants from Drag Race herstory will have another chance to serve up the talent and compete for a spot in the Drag Race Hall of Fame.  For a sneak peek of "RuVealed" click <a href="http://logo.to/1WBBNPw">here</a> and for a sneak peek of "All Stars" click <a href="http://logo.to/256HOsw">here</a>.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">After tonight's coronation, Bob The Drag Queen appeared in a first of its kind ad for the new AXE 'Find Your Magic' point of view, which spotlights how individuality and personal style are what really make a guy attractive. Just like "RuPaul's Drag Race," 'Find Your Magic' challenges outdated notions of masculinity and sends a message that guys can be what they want, dress how they want, love who they want and live fiercely. Bob The Drag Queen's ad can be seen at <a href="https://youtu.be/olxOk4366VM">https://youtu.be/olxOk4366VM</a>. </p><p>"RuPaul's Drag Race" is produced by World of Wonder Productions with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Steven Corfe, Mandy Salangsang, Kate Fisher (Co-EP), and RuPaul Charles serving as Executive Producers. Chris McCarthy, Pamela Post and Tim Palazzola serve as Executive Producers for Logo.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">For more information on "<a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/rupauls_drag_race/season_7/series.jhtml">RuPaul's Drag Race</a>," go to <a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/rupauls_drag_race/season_7/series.jhtml">LogoTV.com</a>.  For up-to-date "RuPaul's Drag Race" news and exclusives, join the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/RuPaulsDragRace">"RuPaul's Drag Race" Facebook page</a> or follow #DragRace 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/RuPaul%27s-Drag-Race">Tumblr</a> and additional content on the show's <a href="http://www.instagram.com/RuPaulsDragRace">Instagram</a> page.</p><p> </p><p>*Source: Live 7 P18-49 cvg rtg 3/7/16-4/25/16 vs 3/2/15-4/20/15</p><p>**Digital Source Source: Streams - Adobe Site Catalyst, 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><br>
Eurovision Song Contesthttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/logopress/Pages/Eurovision-Song-Contest.aspxEurovision Song Contest5/2/2016 7:00:00 AM<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>EUROVISION SONG CONTEST FINALE FINDS ITS FIRST EVER</strong><br><strong> U.S. TELEVISION HOME ON LOGO</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>The World's Biggest Music and Entertainment Show that Launched the Careers of Icons ABBA, Olivia Newton-John, and Celine Dion Airs Live and </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Commercial Free Saturday, May 14 Exclusively on Logo and LogoTV.com</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong> </strong></p><p>New York, NY, May 02, 2016 – Logo announced today that the network will be the first U.S. home of the <strong>annual Eurovision Song Contest and will air the 61</strong><strong><sup>st</sup></strong><strong> annual Grand Final live and commercial free on </strong><strong>Saturday, May 14 at 3PM ET on Logo.</strong> The 2016 Grand Final competition and winner's ceremony will also be streamed exclusively in the U.S. on <a href="http://www.logotv.com/">www.logotv.com</a> and the LogoTV mobile app. </p><p>For a look at the Eurovision Song Contest visit: <a href="http://logo.to/23ew8xw">http://logo.to/23ew8xw</a>.</p><p>The Eurovision Song Contest, organized by the European Broadcasting Union, is the world's largest non-sporting live TV event and the most watched live entertainment program in Europe, attracting nearly 200 million television viewers worldwide last year alone. This year's spectacular 2016 Grand Final competition, celebrating the theme "Come Together," will be held in Stockholm, Sweden. The competition will feature acts representing 42 countries battling for the coveted trophy as well as the chance to host next year's contest in their home country. </p><p>Eurovision is known for its eclectic mix of power ballads, ethnic rhythms, and bubblegum pop, paired with intricate lighting sequences, pyrotechnics, and elaborate costumes. Over its storied 60 year history, the contest has catapulted the likes of <strong>Celine Dion, Olivia Newton-John, Julio Iglesias, </strong>and<strong> ABBA</strong> to stardom. Last year's winner <strong>Måns Zelmerlöw</strong> of Sweden wowed audiences with his song "Heroes," and two years ago viewers across the world were blown away when Eurovision's 2014 champion, <strong>Conchita Wurst</strong> of Austria, took home the trophy after a performance of "Rise Like a Phoenix." Conchita ignited a wave of buzz as the first drag performer to win the contest.  </p><p>Each member country of the European Broadcasting Union will submit a song to be performed during two Eurovision Semi-Finals. Winners of the Semi-Finals move on to compete in the 2016 Grand Final competition on Saturday, May 14. This year's winner will be chosen based on a brand new voting system. In the biggest change to Eurovision voting since 1975, professional juries and televoters will award a separate set of points to each performance and ensure the finale winner will remain unpredictable up until the last moment. </p><p>The 61<sup>st</sup> annual Eurovision Song Contest is produced by Swedish Host Broadcaster, SVT, and will be held at the Globe Arena in Stockholm. </p><p style="text-align:left;"><strong>ABOUT LOGO</strong><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.</p><p><strong>About The European Broadcasting Union</strong></p><p>The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is the world's foremost alliance of public service media (PSM). Our mission is to make PSM indispensable. We have 73 Members in 56 countries in Europe, and an additional 34 Associates in Asia, Africa and the Americas. Our Members operate over 1,800 television and radio channels together with numerous online platforms. Together, they reach audiences of more than one billion people around the world, broadcasting in more than 120 languages. We are one EBU with two distinct fields of activity: member services and business services. Our member services strive to secure a sustainable future for public service media, provide our Members with a centre for learning and sharing and build on our founding ethos of solidarity and co-operation to provide an exchange of world-class news, sports news and music. Our business services – operating under the Eurovision brand – are the media industry's premier distributor and producer of high-quality live news, sport and entertainment with over 70,000 transmissions and 100,000 hours of news and sport every year. We have offices in Brussels, Rome, Dubai, Moscow, New York, Washington DC, Singapore and Beijing. Our headquarters are in Geneva. Discover more about the EBU on <a href="http://www.ebu.ch/">www.ebu.ch</a>. Follow us @EBU_HQ</p><p> </p><p><strong>About Eurovision Song Contest </strong></p><p>In 1956, the European Broadcasting Union, the world's foremost alliance of public service broadcasters, created the Eurovision Song Contest to foster closer ties between nations and to advance television technology. The Eurovision Song Contest is the world's largest non-sporting live TV event. It is a musical competition between public broadcasting organisations which are Members of the EBU. The Eurovision Song Contest was first held in Lugano, Switzerland in 1956 and has been held every year since. 40 cities have welcomed the competition in 25 different countries. 51 countries have competed at least once. 26 countries have won the Eurovision Song Contest at least once. In 2015, The Eurovision Song Contest reached 199 million TV viewers and on the occasion of its 60th edition was awarded the Guinness World Record for "World's Longest Running Annual TV Music Competition". 42 countries will participate in the 61st Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm, Sweden on 10, 12 and 14 May.​</p>
Logo Documentary Films 2016 Slatehttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/logopress/Pages/Logo-Documentary-Films-2016-Slate.aspxLogo Documentary Films 2016 Slate4/4/2016 7:00:00 AM<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>FRESH OFF 2016 DAYTIME EMMY NOMINATION,</strong><br><strong> LOGO DOCUMENTARY FILMS TO PREMIERE GROUNDBREAKING SLATE</strong><br><strong> SPOTLIGHTING EVERYDAY LGBT PEOPLE IN HEROIC SITUATIONS</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Upcoming Slate to Tackle Hot-Button Issues Including Mental Health in Sports, Untold Stories of the Criminal Justice System, and Global LGBT Equality</strong></p><p>April 4, 2016 – Logo today announced a series of new documentary films that showcase topical social issues and illuminate untold stories of LGBT individuals overcoming incredible odds. The upcoming slate from Logo Documentary Films includes stories of a professional athlete who battles and overcomes mental illness, soldiers who fall in love before seeing their romance ripped apart by war, and a group of female inmates who give real-life context to "Orange is the New Black." Last month, Logo Documentary Films earned its first Emmy nomination for "Matt Shepard is A Friend of Mine," which premiered last year and is nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in the Outstanding Special Class Special category.