Logo is looking for love. The cabler has given the greenlight to the new Finding Prince Charming TV show. Hosted by Lance Bass, the new dating competition series is the first to feature a cast of all gay men. Bass was a contributor on The Meredith Vieira Show, which was cancelled in January, after two seasons, by NBC-Universal Domestic Television.
The Finding Prince Charming TV series is produced by Brian Graden Media and executive produced by Brian Graden and Dave Mace, with Fred Birckhead and Nick Murray. Chris McCarthy, Pamela Post and Stevenson Greene executive produce for Logo. Jen Passovoy serves as producer. Finding Prince Charming is in production and will debut on Logo in fall, 2016.
Get the details from this Logo press release.
LOGO GREENLIGHTS NEW DATING COMPETITION SERIES
“FINDING PRINCE CHARMING”
Lance Bass to Host First of Its Kind Series Featuring All Gay Men Competing to Win the Heart of the Nation’s Most Eligible Gay Heartthrob
NEW YORK, NY – July 12, 2016 – Logo today announced the greenlight of a brand new reality dating competition series, “Finding Prince Charming.” This first of its kind dating show, featuring a cast of all gay men, is currently in production and will debut on the network this fall.
Hosted by Lance Bass, “Finding Prince Charming” will include 13 charming and gorgeous suitors, all housed together, who compete to win the heart of one of the nation’s most eligible gay heartthrob. The sexy suitors grapple to stand out from the crowd all hoping for a moment of intimate connection, romance and, perhaps, true love. One by one, the suitors are eliminated until the heartthrob chooses one ideal man to sweep him off of his feet and commit to an exclusive relationship.
“Logo has a long history of showcasing LGBTQ-focused stories with memorable characters that transcend pop culture,” said Pamela Post, SVP of Original Programming for Logo. “’Finding Prince Charming’ will take viewers on a whirlwind journey through modern love and relationships in a way that only Logo can do.”
“Finding Prince Charming” is produced by Brian Graden Media. Executive Producers for Brian Graden Media are Brian Graden and Dave Mace with Fred Birckhead and Nick Murray also serving as executive producers. Chris McCarthy, Pamela Post and Stevenson Greene are Executive Producers for Logo and Jen Passovoy serves as producer.
ABOUT LANCE BASS:
Lance Bass is the quintessential illustration of a highly successful and driven jack-of-all-trades: singer, host, actor, producer, writer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and cosmonaut. Beyond his fame as a member of the phenomenally successful group *NSYNC, where the group sold an impressive 60 million plus records worldwide, Bass has made himself a household name throughout the globe.
Most recently, Bass served as a daily contributing panelist on The Meredith Vieira Show, and hosted the daily SIRIUS XM pop culture radio show, “Dirty Pop.” Bass currently resides in Los Angeles with his husband Michael Turchin, whom he married in 2014 and was featured as a wedding special on E! in early 2015.
ABOUT BRIAN GRADEN MEDIA:
Brian Graden Media is a production company located in the heart of Los Angeles, CA. Brian Graden, Lois Curren & Gaurav Misra are the principal partners of the company. Since BGM’s start in 2012, they have produced the series “4th and Forever” for Current TV, event television specials, “Men of the Strip” and “Lance Loves Michael: The Lance Bass Wedding Special” for E!, the series “Walk of Shame Shuttle” for VH1; “Todrick” starring Todrick Hall for MTV; the quarterly sketch comedy series, “Gay Skit Happens” for Logo; premium digital series, “Escape the Night” starring Joey Graceffa for YouTubeRed, and the Emmy Award-winning series “HitRECord ON TV” starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt for Pivot. Additional development projects and pilots have been housed at E!, Pop, VH1, MTV, Freeform, Food Network, TLC, NBC’s SeeSo, BET, Oxygen, WeTV, Tru, A&E, Esquire, CW, & Syfy.
Logo is a leading entertainment brand inspired by the LGBT community and reflects the creative class across television, digital and social platforms. Logo features one-of-a-kind personalities, shows, specials, and unique stories. Logo is part of Viacom’s Music & Entertainment Group including VH1, MTV, MTV2, Comedy Central and Spike.
What do you think? Do you like the sound of the Finding Prince Charming TV series? Will you check it out, when it premieres on Logo?