Queer Eye

Queer Eye
Queer-Eye-logo.jpg
GenreReality television
Created by
Starring
Theme music composerWidelife
Opening theme"All Things (Just Keep Getting Better)" by Widelife featuring Simone Denny
Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes100 (list of episodes)
Production
Running time43–54 minutes
Release
Original networkBravo
Original releaseJuly 15, 2003 (2003-07-15) –
October 30, 2007 (2007-10-30)

Queer Eye is an American reality television series that premiered on the cable television network Bravo in July 2003. Originally Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, the title was later shortened to broaden the overall scope.[1] The series was created by executive producers David Collins and Michael Williams along with David Metzler through their company, Scout Productions.[2]

Each episode features a team of gay professionals in the fields of fashion, personal grooming, interior design, entertaining and culture collectively known as the "Fab Five" performing a makeover (in the parlance of the show, a "make-better"), usually for a heterosexual (straight) man: revamping wardrobe, redecorating, and offering advice on grooming, lifestyle, and food.[3]

Queer Eye for the Straight Guy quickly became a surprise success, resulting in merchandising, franchising of the concept internationally, and a woman-oriented spin-off, Queer Eye for the Straight Girl. Queer Eye won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Program in 2004. The series' name was abbreviated to Queer Eye at the beginning of its third season to include making over individuals regardless of gender or sexual orientation. Queer Eye ended production during June 2006 and the final episode aired on October 30, 2007.[4] During September 2008, the Fine Living Network briefly aired Queer Eye in syndication.[5]

The series was revived with a new Fab Five in 2018[6] when a Netflix reboot released its first season to positive reviews.

The "Fab Five"

Cast of Queer Eye, from left to right: Kyan, Jai, Carson, Ted and Thom