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Meg Chase

Reality show “Atlanta’s A Drag” features five Atlanta drag queens and follows their lives in and out of drag. "City Lights" spoke with the team behind the show last year. Since then, they've re-edited the first episode and decided to self-release.

That episode of “Atlanta’s A Drag” will be available on Tuesday on the show’s website. “City Lights” host Lois Reitzes spoke with cast members Wild Cherry Sucret and Bubba D Licious, as well as with the show's producer Lauren Cribb, about their experiences shooting the show. 

Donald Glover, creator/executive producer/director, participates in the "Atlanta" panel during the FX Television Critics Association summer press tour on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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Wednesday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

Donald Glover poses in the press room with the award for best performance by an actor in a television series - musical or comedy for "Atlanta" at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Ca
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"Atlanta" won two Golden Globe Awards. Not the city — which isn't to say we don't deserve it — but the television series helmed by writer, actor and musician Donald Glover.

The show follows the exploits of Earn Marks, played by Glover, as he navigates the city's hip-hop scene, managing his rapper cousin who goes by the name Paperboy. The program has earned critical praise for its first season, and now from the Golden Globes.

Donald Glover, creator/executive producer/director, participates in the "Atlanta" panel during the FX Television Critics Association summer press tour on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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The TV show "Atlanta" debuts Tuesday night on FX. Filmed and set here, its creator is Atlanta native Donald Glover.

Glover was previously an actor on the TV program "Community," he was a writer on "30 Rock," and he raps as Childish Gambino.

He grew up in Stone Mountain and went to DeKalb School of the Arts

A comedy series called "Atlanta" about two cousins navigating Atlanta's rap music scene will be debuting next year.

Earlier this year, it filmed a pilot episode in Atlanta and the FX channel picked up the half-hour TV show for 10 episodes. 

Donald Glover will be the executive producer and will also star in the show.

Georgia Department of Economic Development Deputy Commissioner Lee Thomas leads the state's division of film, music and digital entertainment.