</p><p>For a look at the new films visit: <a href="http://logo.to/1S4IYbH">http://logo.to/1S4IYbH</a> and for more information: <a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/logo-documentary-films">http://www.logotv.com/shows/logo-documentary-films</a> </p><p>"The stories in the upcoming documentary slate expand on Logo's rich history of diverse storytelling by providing fresh and eye-opening looks at some of today's most talked about societal issues," said Pamela Post, SVP of Original Programming at Logo. "The filmmakers brilliantly showcase inspiring individuals who exhibit the true strength of the human spirit by overcoming challenges that threaten life and love." </p><p>Logo Documentary Films' 2016 slate launches with the premiere of <strong>"Mind/Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw" on Tuesday, May 3 at 9PM ET/PT </strong>on Logo as part of Mental Health Awareness Month. Called 'the female Michael Jordan', Chamique Holdsclaw's basketball superstardom was cut short by mental illness and a near-suicide before she fought her way to recovery. Directed by Academy Award-nominated Rick Goldsmith ("The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers"), "Mind/Game" explores the challenges of mental illness within the sports world through an intensely intimate portrait of one exceptional woman. </p><p>"Chamique has a bravery that goes beyond the basketball court," said Taj Paxton, Executive Producer of Logo Documentary Films. "Mind/Game not only provides a gripping character study of a female athlete who refuses to give up, but also gives those living with mental illness and their families the inspiration and courage to navigate their own journeys."</p><p>"Mind/Game" was named Best Documentary at the DC Independent Film Festival last month. The film received Audience Awards for Best Documentary at the Nashville Film Festival, Knoxville Film Festival, Out on Film (Atlanta), and Gold Coast International Film Festival. "Mind/Game" also received the 2015 VOICE Award from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. </p><p>For a preview of the film "Mind/Game" visit: <a href="http://logo.to/1qm0qm5">http://logo.to/1qm0qm5</a> </p><p>Logo Documentary Films will premiere additional films throughout the remainder of 2016. </p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Additional Premieres:</strong></span></p><p><strong>Out of Iraq:</strong> Two enlisted men in Iraq, one an Iraqi solider, the other a US translator, fall in love before being forced to flee when one becomes the target of an honor killing. With thousands of miles between them, they fight to be reunited. A World of Wonder film produced by Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato; Produced by Eva Orner and Chris McKim; Co-Directed by Academy Award-winner Eva Orner ("Taxi to the Dark Side") and Chris McKim; and Co-Produced by Aaron Butler. </p><p><strong>The IF Project: </strong>A Seattle police officer started a writing program to try and understand how inmates ended up incarcerated.  The IF Project stemmed from a collection of essays after women in prison were asked about the one thing that could have changed the direction of their life. Directed by Kathlyn Horan ("The Indigo Girls: One Lost Day"). </p><p><strong>​'Untitled Chef Project' </strong>(in post-production)<strong>: </strong><strong> </strong>A film about women in the professional food scene, featuring three culinary rock stars whose gifts with food fuel their drive for success, politics and a sense of community. Executive Produced by Patty Ivins and Rob Van Alkemade. Directed by Patty Ivins.</p><p>Chris McCarthy is the General Manager of Logo. Pamela Post serves as Logo's Head of Original Programming and Tajamika Paxton heads Logo Documentary Films. </p>
RuPaul's Drag Race Season 8 Ratingshttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/logopress/Pages/RuPaul's-Drag-Race-Season-8-Ratings.aspxRuPaul's Drag Race Season 8 Ratings3/14/2016 7:00:00 AM<p>​</p><p><strong>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>LOGO'S "RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE" MILESTONE 100</strong><strong><sup>TH</sup></strong><strong> EPISODE BREAKS THE INTERNET AND INCREASES TOTAL VIEWERS</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Eighth Season Premiere of Hit Reality Show Outperforms Last Year's Debut Across All Platforms to Become Highest Rated Premiere in Three Years</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>New Season Launches With Nearly 1M Viewers, 1.5M Streams, and Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google Trends</strong></p><p><strong>​New York, NY, March 14, 2016</strong> – Fresh off the heels of the highest rated year in the network's 10-year history and becoming the only cable network to post ten consecutive quarters of year-over-year growth, Logo continues to raise the bar with the return of <a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/rupauls-drag-race">"RuPaul's Drag Race."