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RuPaul's Drag Race is a reality competition series produced by World of Wonder for the Logo TV Network. It is also the subject of this wiki. Drag superstar RuPaul is the host, mentor, main judge and inspiration for this series, which details RuPaul's search for "America's Next Drag Superstar".

The show was greenlit in May 2008 and premiered on February 2, 2009 on Logo in the US. The show has been aired on Australia, Brasil, Canada, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Latin America, Spain, Sweden, the Philippines and the UK; the streaming service Netflix haves from Season 2 to Season 7 available on their online contents.
Since Season 9, the reality airs on VH1 network, with reprises on LogoTV.

There have been nine seasons to date, two All Stars seasons, and also nine seasons of Untucked.

The show was marked as the most watched series on Logo in its first season, and it became the most streamed series ever on LogoTV.com during its second.

The title of the show is a play on drag queen and racing, with the title sequence and theme song "Drag Race - Original Theme", both having a "drag racing" theme.

Judges

See: Judges
Judges

In addition to RuPaul, each season of Drag Race has featured two other regular judges. Additionally, each episode has guest judges who only appear in that episode.

Programs Related

All Stars

See: RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race (Season 1) and RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race (Season 2)
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All Stars series are special seasons in which past contestants compete for a spot in the Drag Race Hall of Fame. The show's format is similar to the regular series, with challenges and a panel of judges. The first season started six months after the finale of Season 4, and 12 queens from the first four seasons competed. The second season aired in 2016, a few months after the Season 8 finale, and 10 queens from Season 2 to Season 7 competed.

Untucked

See: RuPaul's Drag Race Untucked
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RuPaul's Drag Race Untucked is a companion series that airs after the main series. The focus of the series is footage of the queens' conversations while backstage during the judges' deliberations. Sometimes there is also bonus footage from the workroom or runway.

RuPaul's Drag U

See: RuPaul's Drag U
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RuPaul's Drag U is a spin-off that ran from 2010 to 2012. In each episode, three women were paired with former Drag Race contestants, now known as "Drag Professors", who give them drag makeovers and help them to access their "inner divas".

Series Overview

Season Episodes Originally aired
Premiere Finale
1 9 February 2, 2009 March 23, 2009
2 12 February 1, 2010 April 26, 2010
3 16 January 24, 2011 May 2, 2011
4 14 January 30, 2012 April 30, 2012
AS1 6 October 22, 2012 November 26, 2012
5 14 January 28, 2013 May 6, 2013
6 14 February 24, 2014 May 19, 2014
7 14 March 2, 2015 June 1, 2015
8 10 March 7, 2016 May 16, 2016
AS2 9 August 25, 2016 October 27, 2016
9 14 March 24, 2017 TBA, 2017

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