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RuPaul's Drag Race Moves To MTV, Global All Stars In The Works

After eight seasons on Logo, and six seasons on VH1, drag competition series RuPaul's Drag Race will pack it's bags and sashay over to MTV for it's fifteenth season.

While we wait on Bob the Drag Queen pins and Sharon Needles for the trailer to drop, and for the official cast announcement of queens who will be competing for the season 15 crown, MTV also RuVealed that the new season premieres on January 6, the same day Mamaru will release her 15th studio album Black Butta.

Season 15 will also include a new season of Untucked, and will also air it's 200th episode.

"When I hear season 15 of RuPaul's Drag Race, I have to pinch myself — I just won't tell you where," RuPaul said in a prior statement. "We never take for granted the opportunity we've been given to showcase drag excellence and tell authentic queer stories. Thank you to the fans, World of Wonder, VH1, our cast and crew, and most of all, our brave and beautiful queens."

Drag Race's reach for world domination has no bounds, as Viacom/CBS also has international spin-offs in Brazil, Germany, and Mexico in the works, that will air on MTV and Paramount+ in their respective territories, as well as a new Global All Stars competition (Jujubee, send in your audition tape).

RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race has been renewed for a third season, and will air sometime in 2023 on VH1.

"World of Wonder is delighted to expand its partnership with MTV Entertainment Studios," said World of Wonder CEOs Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato in a press statement. "Drag Race is about universal themes of love, self-expression, and acceptance, and there has never been a more important time than now for these ideas to be expressed internationally. Thanks to Chris McCarthy, Nina L. Diaz and their incredible team at MTV Entertainment Studios, we are honored to continue our mission to showcase the artistry of drag in different languages, and cultures around the world."

As much as I'm starting to feel a bit fatigued by all the Drag Race spin-off's (you can catch all the international Drag Race shows on WOW Presents Plus), I'm actually quite curious to see how Drag Race Brazil, Germany and Global All Stars turns out.

In my opinion, a lot of the spin offs have been disappointing except for Drag Race Espana, and like UK vs The World, Canada's Drag Race: Canada vs The World has become one giant snoozefest.

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