| Jul 15, 2013 |
Thom Filicia reflects on “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy”
Boh staff
By Staff

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the premiere of the Emmy Award-winning television series “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,” and to celebrate, Bravo is running an all-day marathon today, from 6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The series, which starred “The Fab Five,” including Thom Filicia, Ted Allen, Kyan Douglas, Carson Kressley and Jai Rodriguez, ran from 2003-2007, and followed the men as they performed a “make-better” on someone by revamping his wardrobe, upgrading his home décor, and offering overall lifestyle advice.

Thom Filicia

"I was very fortunate to be a part of the Fab Five on Queer Eye for the Straight Guy," said Filicia. “Not only was I able to work with a sassy group of guys, but we also paved the way for a new era of television, indulged in the joy of comic relief and celebrated diversity.”

During its run, the critically acclaimed, cutting-edge series received numerous accolades including an Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Program, three GLAAD Media Awards nominations and two wins for Outstanding Reality Program in addition to raves by Entertainment Weekly, TV Guide and The Associated Press, among others.

The "Fab Five" cast of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy

The marathon will highlight the “best of” from all five seasons including the series premiere and the finale.

“I’m sure there’s more to come, so stay tuned—but in the meantime, kick back, relax and enjoy an all-day marathon of Queer Eye on Bravo!” said Filica.

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