February 21, 2013 9:15am PT by Michael O'Connell
Logo Announces Documentary Slate for Second Season of 'What!?' (Exclusive)
What!? Logo Documentaries returns March 19 -- and ahead of its sophomore season premiere, the network has announced a slew of eclectic subject matter for the series.
One of Logo's latest originals, the new season of What!? will tackle women wrestlers, male infidelity, the darker side of modeling, strippers, men's grooming and people who believe they're animals trapped in human bodies.
The latest crop of nonfiction acquisitions follow the initial five that debuted in the fall. Read on for the complete lineup of What!? episodes with descriptions from the network:
What!? The Story of The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling: March 19, 9 p.m.
Body slams aren’t just for male wrestlers! In 1986, the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling rose to fame as the first television show featuring female wrestlers -- and these ladies were feisty! Within a few years, GLOW become an international phenomenon, entertaining millions of viewers worldwide with its unique characters, elaborate costumes and engaging skits. This documentary follows the stories of several of the original GLOW wrestlers as they rose and fell.
What!? Why Men Cheat: March 26, 10 p.m.
Privilege, pride, and promiscuity, oh my! The evolution of male infidelity is explored in this new original documentary that proves love and sex are far from one and the same. It’s a battle of nature versus nurture, as Logo explores how each leads to the lust that makes so many men risk so much for sex.
What!? Chasing Beauty: April 2, 9 p.m.
Is the price of beauty worth the bother? Take a rare glimpse into the dark world of modeling, where beauty is the currency and everyone wants a cut. Hear from photographers, stylists and casting agents inside the industry as well as the models themselves. What does it take to be the shirtless guy in front of the Abercrombie & Fitch store or the hot new teenage model in town?Chasing Beauty proves it's not all glitz and glamour, and sometimes the exposure isn't worth the emotional toll.
What!? I'm a Stripper: April 9, 10 p.m.
An unfiltered look at a day in the life of male exotic dancers. Separated by geography, age, experience, skill set and whether dancing for men or women, these career dancers confront different challenges. The guys bare it all with this look inside their minds, homes and families, revealing the lengths to which professional strippers and first-timers alike will go to make a living.
What!? The Long and Short of Body Hair: April 16, 10 p.m.
Things are about to get really hairy. These days, the well-groomed man is in high demand. From removing chest, arm, leg and back hair, to maintenance south of the border, the modern man has made untamed terrain a thing of the past. Get guy grooming tips from pros and hairy hunks like former U.K. rugby player and anti-bullying advocate Ben Cohen. More than just a trend, “manscaping” is an art form.
What!? I Think I'm an Animal: April 23, 10 p.m.
Imagine feeling like you're the only person who feels that inside, you are a wolf. What if finding true love meant not only finding someone whom you care for but who also has the same kindred animal spirit? What!? I Think I'm An Animal reveals the world of people who feel they're an animal born in a human body.
The first, five-episode season of What!? chronicled breast cancer, obesity in America and the leader of the Westboro Baptist Church. All episodes are still streaming on the network's website.