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HBO Renews WE’RE HERE For A Second Season
HBO has renewed the unscripted series WE’RE HERE for a second season, it was announced today by Nina Rosenstein, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming.
“We’re Here resonates in ways we had hoped for but couldn’t really have anticipated,” said Rosenstein. “The stories of our small-town drag daughters created an incredibly positive communal experience. We can’t wait for Bob, Shangela and Eureka to continue their journey helping others find their voice.”
Lauded as “genuinely moving” by the New York Times, and “pitch-perfect” by Entertainment Weekly, WE’RE HERE’s six-episode first season debuted April 23 on HBO. Starring renowned drag queens Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O’Hara and Shangela Laquifa Wadley, the real life series travels to small towns across America, inspiring local residents to share their stories and express themselves in a night of no-holds-barred, full-on drag.
Season one towns included: Gettysburg, PA, Twin Falls, ID, Branson, MO, Farmington, NM, and Ruston, LA. The season finale aired last night, with a dive into the queens’ own stories of struggle and perseverance, ending with a celebration of love and taking pride in oneself.
WE’RE HERE is created by Stephen Warren and Johnnie Ingram. Season one was directed by Peter LoGreco, who executive produced alongside Warren, Ingram, and Eli Holzman & Aaron Saidman for Industrial Media’s The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC). Caldwell Tidicue (Bob the Drag Queen), David Huggard (Eureka O’Hara) and D.J. Pierce (Shangela Laquifa Wadley) served as consulting producers.
We’re Here Season 2 is slated to premiere in 2021.
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About We’re Here TV Show
The Emmy(R)-nominated unscripted series WE'RE HERE returns for its eight-episode, second season MONDAY, OCTOBER 11 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). Episodes will debut weekly on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max.
Debuting on National Coming Out Day, this season follows renowned drag queens Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O'Hara and Shangela as they continue their journey spreading love and connection across small-town America, through the art of drag. As the queens recruit local residents from Spartanburg, SC, Temecula, CA, Del Rio, TX, Selma, AL, Evansville, IN, Watertown, SD, Kona, HI, and Grand Junction, CO to participate in one-night-only drag shows, they inspire their "drag daughters" to express their genuine selves in front of their families, friends and communities.
Described by Salon as "a show about loving - truly loving - your neighbor," the first season was lauded as "genuinely moving" by the New York Times, and "pitch-perfect" by Entertainment Weekly.
WE'RE HERE is created and executive produced by Stephen Warren and Johnnie Ingram; directed and executive produced by Peter LoGreco; executive produced by Eli Holzman & Aaron Saidman and Erin Gamble for Industrial Media's The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC). Caldwell Tidicue (Bob the Drag Queen), David Huggard (Eureka O'Hara) and D.J. Pierce (Shangela) serve as consulting producers.
WE'RE HERE recruits local residents across small-town America to participate in a one-night-only drag show. In each episode, renowned drag queens Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O'Hara and Shangela Laquifa Wadley visit a different small town to inspire and teach their own "drag daughters" to step outside their comfort zone for a night of no-holds-barred, full-on drag.
WE'RE HERE will be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO on Demand and affiliate portals.
Episode 1: "Gettysburg, Pennsylvana"
Debut date: THURSDAY, APRIL 23 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O'Hara, and Shangela Laquifa Wadley arrive in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to put on a one-night-only drag show featuring locals in need of a little support and empowerment, including: Hunter, a young, gay make-up artist yearning for a deeper connection with his father; Darryl, a local college admissions officer hoping to tell a story of race in America while being an effective ally to the LGBTQ community; and Erica, a conservative Christian mother eager to reconnect with her estranged daughter Hailey, who recently came out as bisexual.
Directed by Peter LoGreco.
Episode 2: "Twin Falls, Idaho"
Debut date: THURSDAY, APRIL 30 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Bob, Eureka, and Shangela head west to Twin Falls, Idaho, a conservative, predominately Mormon community in Magic Valley. There, they meet Michael, Owen, and Amelia, a group of local drag artists who need help forming a community. In order to do just that, the queens work with: Clifton, a young, straight musician trying to make amends for his past by testing his definition of masculinity; and Brandon, a trans man, and his wife, Mikayla - high school sweethearts from religious families - who are looking for the wedding experience they didn't have the first time around.
Directed by Peter LoGreco.
Episode 3: "Branson, Missouri"
Debut date: THURSDAY, MAY 7 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
In Branson, Missouri, a wholesome showbiz town smack in the middle of the Bible Belt, Bob, Eureka, and Shangela help three locals struggling to be their true selves in a community that prides itself on its traditional, religious values. Among them are Tanner, a young actor questioning whether it's possible for him to be both Christian and gay; Charles, a classically-trained dancer who wants to show that he's not just out, but proud; and Chris, a father grappling with mental health issues who's determined to embrace his emotions for the sake of his daughter.
Directed by Peter LoGreco.
WE'RE HERE is created and executive produced by Stephen Warren and Johnnie Ingram; directed and executive produced by Peter LoGreco; executive produced by Eli Holzman & Aaron Saidman for Industrial Media's The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC). Caldwell Tidicue (Bob the Drag Queen), David Huggard (Eureka O'Hara) and D.J. Pierce (Shangela Laquifa Wadley) serve as consulting producers.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite TV shows. Discover and bookmark our cancelled shows 2021 list and renewed shows 2021-2022 database.
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