Start your engines, RuPaul’s Drag Race fans: there’s a new competition in town. After The Season 14 premiere became one of the series’ highest-rated debuts in years, drag legend RuPaulAnother Drag Race spinoff that will gather together some of the world’s finest charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent and draw serious interest from potential judges.
The core show can also be referred to as “the” ‘Olympics of drag,’But the latest spinoff seems to be better deserving of this title. Entertainment WeeklyIt has been reported that RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Versus The WorldThe show will feature nine queens, who all have appeared in previous seasons. The contestants will battle it out for the global crown and a grand prize yet to be revealed. Although the format is not yet confirmed, it will likely follow the existing model of weekly eliminations and maxi challenges.
The plethora Drag RaceFive spinoff series will also be representedThe UK Versus The World. The “host country,”The United Kingdom has the highest number of contestants for the top position. Drag Race UKBlu Hydrangea, Cheryl Hole, Baga Chipz and Cheryl Hole are all alumni who will all be playing for the home team in merry old England. They finished Season 1 in the 3rd, 4th and 5th places, respectively.
Jujubee veterans will be side by side with the United States. Season 10/All Stars4 alum Mo Heart (formerly Monique Heart). Jujubee, who competed in Season 2 on the original, will be a familiar face for long-time viewers. Drag RaceSeasons 1 through 5 All Stars. She was also a contestant during the first season. Queens of the UniverseThe reality series ‘The X Factor’ is best described as a mix of RuPaul’s franchise, and ‘The YES Show. American Idol.
Two past contestants Canada’s Drag RaceLemon and Jimbo, Season 1 graduates, are also up for the title. They were unable to win the title of runner-up, much like their British counterparts. The cast is rounded out by Janey Jacké from the inaugural season of Drag Race Holland Pangina Heals Drag Race Thailand. Oh, y’all wanted a twist? Pangina Heals was a judge, not a contestant on the first season. She’ll be the first ever contestant to have judged an iteration of the show before entering the competition.
And, of course, it wouldn’t be RuPaul’s Drag RaceWithout RuPaul. Emmy-winning TV personalityThe judges will be back to review the series alongside Michelle VisageGraham Norton and Alan Carr.
The Season 1 premiere RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Versus The World On February 1, at 4 PM ET, WOW Presents Plus will broadcast the special. The 14th season of WOW Presents Plus is a milestone. RuPaul’s Drag RaceVH1 currently airs this program on Fridays at 8 PM ET.