Set to premiere on July 19th, Netflix’s Queer Eye will debut its Season 4 outing, by sending one of the signature Fab Five to Ness’ hometown as he reunites with a childhood friend and supporter. The series’ season 5 is currently in production and is set to debut next year, despite not yet having a confirmed premiere date.
The official trailer for the new season, showcases Jonathan Van Ness returning to the his old high school alma mater in search of finding his long-ago dedicated orchestra teacher of Quincy Senior High. There, the stylist can be seen quipping how, due to his former teacher’s dedication to her students, she always subsequently “puts herself on the back burner.”
Originally premiering on the Bravo network back in July 2003, Queer Eye was initially created by executive producers David Collins and Michael Williams along with David Metzler through their company, Scout Productions. Now, the 2018 cast consist of: Antoni Porowski (Food & Wine), Bobby Berk (Interior Design), Jonathan Van Ness (Grooming), Karamo Brown (Culture), and Tan France (Fashion) and first debuted in 2018, to large fanfare and critical acclaim.
Similar in premise to the original, the series’ episodes have featured the professional team of the Fab Five as they fill out a variety of fields (fashion, personal grooming, interior design, entertaining and culture). Throughout the show, the group perform makeovers for struggling men and women by switching up their wardrobe, redecorating their homes, and offering varying advice on grooming, lifestyle changes, and healthy dieting.
Netflix’s synopsis for Season 4 officially reads: “Queer Eye‘s fearless ambassadors of taste return to Kansas City to bring their infectious brand of self-love, confidence and encouragement to a whole new roster of heroes,” clearly defined staples the show has embodied during its entire run— old and new.
In the words of Van Ness, “try not to cry and try not to lose it.”
Below the trailer can be viewed: