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'We're Here': HBO renews drag queen series for Season 2

June 5 (UPI) -- We're Here, an HBO series centering on drag queens, will return for a second season.

The network announced in a press release Friday that it renewed the series for Season 2.

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We're Here follows former RuPaul's Drag Race contestants Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O'Hara and Shangela as they help small-town residents participate in a one-night drag show.

"We're Here resonates in ways we had hoped for but couldn't really have anticipated," HBO programming EVP Nina Rosenstein said. "The stories of our small-town drag daughters created an incredibly positive communal experience. We can't wait for Bob, Shangela and Eureka to continue their journey helping others find their voice."

Season 1 followed the cast as they visited Gettysburg, Pa., Twin Falls, Idaho, Farmington, N.M., and Ruston, La. The season premiere aired Thursday.

Eureka celebrated the Season 2 renewal in a tweet Friday.

"We're Here has been greenlit for a second season! I'm blessed to be part of a show amplifying marginalized voices," they wrote. "Thank you to all involved and a special thank you to HBO's @Caseybloys for his unwavering belief in the message of our show."

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We're Here is created by Stephen Warren and Johnnie Ingram. Season 1 was directed by Peter LoGreco, who also co-executive produced the series with Warren, Ingram, Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman.

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