</a> Last Monday's Season 8 premiere, which also marked the show's 100<sup>th</sup> episode, was the franchise's best debut in 3 years and beat its prior season launch by +6% (P18-49 Live 3). Across premiere night, including encores, the episode was watched by almost 1 million people and was also streamed 1.5 million times.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The wildly successful series also dominated the internet throughout premiere day, trending across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  Twitter engagements on live tweets during the premiere outperformed 3x's industry standards with an average engagement of 18-19%. In addition, the show was listed under Google's top trends. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The premiere accounted for an increase of 205% Unique Visitors and a 357% uptick in Page Views on LogoTV.com in comparison to last year's debut.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">An all-new, Queen-sized 90-minute episode of "RuPaul's Drag Race" airs tonight, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Monday, March 14</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><sup>th</sup></span> at 9:00 PM ET/PT on Logo.  The queens are challenged to perform in a 'Pitch Perfect'esque drag-appella sing-off with a cliffhanger ending that will have everyone talking. Special guest judges including songwriter and actress, Ester Dean ("Pitch Perfect," "Pitch Perfect 2"), choreographer Jamal Sims and RuPaul's music producer Lucian Piane will also join in on the fun. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">For a preview of tonight's all-new, Queen-sized episode, visit <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-l_UwIg7hmA">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-l_UwIg7hmA</a> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">RuPaul will continue to heat up Monday nights on Logo with the premiere of <a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/gay-for-play-game-show-starring-rupaul">"Gay For Play Game Show Starring RuPaul"</a> on Monday, April 11 at 10:00 PM ET/PT. Shot in front of a live studio audience, contestants' entertainment IQs are put to the test when host RuPaul quizzes them on the hottest pop culture moments. As they answer hysterical trivia questions, contestants have to decide whether to trust their own instincts or to turn to the "Gay for Play" celebrity panel for help. Then as the competition heats up, contestants pair up with one celebrity panelist and have 69 seconds to answer as many trivia questions as possible for a chance to win cash and prizes. For more info and photos click <a href="/sites/logopress/Shows/Pages/Gay-For-Play-Game-Show-Starring-RuPaul----.aspx"><strong>here</strong></a>. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Over the last ten quarters, Logo has posted a 43% ratings gain and is the only network in the P18-49 demo to report ten consecutive quarters of year-over-year growth.  In that same time period, the network also posted a 227% increase in reach across its digital properties and is currently the second most visited LGBT site on the web. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p><p><em>Source: Nielsen; P18-49 unless otherwise noted; 10 quarters of y-o-y growth (Live +SD coverage ratings, calendar 3Q13-4Q15); up in total viewers (Live+SD, P2+ Impressions, 03/07/16 vs 03/02/15); P18-49 Live 3 3/7/16 vs 3/2/15; comScore, Average Monthly Uniques 4Q15: 09/01/15-12/31/15 vs 3Q13: 7/01/13-09/30/13; as of December 2015)</em></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><em> </em></p>
Gay for Play Game Show Starring RuPaulhttp://thepub.viacom.com/sites/logopress/Pages/Gay-for-Play-Game-Show-Starring-RuPaul.aspxGay for Play Game Show Starring RuPaul3/3/2016 8:00:00 AM <p> <strong>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"> <strong>​LOGO'S ALL-NEW "GAY FOR PLAY GAME SHOW STARRING RUPAUL" PREMIERES MONDAY, APRIL 11 AT 10PM ET/PT</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"> <strong><em>Celebrity Guest Panelists Including Amber Rose, Brandi Glanville, Cheyenne Jackson, Frankie Grande, and Mindy Cohn Join Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley, Ross Mathews, Todrick Hall and Queens from "RuPaul's Drag Race"</em></strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"> <strong><em>​Trivia Show Features Special Episodes with Celebrities Battling it Out for Cash and Prizes Including Rebecca Romijn, Jerry O'Connell, Reunited Cast Members of "227" and "Real Housewives"</em></strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> <strong>FOR A VIDEO SNEAK PEEK: </strong> <a href="http://logo.to/1LWrgFo">http://logo.to/1LWrgFo</a> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> <strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> <strong>NEW YORK, NY – March XX, 2016 – </strong>You don't need to be gay to play, but it sure does help! "<a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/gay-for-play-game-show-starring-rupaul">Gay