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Posted Tuesday 1/08/19 at 7:34AM EST
VH1 Cartel Crew follows the lives of narco children and grandchildren
Source: The Daily Beast
One of the stars of VH1's new reality show is the son of a notorious drug trafficker who killed more than 200 people.
Posted Tuesday 1/08/19 at 7:34AM EST
RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars contestant says she wasn't allowed to wear a menstruation-themed dress
Source: The Muse
Manila Luzon says producers said her dress was in "bad taste." “Many of my fans are young women who may feel pressured by society to be embarrassed by their periods,” she wrote on Instagram. “My goal with this look was to normalize menstruation by looking sick’ning even if I was on my period!”
Posted Friday 12/07/18 at 10:10PM EST
RuPaul’s Drag Race Holi-Slay Spectacular was a bait-and-switch Christmas special
The Drag Race Christmas special turned out to be "an hour-long commercial for RuPaul’s Christmas albums ...wrapped in an aggressively cheerful bow that hopes to distract its audience from the fact that the wit and spontaneity that usually makes Drag Race so fun is nowhere in sight," says Caroline Framke. "This bland makeover is an especially impressive feat given how much sheer charisma is onscreen at any given time." ALSO: Watch the trailer for RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 4.
Posted Monday 11/26/18 at 11:25AM EST
Love & Hip Hop is getting a companion podcast, titled Love & Hip Hop: The Tea
Jesse Janedy, TK Trinidad and Lem Gonsalves will co-host the podcast, dropping tonight after the season premiere of Love & Hip Hop: New York.
Posted Monday 11/19/18 at 1:04PM EST
Love & Hip Hop: Miami is moving to a new night
VH1 is establishing a new Love & Hip Hop night, when the Miami series moves to Wednesdays, starting Jan. 2.
Posted Tuesday 11/13/18 at 10:03AM EST
RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars announces its guest judges, including Ciara and Ellen Pompeo
Yvette Nicole Brown, Zoë Kravitz, Kacey Musgraves, Cecily Strong, Rita Ora, Jason Wu, Felicity Huffman and Frances Bean Cobain will also serve as guest judges on Season 4 of the VH1 reality show.
Posted Friday 11/09/18 at 10:34PM EST
RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars will feature a transgender contestant after RuPaul came under fir for anti-trans comments
Source: BuzzFeed News
RuPaul apologized for his comments in The Guardian in March after saying, “you can identify as a woman and say you’re transitioning, but it changes once you start changing your body. It takes on a different thing; it changes the whole concept of what we’re doing.” Season 4 of Drag Race All Stars will feature Gia Gunn, who since appearing on Drag Race has come out as trans and begun transitioning.
Posted Monday 11/05/18 at 9:44PM EST
Charlamagne Tha God to submit to a live therapy session next week on VH1
The In Session Live With Dr. Jess special, airing Nov. 12 at 10 p.m. with mental health expert Dr. Jessica Clemons, is being touted as the “first live session on mental health in television history.”
Posted Thursday 11/01/18 at 12:44PM EDT
RuPaul's Drag Race announces holiday competition epsiode to crown the first “Drag Race Xmas Queen"
Source: Entertainment Weekly
RuPaul’s Drag Race Holi-slay Spectacular, featuring alums like Trixie Mattel and Shangela, will air on Dec. 7.
Posted Tuesday 10/23/18 at 2:36PM EDT
VH1 shakes up the production of Basketball Wives and and Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood
The production companies behind the two long-running reality franchises are being replaced to take them in a new direction.
Posted Thursday 10/04/18 at 5:24PM EDT
VH1 is bringing back T.I. & Tiny with Friends & Family Hustle reality show
Tip “T.I.” Harris and Tameka “Tiny” Harris are returning for a follow-up to their hit VH1 reality show T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle. Check out the first promo for T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle.
Posted Wednesday 8/22/18 at 6:30PM EDT
VH1 renews RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars for Season 4
The spinoff of RuPaul’s Drag Race will return in 2019.
Posted Wednesday 8/08/18 at 9:51PM EDT
VH1 may be reviving T.I. & Tiny: Family Hustle
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The reality show following rapper T.I. and singer/entrepreneur Tameka “Tiny” Cottle-Harris is reportedly back in production for a seventh season -- even though its series finale aired in May 2017.
Posted Friday 6/29/18 at 5:15PM EDT
PETA blasts RuPaul's Drag Race for its butterfly season finale stunt
“When performers use live animals as props, nobody wins,” the animal rights group said after contestant Asia O’Hara appeared to have released a plume of butterflies in the air that appeared to be dead on last night's finale.
Posted Monday 6/18/18 at 8:27PM EDT
MTV Movie & TV Awards was moved to mid-June to take advantage of Emmy season, when celebrities are easily available
“We came up with the pre-nomination Emmy window,” said MTV general manager Amy Doyle, executive producer of tonight's Tiffany Haddish-hosted awards show, which was pre-taped on Saturday. “We’re sort of assuming that celebrities will want to be seen during that time. They’ll want to be high-profile and top of mind as well as the TV production companies and movie studios.”