ITV2 has ordered a second series of Monkey’s Celebrity Karaoke Club for this summer as well as a spin-off series in the autumn, Karaoke Club: Drag Edition.
The stars taking part in Celebrity Karaoke Club this time around are TV presenter AJ Odudu, reality TV star Olivia Attwood, Big Brother’s Brian Dowling, comedian Darren Harriott, radio DJ and Dancing on Ice champion Sonny Jay, singer and West End star Amelia Lily, social media superstars Max & Harvey, The Real Housewives of Cheshire’s Tanya Bardsley, Made in Chelsea’s Mark Francis Vandelli, TV & radio presenter Yasmin Evans, Ibiza Weekender’s Jordan Davies, comedian Suzi Ruffell and Blazin’ Squad’s Marcel Somerville.
Karaoke Club: Drag Edition will feature Manila Luzon, Trinity The Tuck, The Vivienne, Danny Beard, Freida Slaves, Tete Bang, Cara Melle, Gingzilla, Vinegar Strokes, Lil Test Ease, Mahatma Khandi and Crystal.
Paul Mortimer, Head of Digital Channels and Acquisitions, ITV said: “Celebrity Karaoke Club is back! I’m looking forward to seeing a fresh batch of celebrities take to the stage and sing their hearts out this summer. But this time we’re offering ITV2 viewers a double-measure of karaoke antics with our exciting spin-off Karaoke Club: Drag Edition, as we swing open the doors of the club to some of the world’s biggest Drag Queens and Kings!”
Will Macdonald, Monkey’s Creative Director and Executive Producer said: “As Grease proved, Summer Nights and Karaoke go perfectly together, so we’re thrilled to be reopening the doors of Celebrity Karaoke Club soon to a whole new world of the glitterati for joyful sessions of top tunes, twerks and tequilas. And following that, things are going to get mind-blowingly fabulous when 12 of the world’s finest drag stars take over the club to have the time of their life and fight for the coveted trophy: you won’t want to miss a thing.”
Celebrity Karaoke Club and Karaoke Club: Drag Edition have been commissioned by ITV’s Paul Mortimer, Head of Digital Channels and Acquisitions and Peter Tierney, Commissioning Editor, Entertainment for ITV.
The series are produced by Monkey, which is part of NBCUniversal International Studios, a division of Universal Studio Group. For Monkey, Will Macdonald serves as Executive Producer and Sarah Pack as Series Producer. The Celebrity Karaoke Club and Drag Edition formats are distributed globally by NBCUniversal Formats, which is also a division of Universal Studio Group.
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