for Play</a> Game Show Starring RuPaul," the all-new, over-the-top game show hosted by <strong>RuPaul</strong> premieres Monday, April 11 at 10PM ET/PT on Logo. Shot in front of a live studio audience, contestants' entertainment IQs are put to the test when host RuPaul<strong> </strong>quizzes them on the hottest pop culture moments. As they answer hysterical trivia questions, contestants have to decide whether to trust their own instincts or to turn to the "Gay for Play" celebrity panel for help. Then as the competition heats up, contestants pair up with one celebrity panelist and have 69 seconds to answer as many trivia questions as possible for a chance to win big cash and prizes. </p><p>For more info and photos click <a href="/sites/logopress/Shows/Pages/Gay-For-Play-Game-Show-Starring-RuPaul----.aspx">here</a>. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"I've never laughed as hard as I did making Gay For Play. It's funnier than the Republican debates - with more useful take away," said <strong>host and EP RuPaul Charles</strong>. "I wanted to capture the gay voices from my TV youth, like Paul Lynde and Charles Nelson Reilly, to create a new game show that everyone could enjoy. 'Let's Make America Gay Again!'"</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The "Gay for Play" panel of six celebrities features <strong>Michelle Visage, Todrick Hall, Carson Kressley, </strong>and <strong>Ross Mathews</strong> as regular panelists, along with a rotating panel of former <strong>"RuPaul's Drag Race" </strong>contestants,<strong> </strong>social influencers, and celebrities. Guest panelists throughout the season include model <strong>Amber Rose, Brandi Glanville </strong>("Real Housewives of Beverly Hills"),<strong> Cheyenne Jackson </strong>("American Horror Story"),<strong> Daniel Franzese </strong>("Looking," "Mean Girls"),<strong> Frankie Grande </strong>("Big Brother"),<strong> </strong>comedian <strong>Heather McDonald, Jeannie Mai </strong>("The Real"),<strong> Kristen Johnston </strong>("The Exes"),<strong> Mindy Cohn </strong>("Facts of Life"),<strong> </strong>plus social talent <strong>Austin & Aaron Rhodes </strong>("Scream Queens"),<strong> GloZell Green</strong>, <strong>Joey Graceffa, Kingsley, Kyle Krieger, </strong>and <strong>Connor Franta</strong>. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Special episodes also feature celebrity contestants squaring off. <strong>Rebecca Romijn</strong> will battle husband <strong>Jerry O'Connell</strong> to fight for "Gay for Play" bragging rights. Former <strong>"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" </strong>cast member <strong>Taylor Armstrong</strong> and <strong>"Real Housewives of O.C."</strong> cast member <strong>Gretchen Rossi</strong> will challenge each other, as well as reunited <strong>"227"</strong> stars <strong>Marla Gibbs</strong> and <strong></strong> <strong>Jack</strong><strong>é</strong><strong>e Harry</strong>. </p><p>The premiere of "Gay for Play Game Show Starring RuPaul" follows an all-new episode of <strong>"RuPaul's Drag Race,"</strong> which starts its new season and celebrates the mega-hit series' 100<sup>th</sup> episode on <strong>Monday, March 7</strong> with a special queen-sized 90 minute episode. </p><p>"Gay for Play Game Show Starring RuPaul" is produced by World of Wonder Productions with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Kate Fisher and RuPaul Charles serving as Executive Producers. Chris McCarthy, Pamela Post and Tim Palazzola are Executive Producers for Logo. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">For a video sneak peek: <a href="http://logo.to/1LWrgFo">http://logo.to/1LWrgFo</a>. For more information on "<a href="http://www.logotv.com/shows/gay-for-play-game-show-starring-rupaul">Gay for Play</a>" go to <a href="http://www.logotv.com/">LogoTV.com</a>.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> <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>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 RuPaul's Drag Race (Logo), Million Dollar Listings (Bravo), #CandidlyNicole (Vh1), Big Freedia (Fuse), and Island Hunters (HGTV). Million Dollar Listing NY was a 2015 Emmy® 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® Award for Outstanding Nature Programming. Seven of their films have premiered at the Sundance Film festival including 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. 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://worldofwonder.net/">http://worldofwonder.net/</a>. Randy and Fenton were honored with the IDA Pioneer Award in December 2014, celebrating exceptional achievement, leadership, and vision in the nonfiction and documentary community. </p><p style="text-align:center;">​# # #</p>

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