‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Producer Is Releasing a Tell-All Book About the Show
World of Wonder co-founder Fenton Bailey is releasing a book that fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race will definitely want to check out. The book is called ScreenAge: How TV shaped our reality, from Tammy Faye to RuPaul’s Drag Race.
‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Producer Releasing Book
“ScreenAge is my love letter to television,” Bailey said of the book, according to PinkNews. “It is a personal odyssey and a cultural journey. RuPaul has said ‘everything I learned, I learned through television’ and thanks to television I saw who I was and I found my tribe.”
Bailey and Randy Barbato founded the production company World of Wonder in 1991. Some of its most well-known productions include the RuPaul’s Drag Race franchise and the 2000 documentary The Eyes of Tammy Faye.
The book will document Bailey’s journey moving to New York in 1982 and forming World of Wonder. It will also reportedly feature behind-the-scenes stories about Bailey’s experience working with RuPaul over the years, as well as gossip about celebrities such as Britney Spears.
The book will be released on November 17 in the UK, with a United States release in 2023.
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Drag Race Recently Won at the Emmys
RuPaul’s Drag Race has aired 14 seasons since its premiere in 2009. It has since spawned a number of spin-offs and international versions and earned a several awards. That includes a number of Emmys.
This year, RuPaul won the award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program for the seventh year in a row at the Creative Arts Emmys. The show also won for Outstanding Production Design for a Variety, Reality or Competition Series.
However, Lizzo ended a four-year streak held by RuPaul’s Drag Race in the category of Outstanding Competition Program this year. Her show Watch Our for the Big Grrrls won the award for its first season during the September ceremony.