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December 3, 2012

Gwist is from Logo TV founder Matt Farber

It was seven years ago that Matt Farber launched Logo, a cable channel dedicated to LGBT content that was home to such shows as Noah's Arc and The Big Gay Sketch Show.

Earlier this year, it was announced that Logo would focus less on LGBT-specific interests and more on general cultural and lifestyle subjects.

October 24, 2012

Actor is leaving Noah's Arc image behind with new Logo series

Darryl Stephens has had memorable roles in such films as Boy Culture and Another Gay Movie.

But everyone remembers him mostly from Noah's Arc.

That's been a good thing and a bad thing for the actor who played the title role of screenwriter Noah Nicholson in the TV series that ran on Logo for two seasons followed by the feature film Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom.

September 27, 2012

Premieres in October and also stars Sandra Bernhard and Melanie Griffin

Devoted fans of the gay-themed drama Noah's Arc were crushed when Logo canceled the beloved series after just two seasons.

But Darryl Stephens, the actor who played the title role on the show and in a subsequent feature film, is returning to the Viacom-owned channel on 24 October with the premiere of the ensemble drama DTLA.

June 21, 2012

MTV's sister channel moving away from LGBT-only programming

It was back in February that Logo, the MTV sister channel that had been dedicated to LGBT content since its launch in 2005, announced that it would be going more mainstream.

A sure sign of that new direction came this week when it was learned that the channel is canceling The A-List, the Real Housewives-style reality show that was marketed with the slogan 'housewives with balls.'

June 12, 2012

US gay television network Logo are abandoning LGBT programing and have dropped gays from branding statements

Logo a gay cable-TV channel has made a major U-turn in its programing that has infuriated gay TV producers and commentators.

The American cable-television channel, which had previously aired distinctively gay shows like 1 girl 5 gays, and RuPaul’s Drag Race and documentaries like Legalize Gay and It Gets Better, will now show programs they say ‘reflect gays and lesbians’ increasing integration into mainstream culture today and appeal to their multiple interests’.

June 12, 2012

US gay television network Logo are abandoning LGBT programing and have dropped gays from branding statements

Logo a gay cable-TV channel has made a major U-turn in its programing that has infuriated gay TV producers and commentators.

The American cable-television channel, which had previously aired distinctively gay shows like 1 girl 5 gays, and RuPaul’s Drag Race and documentaries like Legalize Gay and It Gets Better, will now show programs they say ‘reflect gays and lesbians’ increasing integration into mainstream culture today and appeal to their multiple interests’.

April 14, 2012

Season 4 Drag Race finalists star in sci-fi inspired clip

Drag superstar RuPaul has premiered the brand new video for his song Glamazon.

In true RuPaul's Drag Race tradition, the video depicts the latest season's finalists who, this time, take revenge on the show's judges and past contestants in a low budget, tongue-in-cheek romp inspired by Japanese sci-fi.

Directed by Mathu Andersen, the video features season 4 finalists Sharon Needles, Phi Phi O'hara and Chad Michaels as giant, city destroying monsters, crushing everything in sight.

April 14, 2012

RuPaul's Drag Race gets a renewal for season number five

It's RuPaul's world, and the rest of us just live in it. Her show 'Drag Race' was green lighted for a fifth season.

Logo, the American channel that airs the program, made the announcement in an 12 April press release. The 2013 season will air early next year. Between now and 18 April, those who think they have what it takes to work under RuPaul's glare can submit audition videos at the show's Facebook page.

February 2, 2012

Season 4 premier gives Logo network highest ratings in history

The season 4 premier of RuPaul's Drag Race on Monday night has scored the highest ratings in network history.

American TV network Logo saw nearly half a million viewers tune in to the first episode of the reality show in which female impersonators compete to be crowned America's next drag superstar.

A further quarter million tuned in to the show's companion program Untucked.

The episode brought in 50% more viewers than the season 3 premier in 2011.

February 1, 2012

Dan Savage to anchor with guests Zachary Quinto, Chaz Bono and more

MTV and its sister network Logo are preparing an It Gets Better special to air on Feb. 21.

It will be hosted by syndicated columnist Dan Savage.

The one-hour special, which will air on both channels, will focus on the struggles of three LGBT youth.

It is an outgrowth of the It Gets Better video project launched by Savage in 2010 which has resulted more than 30,000 videos of encouragement for LGBT youth facing harassment.