RuPaul's Drag Race UK commissioned for second series

Brenda Watkins
November 8, 2019

A runaway accomplishment on the BBC Three iPlayer, season 1 has been noticed greater than 6.5 a number of occasions, with two distinctive singles - recorded as a serious facet of an ongoing music problem - moreover anticipated to go away a mark on the world with reputable positions on the British diagrams towards the end of this present week due to strong computerized offers.

RuPaul said: "I want to thank the BBC and all our fans for their overwhelming support of RuPaul's Drag Race UK. Let the search for the next group of queens begin".

Three has announced that the hugely popular British version of the drag queen spectacle - which now sees Michelle Visage, chat show host Graham Norton and comedian Alan Carr as regular judges - will be back on screens next year as the first season, which concludes on November 21, has proved such a huge hit with the nation.

RuPaul's Drag Race UK will return in 2020 for a second season, it's been confirmed.

'This season's queens proved that Britain's Got Charisma Uniqueness Nerve and Talent and I want to see more!

Keep an eye out for the second season of RuPaul's Drag Race U.K, premiering in 2020.

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BBC Three has also opened auditions to start searching for the next crop of queens.

RuPaul's Drag Race UK is an 8x60' World of Wonder production for BBC Three.

The US version of Drag Race has been nominated for 29 Emmys and has won 13, including awards for best reality-competition programme and host in 2018. But hurry, applications need to be in by Friday November 15, 2019.

RuPaul's sass and charisma played a major role in making the show a hit, but the United Kingdom judges have done a brilliant job of giving the current series a very British spin, with Alan Carr and Graham Norton delivering plenty of finger snap-worthy one-liners.

Executive producers are RuPaul Charles, Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Sally Miles and Bruce McCoy, while the BBC commissioning editor is Ruby Kuraishe. It all turned out so "much bettah" than we could have imagined, from working with BBC Three to the United Kingdom queens' boundless talents.

The first ever United Kingdom version of the show is in the middle of its debut season, with the finale on 21 November. It was commissioned by Phillips and Fiona Campbell, controller of BBC Three.

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