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[01/31/11 - 07:55 AM]
Logo Builds on Primetime Momentum With Five Development Projects Including Comedy Project Executive Produced by Sarah Silverman
Silverman is behind "Tig Has Friends," in which comedian Tig Notaro interviews the cast of a different TV show, movie or band every week.

[via press release from Logo]

LOGO BUILDS ON PRIMETIME MOMENTUM WITH FIVE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS INCLUDING COMEDY PROJECT EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY SARAH SILVERMAN

Scripted Comedy Series from "The Nanny" Co-Creator Peter Marc Jacobson and Docu-Series on Celebrity Hairdresser Sally Hershberger Also On Logo's Development Slate

LOS ANGELES, CA, January 31, 2011 -- On the heels of the successful launch of the third season of "RuPaul's Drag Race" and a second season pick-up of the provocative series "A-List: New York, Logo has upped its pace on developing new primetime shows for 2011.

Logo, the entertainment network for gays and their families and friends from MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), has five different projects in development, including a comedy project from executive producer Sarah Silverman, a scripted comedy series from "The Nanny" creator Peter Marc Jacobson as well as a docu-series on hairdresser extraordinaire Sally Hershberger, a reality series providing sex therapy guidance to gay and straight couples and a docu-series about some fan favorites from the hit series "RuPaul's Drag Race" who will now work and live together to create a drag revue.

Details on these development projects:

TIG HAS FRIENDS

Sarah Silverman is the Executive Producer of this show starring the brilliantly deadpan comedian Tig Notaro (also a Co-Executive Producer), who interviews the cast of a different TV show, movie or band every week, reveals their unknown talents, and then delves into the audience for a raucous Q&A. The show will be run by Erin O'Malley, Executive Producer of "Curb your Enthusiasm" and "The Sarah Silverman Program."

QUEEN OF HARTS

Peter Marc Jacobson, co-creator and producer of "The Nanny," is developing a multi-camera comedy series about a struggling hairdresser who disguises himself as a woman in order to land a job as a nanny for a former 80s rock star's family.

Executive Producer: Peter Marc Jacobson

SALLY HERSHBERGER PROJECT

This docu-series chronicles the fast-paced life of celebrity hairstylist Sally Hershberger, the first woman to achieve monumental success with her high-end bi-coastal hair salon empire.

Executive Producers: World of Wonder with Alek Keshishian

SEX THERAPY

Noted therapist Dr. Christopher Donaghue offers guidance to a sex therapy group in this series that tracks each member's progress around infidelity, trust issues, relationship intimacy and sexual addiction.

Christopher Donaghue is a Sexuality Specialist at the Center for Healthy Sex in Los Angeles and has extensive clinical experience working with adults in individual and group psychotherapy in both inpatient and outpatient settings and is the former Program Director at La Ventana Rehab's Sexual Addiction Program. His clinical specializations include the sexuality spectrum and addictive behaviors such as sexual compulsivity/sex addiction and substance abuse, as well as mood and relational intimacy disorders.

Executive Producers: Julie Pizzi and Patty Ivins Specht / PB&J Television

Dewayne Darian and Jai Rodriquez

LIFE'S A DRAG

"Life's a Drag" is a new docu-series about life after RuPaul's Drag Race. The series features a group of breakout contestants from past seasons of the competition series, as they work and live together while headlining a drag revue. Featuring their joys, challenges, and diva attitudes, the series explores what it's really like for a group of talented men who make their living as women.

Executive Producers: World of Wonder and RuPaul Charles

All series are Executive Produced for Logo by Dave Mace and Pam Post.

ABOUT LOGO

Logo is the world's leading ad-supported cable, satellite, online, mobile and digital entertainment network from MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B) for gays and lesbians, their families and friends. Launched in 2005, Logo's cable channel is in more than 47 million homes across the United States and is complemented by a federation of online properties, including LogoTV.com, TripOutGayTravel.com, AfterEllen.com, AfterElton.com, 365Gay.com, DowneLink.com and NewNowNext.com. Logo's content is distributed across all leading download-to-own, streaming and mobile services. The most influential brand for the most influential audience, Logo provides a mix of original and acquired entertainment as well as news, social networking and community building that are authentic, smart, fun, entertaining, and inclusive. Logo joins MTV Networks' roster of popular and highly targeted brands which include MTV, Comedy Central, VH1 and Spike TV.





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· A LIST, THE: NEW YORK (LOGO)
· BAD SEX (LOGO)
· CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM (HBO)
· LIFE'S A DRAG (LOGO)
· QUEEN OF HARTS (LOGO)
· RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE (LOGO)
· SALLY HERSHBERGER PROJECT (LOGO)
· SARAH SILVERMAN PROGRAM, THE (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· TIG HAS FRIENDS (LOGO)





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