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MTV announces RuPaul’s Drag Race Podcast

MTV Entertainment Studios has announced new podcast Squirrel Friends: The Official RuPaul’s Drag Race Podcast, the official companion podcast for all things RuPaul’s Drag Race. Co-produced by MTV Entertainment Studios, iHeartRadio and media company World of Wonder, the podcast will be hosted by comedian, author, and host Loni Love and actor and comedian Alec Mapa […]

May 17, 2022

World of Wonder takes Drag Race to Belgium

On the heels of announcing Drag Race Sweden at MIPTV, World of Wonder, the LA-based media company, has now added Drag Race Belgique into the Drag Race family. The new Belgian iteration of the popular entertainment reality format joins existing versions of the global franchise in Thailand, the US, Chile, Canada, Holland, the UK, Spain, […]

April 29, 2022

World of Wonder announces Drag Race Sweden

World of Wonder, LA-based Media company, has added a new international iteration of its hugely successful entertainment reality format, Drag Race, to its roster in Sweden. The new edition of the global franchise joins existing versions in Thailand, the US, Chile, Canada, Holland, the UK, Spain, Australia and New Zealand, France, the Philippines, and Italy. […]

April 5, 2022

World of Wonder announces Frockumentary

World of Wonder, the award-winning media company behind the Drag Race franchise and documentaries including The Eyes of Tammy Faye and Party Monster, announces its brand-new documentary series, Frockumentary (4×25’) will air weekly from March 15th exclusively on WOW Presents Plus; World of Wonder’s very own streaming platform. The series follows the lives of RuPaul’s […]

February 16, 2022

More new commissions as BBC Three readies return

BBC Three has announced two new commissions ahead of the channel’s linear return this week: People Just Do Nothing’s Allan Mustafa will reunite with BBC Three for Peacock, a new gym-based comedy series about toxic masculinity, and new factual-based drama Life and Death in the Warehouse from the makers of Killed By My Debt will […]

January 31, 2022

BBC Three returns on Feb 1

The BBC has announced that BBC Three will return as a broadcast channel on February 1st. Broadcasting from 7pm every night, the channel will be available to watch on Freeview, Sky, Virgin and Freesat. It can also be watched live on the BBC Three channel page on iPlayer (TV, Mobile and Web) with live restart […]

January 11, 2022

Line of Duty most watched iPlayer show

Figures released by the BBC indicate that police drama Line of Duty’s return is BBC iPlayer’s biggest episode of the year so far, with the first episode of the sixth series streamed 9.2 million times, and the boxset has been streamed 137 million times. In addition, consolidated figure show that 14.6 million people watched the […]

December 21, 2021

New commissions for BBC Three relaunch

BBC Three has announced three new commissions and confirmed a launch night show that will be broadcast on the new channel in 2022. The centre-piece of the schedule on opening night will be the first-ever RuPaul’s Drag Race: UK Versus The World. With the UK as the host nation, for the first time in Drag […]

December 21, 2021

Paramount+ adds Live Channels

Paramount+ is rolling out its own linear channels feature that offer a range of movies and TV series. The new Live Channels feature offers 18 curated 24/7 playlists. Tom Ryan, president and CEO of ViacomCBS Streaming, commented: “Even in the era of on-demand, there is clearly a strong consumer appetite for reimagined linear channels that […]

December 10, 2021

World of Wonder orders season 2 of Painted With Raven

World of Wonder, the award-winning team behind RuPaul’s Drag Race, has picked up a second season of the smash-hit reality competition series Painted With Raven (8×40’). The series will air exclusively on WOW Presents Plus in weekly instalments. The renewal announcement follows the series’ November premiere where Painted With Raven became the latest in a […]

December 9, 2021