Oxygen Media Presents A "Grande" Event With Half-Hour Special "WORST.POST.EVER: With Frankie Grande
NEW YORK, NY – May 21, 2015 – Oxygen Media is exploring the good, the bad and the most outrageous moments on social media during the new half-hour special, “WORST.POST.EVER: With Frankie Grande,” premiering on Tuesday, August 18 at 9pm ET/PT.Hosted by YouTube sensation, “Big Brother” fan favorite, and Broadway star Frankie Grande, the special follows Grande as he breaks down the buzziest online posts, tweets and selfies from Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and everything in between.
“I have always dreamed about having such a great platform where I can share all of my sparkles and talents,” Grande said. “It is going to be BIG energy and will sweep you away, crying tears of laughter and delight! I’m going GRANDE and I’m so happy I get to take you all with me! I. Can. Not. Wait.”
During the special, Frankie will also craft and execute his own set of extreme social media experiments, outrageous sketches and edgy segments involving viewers from across social media platforms. Additionally, fans will have the opportunity to drive the conversation faster and further by using the hashtag #WorstPostEver on Twitter.
“As his millions of followers will attest, Frankie’s straight-forward, unapologetic, and larger-than-life personality makes him the perfect host to explore the outrageous world of social media with viewers,” said Cori Abraham, Senior Vice President, Development and International, Oxygen Media. “’WORST.POST.EVER: With Frankie Grande’taps into the social habits of our highly engaged audience and offers them an interactive opportunity and fresh perspective of this hilarious and sometimes hijinks topic.”
“WORST.POST.EVER: With Frankie Grande” is produced by Intuitive Entertainment with Kevin Dill, Scott Tomlinson and Mechelle Collins serving as Executive Producers.
About Oxygen Media
Oxygen Media is a multiplatform entertainment brand that targets young, multicultural women. The network’s relevant and engaging content reflects how real women with real stories see the world – vibrant, optimistic and bold. Oxygen is the destination where women can come together across multiple platforms to have fun and encourage each other through their individual and collective journeys. The growing network’s unscripted original programming includes “Sisterhood of Hip Hop,” “The Prancing Elites Project,” “Funny Girls” and the popular “Preachers” franchise. Available in over 77 million homes, Oxygen is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.