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Behind the Rise of RuPaul's Drag Race

I remember thinking, from this moment on, my life will be very different.  ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2017/08/behind-the-rise-of-rupauls-drag-race.html?utm_source=nym&utm_medium=f1&utm_campaign=feed-full

RuPauls Drag Race Emmy Nominations Grow But Still So Much Work To Be Done, Host Says

Last year, RuPaul Charles scooped his first Emmy as host of RuPaul's Drag Race. While that win was the first Emmy recognition for either Charles or the show, this year, their ninth season boasts a grand total of eight nominations. Charles is again nominated for host, while the show is up for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program, and its makeup, hairstyling, costumes, picture editing and casting also merited noms. So why the sudden Emmys bonanza? Possibly, a Season 9  ....Read More... http://deadline.com/2017/08/rupauls-drag-race-emmy-interview-rupaul-charles-vh1-1202148542/

RuPaul Dramedy Finds Home at Hulu

  Ever find yourself wishing you could watch a biopic of RuPaul 's rise from club kid to drag queen to Hollywood icon? You might be in luck! Hulu has signed on to develop a half-hour dramedy based on the events of RuPaul's rise to fame, according to The Hollywood Reporter . The new series will be called   ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/rupaul-dramedy-in-development-hulu/?rss=breakingnews

RuPaul Says 'Drag Race' Tells "Stories of Real Courage" | Reality TV Roundtable

"These are little boys who are ostracized from society and their families a lot times, and here they are blooming and thriving," RuPaul said of the contestants of 'RuPaul's Drag Race.' ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/Z3kHZ4cbMAc/rupaul-says-drag-race-tells-stories-real-courage-reality-tv-roundtable-1012635

RuPaul's Drag Race Winner Sasha Velour on Why Drag Is Powerful, Political Art

I didnt know whether my drag really had what it takes to win. I didnt know whether my drag would even be allowed to win. ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2017/06/rupauls-drag-race-season-9-winner-sasha-velour-interview.html?utm_source=nym&utm_medium=f1&utm_campaign=feed-full

RuPauls Drag Race Season 9 Is Series Most Watched Ever

A record number of viewers watched Americas Next Drag Superstar Sasha Velour take home the crown Friday night. VH1 reported that 859,000 people tuned in to the Season 9 finale, which signaled a 218 percent increase over last seasons finale in the coveted 18-49 demographic. The full season also saw a significant increase over Season 8, with a 122 percent increase in viewers in the same group.   Also Read: What Went Wrong with 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 9? (Commentary)   VH1 also said the show was the highest trending television program on social media Friday, ranking in non-sports, non-news cable categories. The news comes after a record-setting premiere with special guest star Lady Gaga, whichbrought in 987,000 total viewers. That sum doubled its Season 8 premiere and tripled VH1s time slot average. In case you missed the lip sync extravaganza that was the season 9 finale, Sasha Velour the quirky, intellectual queen that stunned with an iconic wig-snatching moment took home the crown, along with $100,000 and the title.  ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/rupauls-drag-race-season-9-ratings/

9 RuPauls Drag Race Season 9 Moments, Ranked From Worst to Best (Videos)

RuPauls Drag Race Season 9 lacked the pizzazz of other seasons. Its unclear if this was due to lackluster contestants, strange editing, or something else entirely. However, what we give this season was that it knew drama. While Season 9 seemed like it was going to be Best Friend Race, it left some of its biggest, most jaw-droppingmoments until the end. In honor of the Friday finale, we look back at some of these and other memorable moments.  ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/9-rupauls-drag-race-season-9-moments/

RuPaul's Drag Race Preview: Who Told Peppermint She'd Never Work Again?

Fridays Drag Race (VH1, 8/7c) promises to be a battle royale not that wed expect anything less from this pack of ambitious queens but before all hell breaks loose, RuPaul is getting to know his final four a little better. First up: Peppermint! TVLine has an exclusive sneak peek at tonights episode, in [] http://tvline.com/2017/06/09/watch-rupauls-drag-race-season-9-episode-12-video-peppermint-drama/

RuPaul's Drag Race Preview: Sasha Faces Off Against Alexis and Shea?

A light shading quickly escalates into an every-queen-for-herself battle on tonights Drag Race (VH1, 8/7c). Just in time for LGBT Pride Month, this weeks episode finds the remaining five contestants competing in a queer culture pageant. And as we all know, where theres rhythmic gymnastics, theresdrama. Honestly, I think the dance element is not your [] http://tvline.com/2017/06/02/watch-rupauls-drag-race-season-9-episode-11-video-alexis-sasha-fight/

Drag Race's Nina Brown: I Checked Out During My Lip Sync

I do hate all the fans who act like theyve never been down before. ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2017/05/rupauls-drag-race-season-9-nina-bonina-brown.html?mid=full-rss-vulture