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TYRA BANKS TO EXECUTIVE PRODUCE TEEN DRAG QUEEN SERIES GENERATION DRAG FOR DISCOVERY+

Daytime Emmy-winning TV host, model, businesswoman, producer, actress, creator and long-time host of America’s Next Top Model Tyra Banks is set to enter the world of teenage drag shows.

via Deadline:

The Dancing with the Stars host and EP is to exec produce Generation Drag for the streaming service.

The series follows five teens and their families as they anticipate their biggest drag performance at Dragutante, a drag show designed as a platform for LGBTQ+ teens to express themselves.

Discovery+ will drop all six episodes of the series on June 1.


The series follows Jameson, Noah, Vinny, Bailey and Nabela as they prep for the event. It will follow the teens at the drag ball event as well as their parents as they head to Denver, Colorado.

The news resulted in backlash among Twitter users who say Tyra was “terrible” to contestants on her long-running series “America’s Next Top Model.”

What people need to realize that Tyra is not hosting a competition series featuring teenage drag queens, so if people are expecting history to repeat itself, you’ll be sorely disappointed.

In addition to Geberation Drag, Tyra is also set to star in the remake of the 1991 film Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead.

The Treehouse’s remake is billed as a present-day retelling centered on a Black family. Banks will play Joanna Cassidy’s character Rose, a fashion executive at General Apparel West, who takes a chance on  Sue Ellen “Swell” Crandell by hiring her as an executive assistant. Bille Woodruff (Yellowjackets) is directing from a script by Chuck Hayward (WandaVision). 


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