For over twenty years, World of Wonder has introduced audiences to new worlds, talent and ideas that have consistently made people go wow. Programming highlights include: Emmy® Award winning RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1/Logo), Million Dollar Listing LA & NY (Bravo); award-winning films and documentaries including Party Monster, Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures, Inside Deep Throat, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Carrie Fisher’s Wishful Drinking, Monica in Black and White, and Emmy® Award winning Out of Iraq. After creating a substantial digital footprint with its YouTube channel WOWPresents (1M+ subs), WOW formed its own SVOD digital platform with WOW Presents Plus, along with an award-winning blog, The WOW Report. Turning the convention scene on its head, the bi-annual RuPaul’s DragCon is the world’s largest drag culture convention, welcoming over 100,000 attendees across LA and NYC.
Co-founders Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey were honored with the IDA Pioneer Award in December 2014, celebrating exceptional achievement, leadership, and vision in the nonfiction and documentary community, named to Variety’s Reality Leaders List in 2017, and chosen for the OUT100 list in 2018 for their trailblazing work in the LGBTQ+ community. World of Wonder was also selected for Realscreen’s 2018 Global 100 list, which recognizes the top international non-fiction and unscripted production companies working in the industry today