RuPaul’s Drag Race has sashayed it’s way to VH1 for it’s ninth season, featuring none other than Lady Gaga, and it is coming for all of your edges!
Pamela Post, SVP for Original Programming and Development at Logo says, “Coming off RuPaul’s Emmy win and a ratings record-breaking season of ‘All Stars,’ the fandom around ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ has only continued to swell as we head into season nine.” With that being said, it’s only right that this time around, these Queens will reach an even broader audience as fans can catch all new episodes Fridays on VH1 followed by encores on Logo.
Excited yet? ’Cause there’s more! A ’Race to the Nines’ series marathon will be airing exclusively on Logo, NONSTOP, beginning Sunday, March 19th at 8/7c. During the marathon, fans will also be able to see bonus content and never before seen footage straight off the cutting room floor, including interviews from former contestants, judges, and super fans. Some of these names may ring a bell: Michelle Visage, Bob the Drag Queen, Ginger Minj, Jujubee, Todrick Hall, and Lance Bass will all be on hand. With this roster, you better trust and believe your cup will runneth over with all of the tea, hunty.
The marathon leads into the season nine premiere and as stated by the press release, there will also be “a shocking opening that will go down as one of the most jaw-dropping moments in “Drag Race” herstory. Additionally, it will unveil a court of cut-throat Queens each competing to snatch the crown and strut away with a $100,000 cash prize and the coveted title of “America’s Next Drag Superstar.”
The thirteen Queens are Aja (Brooklyn, NY), Alexis Michelle (New York, NY), Charlie Hides (London, UK), Eureka (Johnson City, TN) Farrah Moan (Las Vegas, NV), Jaymes Mansfield (Madison, WI), Kimora Blac (Las Vegas, NV), Nina Bo’nina Brown (Atlanta, GA), Peppermint (New York, NY), Sasha Velour (Brooklyn, NY), Shea Couleé (Chicago, IL), Trinity Taylor (Orlando, FL), and Valentina (Los Angeles, CA).
In the meantime, take a sneak peek of what you can expect from this daring ninth season of the Emmy Award-winning series.
RuPaul’s Drag Race premieres Friday, March 24th at 8/7c on VH1!