NEW YORK, NY ? December 8, 2014 ? RuPaul is back to storm the runway with the highly anticipated seventh season of the groundbreaking series, “RuPaul’s?Drag?Race.” Logo TV revealed the eagerly awaited cast comprised of the nation’s 14 drag elite tonight during the “2014 New Now Next Awards.” In a nod to superfans, Logo TV also launched a social scavenger hunt earlier this week via Snapchat and Facebook that culminated in the announcement of Miss?Fame and Jasmine Masters as competing queens.
“This year we have some of the youngest and oldest contestants in?’RuPaul’s?Drag?Race’?herstory,” said Executive Producer, RuPaul. “Study each queen closely. Do not underestimate anyone. The girls that make it to the top this season will shock you.”
The new season, which will premiere in 2015, will feature the Queens competing for the crown to determine who will walk away with a $100,000 cash prize and the coveted title of “America’s?Next?Drag?Superstar.” Along the way, they’ll deliver gag-worthy and jaw-dropping moments as these talented ladies of drag join RuPaul’s court of esteemed queens to compete in the pop culture phenomenon that has taken the world by its weave.
The 14 queens going “wigs to the wall” for the win include:
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” is produced by World of Wonder Productions with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Mandy Salangsang, Steven Corfe and RuPaul Charles serving as Executive Producers. Chris McCarthy, Pamela Post and Tim Palazzola serve as Executive Producers for Logo.
For more information on “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and sneak preview clips, go to LogoTV.com. ?For up-to-date “RuPaul’s Drag Race” news and exclusives, join the “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Facebook page or follow #DragRace conversation on Twitter at @RuPaulsDragRace. Follow along with live gifs from the show on Tumblr and additional content on the show’s Instagrampage.
Logo TV 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 MTV’s network of brands including MTV, MTV2,?MTV.com, mtvU, MTV Hits and MTV Jams.
ABOUT WORLD OF WONDER
Innovative production company World of Wonder is behind such entertaining hit series as?”RuPaul’s Drag Race” (Logo), “Million Dollar Listing” (Bravo), “#CandidlyNicole” (Vh1), “Big?Freedia” (Fuse), “Life With La Toya” (OWN), and “Island Hunters” (HGTV). “RuPaul’s?Drag?Race” (Logo) won the 2014 TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming.?”Big Freedia”?(Fuse)?won the 2014 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Reality Program, and?”Million Dollar Listing NY”?(Bravo) was a 2014 Emmy? Award nominee for Outstanding Unstructured 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. Their most recent feature?”I Am Britney Jean”?(E!)?offers an intimate look at Britney Spears’ journey into residency in Las Vegas.?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?http://worldofwonder.net/. Randy and Fenton will be honored with the IDA Pioneer Award in December 5th, 2014, celebrating exceptional achievement, leadership,?and vision in the nonfiction and documentary community.