We’re Here can now say “We’re back.” On the heels of Thursday night’s Season 1 finale, HBO has renewed the hit unscripted drag show for a second season.
“We’re Here resonates in ways we had hoped for but couldn’t really have anticipated,” said Nina Rosenstein, EVP of HBO Programming. “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.”
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Created by Stephen Warren and Johnnie Ingram, We’re Here‘s six-episode first season debuted April 23 to critical praise.
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 1 towns included Gettysburg, PA, Twin Falls, ID, Branson, MO, Farmington, NM, and Ruston, LA. Last night’s season finale took a dive into the queens’ own stories of struggle and perseverance, ending with a celebration of love and taking pride in oneself.
Season 1 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.
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