The Two Gay Geeks 🏳️🌈 have a chat with Steve Warren and Johnnie Ingram, Co-Creators and Executive Producers of the new hit series, We’re Here on HBO. We chat about how the concept came in to being how they made this wonderful series about community and being your authentic self. Have a listen and we hope you enjoy this as much as we did.
About Steve Warren and Johnnie Ingram
Steve Warren has been around the entertainment industry for a number of years where he advises several well known clients.
Johnnie Ingram (He/Him/His) is an award winning creative director, unscripted show creator and executive producer. He has a passion for telling stories. A creative thinker and activist, Johnnie has over fifteen years of experience in both marketing and television industries. He is a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community, and continues to work towards helping end hatred and discrimination.
WE’RE HERE, a six-part unscripted series that recruits small-town residents across America to participate in a one-night-only drag show, will debut this spring on HBO, it was announced today by Nina Rosenstein, executive vice president, HBO programming.
In each episode, renowned drag queens Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O’Hara and Shangela Laquifa Wadley will inspire and teach their own “drag daughters” to step outside their comfort zone for a night of no-holds-barred, full-on drag.
“Drag is about confidence and self expression,” says Rosenstein, “We are so thrilled to showcase the transformative power of the art form with our audience.”
WE’RE HERE will be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO on Demand and affiliate portals.
WE’RE HERE is created and executive produced by Stephen Warren and Johnnie Ingram; directed and executive produced by Peter LoGreco; executive produced by Eli Holzman & Aaron Saidman for Industrial Media’s The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC). Caldwell Tidicue (Bob the Drag Queen), David Huggard (Eureka O’Hara) and D.J. Pierce (Shangela) serve as consulting producers.
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- TG Geeks Episode 271
- TG Geeks Episode 272
- TG Geeks Episode 274
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- Hamish Downie’s Five Questions with Made in DNA
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