He's a Lady

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He's a Lady
Genre Reality
Created by Tom Campbell
Bryan Hale
Written by Tom Campbell
Bryan Hale
Directed by Stephen W. Alvarez
Katherine Brooks
Glenn GT Taylor
Presented by Tony Frassrand
Judges Morgan Fairchild
Debbie Matenopoulos
John Salley
Composer(s) Michael Lloyd
Greg O'Connor
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 6
Executive producer(s) Tom Campbell
Kathleen French
Dean Minerd
Robert Riesenberg
Douglas Ross
Greg Stewart
Producer(s) Joycelyn Di Palma
Babette Pepaj
Editor(s) Craig Anglin
Anne-Marie Hess
Andrew P. Jones
Production company(s) Evolution Film & Tape
Original network TBS
Original release October 19, 2004 (2004-10-19) – November 14, 2004 (2004-11-14)
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He's a Lady is an American reality television show that aired on TBS from October to November 2004. The premise of the show involves eleven men cross-dressing as women in order to win $250,000. The show's name is a reference to Tom Jones's 1971 hit song, "She's a Lady".

The show is hosted by Tony Frassrand, and produced by Evolution Film & Tape, Inc. and Full Circle Entertainment.

Show format[edit]

The eleven contestants were originally told that they would be competing on a show named All American Man, where they would participate in physical and mental competitions. The inevitable reality television catch is that they are actually competing with each other to act as effeminately as possible.

To accomplish this goal, the contestants are required to violate a number of taboos relating to traditional gender roles. They participate in activities traditionally regarded as exclusively "female", including:

Each week, the contestants' performances were judged by a panel of celebrity judges. The panel included Morgan Fairchild, John Salley, and Debbie Matenopoulos. The show ended with a beauty pageant, when the contestants answered the question, "What, as a lady, have you learned about being a man?"[1]

The final three contestants were Donnell (ended second runner up), Albert (ended first runner up) and David. David ultimately won the $250,000 prize.


Theme Lyrics (used through episodes 2-6):

Well, he's tough and tall and tan,

He's a macho manly man.

He's very burly!

But he's taken off his jock,

puttin' on a fancy frock.

and now he's...Girly!

He's a Lady!

Oh, no, no, He's a Lady!

Now he's in shock,

'cause He's a Lady!

and it's blowing his mind.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "He's a Lady - The Show". tbssuperstation.com. Retrieved 17 October 2010. 

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