List of episodes. The first season of RuPaul's Drag Race, later referred to as RuPaul's Drag Race: The Lost Season Ru-Vealed, premiered in the United States on February 2, 2009, on Logo. Nine contestants were selected to compete in the running of becoming "America's Next Drag Superstar." The first season was filmed during the summer of 2008.No. OverallNo. In SeasonTitleOriginal Air Date11"Drag on a Dime"February 2, 2009 ( 2009-02-02)22"Girl Group Challenge"February 9, 2009 ( 2009-02-09)33"Queens of All Media"February 16, 2009 ( 2009-02-16)44"Mac Viva-Glam Challenge"February 23, 2009 ( 2009-02-23)
The contestant/team was eliminated after their first time lip-syncing.The contestant/team was eliminated after their second time lip-syncing.The contestant/team was eliminated after their fourth time lip-syncing.
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Listed in chronological order: 1. Rachel Hunter, actress and reality television show host 2. Ross Mathews, comedian and television personality 3. Busy Philipps, actress 4. Vicki Lawrence, actress, comedian, and singer 5. Rachel Dratch, actress and comedian 6. Janice Dickinson, model, photographer, author, and talent agent 7. Mary Wilson, singer, author, and actress 8. Rosie Perez, actress, dancer, choreographer, director, and community activist 9. Wendi McLendon-Covey, actress, writer, producer and comedian 10. Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, actress and television hostess 11. Beth Ditto, singer, songwriter and model 12. Cheri Oteri, actress and comedian
Latrice Royale and Manila Luzon competed again on the fourth season of All Stars. Manila ended up finishing in 6th place while Latrice placed 5th overall. Alexis Mateo and Jujubee competed on the fifth season of All Stars. Alexis placed 5th while Jujubee was a runner-up. Pandora Boxx and Yara Sofia came back for the sixth season of All Stars. Yara won the first challenge but was sent home on the fourth episode, ending up in 10th place, while Pandora was sent home on the eighth episode in 6th place.RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars on the Internet Movie Database
episodes. RuPaul's Drag Race is an American reality competition television series produced by World of Wonder for Logo TV. The show documents RuPaul in his search for "America's next drag superstar." Queen RuPaul plays the roles of host, mentor, and source of inspiration for this series, as contestants are given different challenges each week.SeasonEpisodesOriginally Aired(first Aired)Originally Aired(last Aired)16January 1, 2021 ( 2021-01-01)April 23, 2021 ( 2021-04-23)14February 28, 2020 ( 2020-02-28)May 29, 2020 ( 2020-05-29)14February 28, 2019 ( 2019-02-28)May 30, 2019 ( 2019-05-30)14March 22, 2018 ( 2018-03-22)June 28, 2018 ( 2018-06-28)
Indonesia: In Indonesia, season 1 to season 13 of the programme were available on Netflix, alongside the Christmas spectacular; As of the release of All Stars, only season 4 and 5 is available. Netflix also aired Untucked season 10 episodes one day after they air in the USA. UK: E4 aired season 1 in 2009, followed by season 2 in 2010.
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The cast was announced on 21 August 2019 via YouTube and Instagram. Ages, names, and cities stated are at time of filming.The contestant was eliminated after their first time lip-syncing.The contestant was eliminated after their second time lip-syncing.The contestant was eliminated after the final lip-sync of the season.
Listed in chronological order: 1. Andrew Garfield, actor 2. Maisie Williams, actress, internet entrepreneur 3. Twiggy, model, actress, and singer 4. Geri Halliwell, singer, songwriter, author, actress, fashion designer, model and television personality 5. Jade Thirlwall, singer, songwriter 6. Cheryl, singer, television personality, dancer, and author 7. Michaela Coel, actress, singer
The series received very positive reviews from critics, with The Guardian describing the series as having "saved RuPaul's Drag Race" as the recent seasons have had a less than positive reception. In their review of the series, iNewsawarded the series "five stars" and described it as a "roaring success", despite criticising its omission of a stand-up comedy challenge. In a more critical review, Vulturestated in its review of the finale that although the season "may have hit some true highs... it couldn’t save Drag Race from its worst impulses".
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- "Drag On A Dime" Airdate: February 2, 2009. Synopsis: Nine contestants must re-invent their glam drag looks using thrift store clothing and tschotchkes from the 99-cent store.
- "Girl Group Challenge" Airdate: February 9, 2009. Synopsis: Wigs fly when the contestants split up into 2 rival girl groups, something guest judge Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child would know plenty about.
- "Queens of All Media" Airdate: February 16, 2009. Synopsis: The queens are tested on their multi-media prowess as they show off their talents as newscaster, product spokesperson, and talk show host to RuPaul and guest judge Debra Wilson of MADtv.
- "Mac Viva-Glam Challenge" Airdate: February 23, 2009. Synopsis: Hoping to follow in the footsteps of MAC Cosmetics' first Viva Glam girl, RuPaul, the queens make their own Viva Glam screen test.
- "The Royal Queens" Airdate: October 3, 2019. Synopsis: RuPaul brings the award-winning global phenomenon to the UK for the first time. Ten of the country’s most fabulous drag queens will compete in the Olympics of drag in the hope that RuPaul, queen of queens, will crown them as the UK’s first Drag Race Superstar.
- "Downton Draggy" Airdate: October 10, 2019. Synopsis: This week the queens’ acting skills are put to the test as they star in a sumptuous new comedy costume drama - Downton Draggy.
- "Posh On A Penny" Airdate: October 17, 2019. Synopsis: This week RuPaul tests the queens’ sewing skills and fashion sense, as they are challenged to create show-stopping outfits from junk found at a car boot sale.
- "The Snatch Game" Airdate: October 24, 2019. Synopsis: This week the queens take on the iconic Snatch Game challenge, where they must deliver their best celebrity impersonations against a classic TV game show backdrop.