PARAMOUNT+ AND MTV ENTERTAINMENT STUDIOS ANNOUNCE FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND CROSSOVER EVENT “DRAGGING THE CLASSICS: THE BRADY BUNCH” TO PREMIERE WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30
Original “The Brady Bunch” Cast Including Barry Williams, Christopher Knight, Mike Lookinland, Eve Plumb and Susan Olsen Reunite Alongside RuPaul, Michelle Visage and more “Drag Race” Favorites to Recreate an Iconic Episode in Celebration of Pride Month
First Act of “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” Revealed Ahead of Highly Anticipated Launch This Thursday, June 24 Exclusively on Paramount+
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June 23, 2021 – Paramount+, the streaming service from ViacomCBS, and MTV Entertainment Studios, today announced a new crossover event in celebration of Pride Month, DRAGGING THE CLASSICS: THE BRADY BUNCH, will drop Wednesday, June 30, exclusively on Paramount+. The streaming service also revealed the first act of RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS ahead of the highly anticipated launch on Thursday, June 24.
From World of Wonder – producers of the Emmy® Award-winning “Drag Race” franchise – DRAGGING THE CLASSICS: THE BRADY BUNCH is making and breaking pop culture history as it reunites “The Brady Bunch” original cast members alongside “RuPaul’s Drag Race” favorites as they recreate the iconic episode, “Will the Real Jan Brady Please Stand Up?” for an innovative, one-of-a-kind event that uses state-of-the-art technology to transport the cast into the original Brady house.
“The Brady Bunch” original cast members:
Barry Williams as Mike Brady
Christopher Knight as Peter Brady
Mike Lookinland as Bobby Brady
Eve Plumb as Lucy
Susan Olsen as Margie
Alongside “Drag Race” favorites:
Shea Couleé as Marcia Brady
Bianca Del Rio as Carol Brady
BenDeLaCreme stepping out of drag as Greg Brady
Kylie Sonique Love as Jan Brady
Nina West as Alice
Kandy Muse as Cindy Brady
Special appearance by RuPaul as the Wig Attendant
Special appearance by Michelle Visage as Helen
The new season of ALL STARS will premiere on Thursday, June 24, with two episodes exclusively on Paramount+. Fans will get a chance to see franchise favorites return for a spot in the “Drag Race Hall of Fame'' and a cash prize of $100,000. The recently announced season six of All Stars cast includes A’Keria C. Davenport (season 11), Eureka! (season 9,10), Ginger Minj (season 7, All Stars 2), Jan (season 12), Jiggly Caliente (season 4), Pandora Boxx (season 2, All Stars 1), Ra’Jah O’Hara (season 11), Scarlet Envy (season 11), Serena ChaCha (season 5), Silky Nutmeg Ganache (season 11), Kylie Sonique Love (season 2), Trinity K. Bonet (season 6), and Yara Sofia (season 3, All Stars 1).
In addition, fans can catch up on past seasons of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS UNTUCKED! and RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS on Paramount+.
For more information on RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS, series imagery and up-to-date news, go to https://www.viacomcbspressexpress.com/paramount-plus/.
Join the conversation by using #DraggingTheClassics, #DragRace and #AllStars6 and follow the official accounts on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and TikTok.
DRAGGING THE CLASSICS: THE BRADY BUNCH is executive produced by Nina L. Diaz, Trevor Rose, Keri Panichi Flint and Marcia Lansdown for MTV Entertainment Studios with Margaret Goodman and Tara Power serving as Executives in Charge of Production. Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, and Tom Campbell are executive producers for World of Wonder.
RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS and RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS UNTUCKED! are produced by VH1 and World of Wonder.
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About World of Wonder:
For nearly three decades, award-winning media company World of Wonder has introduced audiences to new worlds, talent and ideas that have shaped culture. A pioneer in both scripted and documentary formats across television, film and digital platforms, WOW’s prolific portfolio includes the global phenomenon, Emmy-award winning “RuPaul’s Drag Race” franchise (VH1/Logo/WOW Presents Plus), “Million Dollar Listing” LA & NY (Bravo), and “Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce” (Fuse.) WOW’s rich documentary filmmaking pedigree includes premiering seven projects at Sundance Film festival and numerous productions for networks including HBO, E!, BBC, and theatrical release through WOW Docs. Notable film projects include “Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures,” “Party Monster,” and “The Eyes of Tammy Faye.” World of Wonder has also created a substantial digital footprint with its owned-and-operated streaming service WOW Presents Plus and YouTube channel WOWPresents. The extended World of Wonder-verse includes music label World of Wonder Records, WOW Podcast Network, and the world’s largest drag culture convention RuPaul’s DragCon. Co-founders Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey have been named to Variety’s Reality TV Impact Report, honored with the IDA Pioneer Award, named to Realscreen’s Global 100 list, and selected for the OUT100 list for their trailblazing work. World of Wonder creates out of a historic building/gallery space in the heart of Hollywood.
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