RuPaul to Debut Talk Show on Fox
LOS ANGELES – RuPaul Charles, the multiple Emmy Award-winning TV host, producer, writer, musician and performer will bring his distinctive voice, exceptional interview skills, passion for helping others and inclusive brand of humor to broadcast television in a daily talk show June 10, announced David Decker, Executive Vice President, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution and Frank Cicha, Executive Vice President, Programming, FOX Television Stations. The program will broadcast on select FOX Television Stations, including WNYW FOX 5 in New York and KTTV FOX 11 in LA, for a limited three-week run.
“RuPaul” will air on select Fox Stations Monday through Friday; further stations to be announced in coming weeks. Entertaining and heartfelt in everything he does, the show will feature Charles’ modern take on the talk format. He will showcase his aspirational message with celebrity and newsmaker interviews, along with empowering everyday people to become their best selves. His sense of beauty, make-up and style will make the runway work for everyone. Charles’ 20-plus years interviewing and coaching along with his own evolution in music, fashion, style and media will inspire audiences daily.
Said Charles: “Now more than ever before we need a global voice that will help everyday people navigate this unique time in history. Not only do I want to be a part of that conversation, I want to help facilitate it.”
Cicha added: “Part of the appeal of doing limited series is the freedom it allows to try something really different. That’s this show.”
“RuPaul” will be executive produced by Jill Van Lokeren (Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” book tour, The Oprah Winfrey Show), Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato and Tom Campbell for World of Wonder, and produced by Telepictures, a unit of Warner Bros. Unscripted & Alternative Television.