HBO has renewed the Emmy®-nominated unscripted series WERE HERE for a third season, it was announced today by Nina Rosenstein, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming.
Part of the magic of WERE HERE is that even though it takes place in small towns, the series has had an incredibly inspiring ripple effect that goes way beyond those communities, said Rosenstein. Were looking forward to another season where we can continue to inspire and showcase some fierce drag!
We are thrilled to be a part of HBOs continued commitment to LGBTQ+ storytelling, said co-creators and executive producers Stephen Warren and Johnnie Ingram. We are honored to continue to fight for equality and celebrate the many unsung heroes and allies across the country.
Named one of Esquires 10 Best TV Shows of 2021, WERE HEREs eight-episode second season debuted October 11 on National Coming Out Day on HBO and HBO Max. Lauded as nothing short of a miracle, and bigger, bolder, peak excellence by Decider, the series was praised for being unlike anything else on TV by them., while The A.V. Club called it show stopping and a glammed up, emotional road trip.
The series follows renowned drag queens Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka OHara and Shangela as they continue their journey spreading love and connection across small-town America, through the art of drag. In season two, the queens recruited 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.
Season two of WERE HERE was 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 Medias The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC); series producers Caldwell Tidicue (Bob the Drag Queen), David Huggard (Eureka OHara) and D.J. Pierce (Shangela).
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