VH1 expands its Emmy(R) Award-winning franchise with “RuPaul’s Drag Race: Vegas Revue” premiering Friday, August 21st at 8PM ET/PT
New docu-series follows six iconic alumni as they take on Sin City’s “RuPaul’s Drag Race Live!” residency
VH1 today announced the expansion of the Emmy(R) Award-winning “Drag Race” franchise with a six episode new docu-series, “RuPaul’s Drag Race: Vegas Revue” premiering Friday, August 21st at 8PM ET/PT. Cameras follow six legendary drag queens in their professional and personal journeys as they take on Las Vegas in a brand new “RuPaul’s Drag Race Live!” residency. The cast includes season 11 winner Yvie Oddly, and iconic queens Asia O’Hara, Derrick Barry, Kameron Michaels, Naomi Smalls and Vanessa “Vanjie” Mateo.
“RuPaul’s Drag Race: Vegas Revue” brings viewers behind the scenes of a jaw-dropping live stage show as it launches on the world famous Las Vegas strip. The series gives fans a deeper look into the lives of their favorite queens as they showcase the charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent it takes to pull off groundbreaking performances in front of a live audience.
Don’t miss an extended first look at the trailer for “RuPaul’s Drag Race: Vegas Revue” during the epic finale of “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” airing Friday, July 24th at 8PM ET/PT on VH1. For the final challenge before snatching a crown and a spot in the “Drag Race Hall of Fame,” the top All Stars must write, record and perform a verse of RuPaul’s sassy new single “Clap Back.” Plus, past queens return to pop off!
“RuPaul’s Drag Race: Vegas Revue” is produced by World of Wonder Productions with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Danielle King, and RuPaul Charles serving as Executive Producers. Tim Palazzola and Todd Radnitz serve as Executive Producers for VH1 and Jen Passovoy serves as Producer.
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On the heels of the franchise's 11 Emmy(R) nominations, VH1 greenlights new seasons of "RuPaul's Drag Race," "RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked," and "RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race"
The global phenomenon celebrated its most watched episode ever this year
New York, NY - August 23, 2021 - On the heels of an impressive 11 Emmy(R) Award nominations across the franchise, VH1 today announced that "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked" have been greenlit for new seasons. The record breaking competition series, "RuPaul's Drag Race", will introduce a new group of talented queens for an iconic 14th season. The Emmy(R) nominated after-show, "RuPaul's Drag Race Untucked" also returns, airing each week after brand new episodes of "Drag Race."
Additionally, "RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race" has been greenlit for a second season, giving a new batch of unexpected celebrities the chance to become "America's Next Celeb Drag Superstar" and donate to the charity of their choice.
"I am extremely grateful to all the amazing and talented Drag Race queens - past, present and future - that continue to inspire us to find new ways to tell their stories," said five-time Emmy(R) Award-winning Host and Executive Producer, RuPaul. "Through love, light and laughter, they remind all of us that the most powerful thing you can do is to become the image of your own imagination."
The season 13 grand finale of "RuPaul's Drag Race" saw the final 4 queens, Gottmik, Kandy Muse, Symone and Rosé battle it out for the title of "America's Next Drag Superstar." Symone was crowned winner with LaLa Ri named as reigning "Miss Congeniality." The season also garnered multiple viewership milestones including the premiere which was the most watched episode in franchise history and a series high on share for the finale with a 4.6 L3. Additionally, season 13 was the #2 most social cable program of 2021 thus far.
Throughout the month of August in Los Angeles, fans can sashay down to Melrose & North La Jolla Avenue to visit the "RuPaul's Drag Race" mural from artist Antonio Rael. Guests who visit the mural can upload their photo to their story, reel, or Instagram using the hashtag #DragRaceFYCMural and tag @RuPaulsDragRace and @lalgbtcenter. For each post with the hashtag and tags, VH1 will make a donation, up to a total donation of $5,000, to the Los Angeles LGBT Center.
Viewers will get to relive the season 13 eleganza with a marathon viewing event on Monday, August 23, 2021 beginning at 6 a.m. ET on Logo.
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"RuPaul's Drag Race," "RuPaul's Drag Race Untucked" and "RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race" are produced by World of Wonder Productions.
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