Which Season of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ is Airing Exclusively on Showtime?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Contestants attend Meet the Queens of

There’s a season of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars coming to Showtime, nevertheless it is probably not what some followers predict. What’s subsequent for RuPaul, her Emmy award-winning actuality collection, and future spin-off collection? Why isn’t it premiering on VH1, together with season 12? Here’s what we learn about the way forward for RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars and its debut on the tv community, Showtime.

Contestants attend Meet the Queens of 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars' by VH1 at TRL Studios
Contestants attend Meet the Queens of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars’ by VH1 at TRL Studios | Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket by way of Getty Images

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ season 12 premieres throughout February 2020

This actuality collection is sashaying to a brand new tv community. With season 12 of RuPaul’s Drag Race premiering February 2020, RuPaul is already seeking to the long run, saying that the subsequent tv community housing Drag Race-associated content material is Showtime.

However, some followers surprise if Showtime’s season will likely be All-Stars 5 or a totally new and recent model of this actuality competitors present. Still, Deadline reassures followers that this season provides former contestants a “second chance to earn the crown, win a cash prize of $100,000 and an opportunity to leave their legacy in the ‘Drag Race Hall of Fame.’”

RuPaul introduced the subsequent season of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars’ is coming to a brand new tv community — Showtime

With a number of spin-off collection’ already launched and out there for binge-watching, some followers suspect that this spin-off may comply with a unique format than earlier seasons of All-Stars. Because Deadline reviews it is a “special season,” viewers speculate this might be the premiere of Celebrity Drag Race, a collection teased by former contestant Trixie Mattel and RuPaul herself.

RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars is a culture-defining present that matches completely throughout the modern programming Showtime presents in each scripted and unscripted,” mentioned Jana Winograde, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc, in line with Deadline.

“We are excited to take advantage of our relationship with our new sister company VH1 to present a special edition of this sensational series and bring in this passionate and robust fanbase,” she continued. “It’s the latest example of how we can leverage our combined portfolio to provide new experiences for our audience.”

When does this particular season of ‘Drag Race’ premiere on Showtime?

Showtime’s season of Drag Race premieres after season 12, and simply in time for Pride season. Deadline reviews this “special season” premieres on June 5 at eight pm ET/PT, proper after the season finale of season 12 of RuPaul’s Drag Race on VH1.

There’s no phrase, nevertheless, if or when it’ll make its debut on different tv networks, Logo or VH1, or on World of Wonder’s streaming platform, WOW Presents Plus. (Although some seasons are RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked are housed on that subscription service.)

This shouldn’t be the primary time RuPaul’s Emmy award-winning tv present made the swap to a brand new tv community. While some seasons have been initially and completely out there on Logo, the collection made the swap to VH1 a number of years in the past. There’s the place the 12th season of Drag Race will premiere, on Feb. 28, 2020.

Season 12 of RuPaul’s Drag Race premieres Friday, Feb. 28 at eight p.m. EDT on VH1.

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