Everything you need to know about Queer Eye season six

The Fab Five are back!

Queer Eye season six release date location news

by Nathan Katnoria |
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It feels like a lifetime ago that Queer Eye season five dropped on Netflix and we binged every episode in the blink of an eye. There is good news though as season six is on the way and Karamo Brown, Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Anthony Porowski and Bobby Berk are all set to return.

If, like us, you’re desperate for another fix of the Fab Five, here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming series…

Queer Eye season six release date location news

Is there a sixth season of Queer Eye?

Don’t panic, Queer Eye season six is definitely happening. The series has been already been commissioned by Netflix and even started filming, but unfortunately had to be paused due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Where does Queer Eye season six take place?

The Fab Five are heading to Austin, Texas. The official Queer Eye Twitter account released a photo of the cast on set last year before filming was halted which confirmed the location of season six. According to Netflix, Karamo, Tan, Jonathan, Bobby and Anthony will “scour the prairie in a search for a whole new roster of heroes in need of a little TLC”.

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When will Queer Eye season six be on Netflix?

There’s sadly no confirmed air date for the sixth season of Queer Eye just yet, but the show is back filming again so it’s very likely that it could hit our screens later this year.

Speaking about the break in filming during an appearance on The Rachael Ray Show in March, culture and lifestyle guru Karamo said, “Literally, we shot episode 1, and then as we were walking out, the person was all happy, tears of joy, we were spinning out and excited. They literally were like, ‘Get into a bus! There’s a pandemic going on, we have to protect the Fab Five! It was the scariest, weirdest movie moment. And then we didn’t go back, obviously. The world shut down.

“The thing is, our show is all about connection, that love. And so, we just really are making sure that we’re gonna do it safe. So, we’ve just gotten the green light that we are able to go back, because now there’s COVID-19 safety protocols that are in place. And so we’re going back probably in the next month.”

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What is Queer Eye?

Queer Eye is a reboot of the early 00s makeover show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, which airs on Netflix.

Karamo Brown (culture), Jonathan Van Ness (grooming and hair), Tan France (fashion), Antoni Porowski (food) and Bobby Berk (interior design) – aka the Fab Five – all use their talents to transform people’s lives.

Queer Eye is very much a judgement-free zone, with the Fab Five focused on helping the participants prioritise their own wellbeing and grow their confidence. Some of the life-changing makeovers will have you in tears. Be warned, you'll need the tissues close by.

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