Netflix to Premiere Second Seasons of
Queer Eye and More Unscripted Originals
announced second seasons for several unscripted original series:
Dope, Drug Lords, Nailed It!, Queer
Eye and The Toys That Made Us.
“These series are indicative of what we're trying to accomplish
for Netflix unscripted: working with world-class producers to
create the best unscripted shows on television,” said Bela Bajaria,
Vice President of Content for Netflix. “These series elevate
the genre with innovative takes on familiar formats. They deliver
immersive and nuanced stories. They elicit so many emotions
from viewers, from tears of laughter to tears of joy - and that’s
just Queer Eye.”
-Netflix’s new Fab Five forges relationships with men and women
from a wide array of backgrounds and beliefs often contrary
to their own, touching on everything from LGBTQ rights and social
commentary to how to make the best farm-to-table guacamole and
more. The new Fab Five returns for season two: Antoni
Porowski (Food & Wine), Bobby Berk (Interior Design),
Karamo Brown (Culture), Jonathan Van Ness (Grooming)
and Tan France (Fashion).
-The series is produced by Scout Productions with David Collins,
Rob Eric, Michael Williams and Jen Lane serving as Executive
Producers. ITV Entertainment also produces the series with David
George, David Eilenberg, Adam Sher and Jordana Hochman serving
as Executive Producers.
Netflix ordered second seasons of the following unscripted originals:
- A docu-series filmed from the perspective of dealers, users
and the police, this vivid series features a bracing look
at the war on drugs.
- Season two starts April 20, 2018.
-Dope is produced by Wall to Wall Media Ltd., with
Jeremy Dear and Chris Lent serving as executive producers
and Ralph Perring as series producer.
- The stories of history’s most notorious kingpins, their
terrifying enforcers, and the men and women who’ve sworn to
bring them down.
- Michael Welsh and Jim Lindsay serve as executive producers.
Chris Boulding is series producer, Elaine Morris is head of
production and Ian Russell is head of international programs.
Drug Lords is produced by ITN Productions.
- Hosted by Nicole Byer and Jacques Torres, home bakers with
a terrible track record take a shot at re-creating edible
masterpieces for a $10,000 prize. It’s part competition, part
- Nailed It! is produced by the Magical Elves, with
Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz, Casey Kriley, Kip Madsen and Gayle
Gawlowski serving as executive producers. Daniel Calin and
Jo Sharon serve as co-executive producers.
The Toys That Made Us
-The minds behind history’s most-iconic toy franchises discuss
the rise - and sometimes fall - of their billion dollar creations.
Season one followed Barbie, G.I. Joe and other franchises.
- Brian Volk-Weiss, Tom Stern, Cisco Henson, Anne Carkeet
and Edwin Zane are executive producers. The Toys That Made
Us is produced by The Nacelle Company.