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World of Wonder unveils drag queen-heavy summer slate

World of Wonder is launching a summer slate of titles on its streaming platform WOW Presents Plus, including the latest season of RuPaul’s Drag Race spin-offs and other drag queen-centric content. “Our ...
June 28, 2019

World of Wonder is launching a summer slate of titles on its streaming platform WOW Presents Plus, including the latest season of RuPaul’s Drag Race spin-offs and other drag queen-centric content.

“Our new and returning WOW Presents Plus programming keeps us close to our roots of creating culture-shaping and subversive content, to bring a little more laughter and entertainment to kitty girls around the world this summer,” said World of Wonder co-founders Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato in a joint statement.

The full roster of summer titles appears below, with descriptions provided by World of Wonder:

Werq The World (Currently airing)
Werq the World is a raw, real, behind-the-scenes look at the global drag tour of the same name. This docuseries features 10 of the most famous Queens in the world as they bring their gag-worthy performances to ferocious fans across the globe. Viewers will follow along with each Queen as they share their own personal journeys and unveil the truths about drag life on tour.

I Want To Be A K-Pop Idol with Soju (Currently airing)
What does it take to become the First Drag K-Pop superstar? Lifelong K-Pop superfan Soju talks to experts in music, fashion, dance and more to learn what she needs to know to combine her two loves, Drag and K-Pop!

Out of Iraq: Where Are They Now? (Currently airing)
The project follows the next chapter of the Emmy Award-winning documentary, based on a harrowing love story during the war in Iraq. Nayyef and Btoo are adjusting to living as out gay men, working toward their American dream.

Puff Puff Sessions (Season 2 premieres July 7)
“Team Too Much” Laganja Estranja and Gia Gunn return for a second season of the show all about the high life, where they discuss the benefits of the world of marijuana with some special guests.

Gimme Some Shuga (Premieres week of July 7)
Home baker Shuga Cain teams up with confectionary expert Justin Salinas (Cake it With Justin) to show us how to turn some of Drag Race‘s most iconic looks into stunning sugary masterpieces…and then make them eat it!

Bro’Laska (Premieres July 12)
Bro’Laska stars RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 5 fan favorite Alaska Thunderfuck and her SMOKIN’ HOT STRAIGHT BROTHER Cory Binney. Did we mention he’s straight? Presenting: Bro’laska! Despite having the same mother, Alaska and Cory couldn’t be less similar. In fact they may as well be from different PLANETS! Just watch and fall in love with this hilarious pair of polar opposite siblings.

Cool Mom with Jinkx Monsoon (Season 3 premieres July 22)
30 years ago, winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race season 5, Jinkx Monsoon gave birth to a homosexual son, and they are now best friends. Jinkx is on a mission to be a more active mother and spend quality time with her gay son. Because she’s not just a regular Mom…she’s a cool Mom. This quirky duo cover topics such as hooking up, internet slang and smoking marijuana.

Sew What (Premieres week of August 4)
Yuhua Hamasaki has sewn for stars of RuPaul’s Drag Race like Aquaria, Bob the Drag Queen and Monet X Change. Through this 6-part series, she will show you how to sew a drag garment from start to finish.

Shantay You Pray (Premieres week of August 11)
Every Sunday, get an eyeful of soul with Silky Nutmeg Ganache. Growing up in Mississippi, Silky was the minister of music in her church and describes herself as a good Christian woman. This series is open to all beliefs and doctrines, proving that being spiritual is within us all.

Alyssa Raw (Premieres week of August 22)
Be a fly on the wall with America’s favorite Texas diva Alyssa Edwards. Watch all the daily shenanigans and hootenanny that happens when the cameras are turned off.

Nightmare Neighbors with Silky & Vanjie (Premieres week of August 25)
In this docu-follow series, Silky Nutmeg Ganache and Vanessa Vanjie Mateo move into the same apartment building. Can two queens live so close without driving each other crazy? Probably not, but we can guess that the decibel level will hit 10s, 10s, 10s across the board!

Yvie Oddly’s Oddities (Premieres week of September 1)
Category is: Crafty Queen Eleganza! Yvie Oddly, season 11′s weirdest queen finds thrift store throwaways and household items to create her unique brand of avant-garde drag on a broke queen budget.

Drag Is Magic with Nina West (Premieres week of September 8)
In Drag is Magic, Miss Nina West will teach us the A-B-C’s of D-R-A-G using the fun and familiar tropes from beloved 90′s children shows and featuring songs from Nina’s own children’s music album!

Can Do Queens (Premieres week of October 13th)
Two finalists from RuPaul’s Drag Race season 10 are on a mission to prove that just because you choose to wear acrylic nails, stilettos and a 22-inch weave doesn’t mean you can’t do anything you set your mind to. Watch as these fierce queens take on odd jobs to prove that queens can do anything. They are the Can Do Queens!

Watch a trailer for the summer series below:

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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