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Planet Green expands eco-programming with 'The Fabulous Beekman Boys'

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The new reality show “The Fabulous Beekman Boys” sounds tailor-made for a buzzy cable network like Bravo: A hip gay couple from Manhattan tries to make a go at organic farming in upstate New York.

But the show is premiering Wednesday on Planet Green, a young eco-channel seeking to rev up its reputation with a prime-time schedule built more around high-drama characters than how-to environmentalism.

With compelling storytelling now the focus of the network, "Beekman Boys" centers less on their organic farming techniques and more on the drama that ensues when a former drag queen and a onetime Martha Stewart executive take on a 60-acre farm.
 
Read the full story about the show and Planet Green's broadening mission here.

-- Matea Gold

twitter.com/mateagold

Photo: Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell star in "The Fabulous Beekman Boys." Credit: Planet Green.

 
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