RuPaul’s Drag Race
RuPaul’s Drag Race is an American reality competition television series. The title is a play on drag queen and drag racing, and the title sequence and song both have a drag-racing theme. RuPaul plays the role of host, mentor, and head judge for this series. To date, there have been twelve winners of the show.
About RuPaul’s Drag Race in brief
RuPaul’s Drag Race is an American reality competition television series, the first in the Drag Race Franchise. RuPaul plays the role of host, mentor, and head judge for this series, as contestants are given different challenges each week. To date, there have been twelve winners of the show: BeBe Zahara Benet, Tyra Sanchez, Raja, Sharon Needles, Jinkx Monsoon, Bianca Del Rio, Violet Chachki, Bob the Drag Queen, Sasha Velour, Aquaria, Yvie Oddly and Jaida Essence Hall. The show has become the highest-rated television program on Logo TV, and airs internationally, including in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands and Israel. Season 13, the current season, premiered on January 1, 2021. It has inspired the spin-off shows RuPaul’sDrag U, RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars and RuPauls Secret Celebrity Drag Race. The title is a play on drag queen and drag racing, and the title sequence and song both have a drag-racing theme. It was awarded as a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program in 2018, 2019 and 2020. The final three or four contestants remaining compete in a special finale episode wherein the season’s winner is crowned. The season 12 finale was filmed remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In it, contestants satirically criticize one of the most popular mini challenges, which recurs from season season one. In an episode, contestants impersonate famous celebrities or fictional personas.
For the first time, the series’ head judge has been the first judge since its premiere. Through the show’s fifth season, the winner also received immunity against the following week’s elimination. The winner receives a monetary prize or monetary material or material from the library of RuPaul. The series has been nominated for four Critics’ Choice Television Award including Best Reality Series – Competition and Best Reality Show Host for RuPaul, and was nominated for a Creative Arts Emmy Award. In 2018, the show became the first show to win a Primtime Emmy Award and a Critics’choice Television Award in the same year, a feat it has since repeated. The most popular seasonal challenge is a spoof Match Game, which was popularized by the film Paris Is Burning in the season two premiere. The finale has taken the form of a lip sync tournament before a live audience. The bottom two queens compete in the so-called Lip Sync for Your Life; the winner of the lip sync remains in the competition and the loser is eliminated. The contestant that the judges feel has displayed the most \”charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent\” is the one who advances to the next round of the competition. Some episodes also feature a mini challenge, the prize of which is often an advantage or benefit in the upcoming maxi challenge. In the final episode, the finale was pre-recorded in the studio with no audience.