8 drag queen shows to stream this weekend


TV looking dull these days? Then bring some color into your watchlist with our list of must-watch drag queen shows to strema while you’re stuck inside. These glamorous, dramatic and hilarious finds feature some of the most fearless drag queens in the business. And with the pop culture explosion of drag right now, there’s more campy and quirky queer content to stream than ever before.

Whether you‚Äôre in the mood for something fun or feisty, real or really real, scripted or unscripted, there is something for you

RuPaul's Drag Race

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jf5IU7GmuI
YouTube: RuPaul's Drag Race Season 12 Trailer

The Hail Mary of drag shows on television, "RuPaul's Drag Race" has just finished filming its 13th season. Until the 2021 premiere, relive each season of drama and root for your favorite queens!

There‚Äôs a reason why Drag Race stands the test of time, wins tons of Emmys, and launches dozens of careers. This is the show to watch whether you‚Äôre in the mood for emotional confessions, sickening performances, LOL moments, and literally everything in between. The show does it all.

Be sure to check out several of the spin-offs of the ground-breaking show.

Where to Watch: Hulu

Wig

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VreU6LW43MA
YouTube: "Wig" official trailer

Directed by Chris Moukarbel (Gaga: Five Foot Two and Banksy Does New York), this documentary tells the story of Wigstock, an annual LGBTQ+ festival hosted by drag performer Lady Bunny that took place in New York City for nearly two decades.

Lady Bunny and RuPaul are close friends and Wig features unseen footage showing a very young Ru who had just arrived in New York City. The documentary also focuses on the revival of Wigstock, with performances from some of the drag world's finest acts like Bianca Del Rio, Alaska, Willam, Sharon Needles, and Latrice Royale.

Where to watch: HBO Max

AJ and the Queen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfvnMu0maM8
YouTube: "AJ and the Queen" official trailer

RuPaul stars in this outrageous series as a down-on-her-luck drag queen, Ruby Red traveling across America in an RV with a tough-talking 10-year-old stowaway. Ruby gets a chance to step back into the spotlight along the way, and AJ comes up with a crafty plan to earn some extra cash. Mama Ru treats us to another series that is sure to make us laugh, cry, and smile throughout each episode.

Where to watch: Netflix

Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9rUUsnWIDo
YouTube: "Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts" official trailer

An intimate portrait of "RuPaul's Drag Race" alumnus Trixie Mattel, shed's light on her relationship with drag. Amid the performances, Trixie also deals with personal struggles. "Moving Parts" looks into the life of one of today's most popular drag queen and shows that maybe not all the glitters is gold.

Where to watch: Netflix

We're Here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87H4jvAPbMs
YouTube: We're Here official trailer

Drag entertainers Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O'Hara, and Shangela travel to small cities and towns across the country. There, they transform everyday locals into fierce drag queens. The top queens inspire and teach their "drag daughters" and viewers at home to step outside their comfort zone.

Where to watch: HBO Max

Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Resurrection

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iz5xmdHfOqk&t=1s
YouTube: "Boulet Brothers' Dragula: Resurrection" official trailer

Calling all horror flick hotties! The Boulet Brother's take the competitive spirit of "RuPaul's Drag Race" and put a spooky spin on it. Ten queens must slay the competition to be crowned the world's next drag super monster! This series is jam-packed with more drama, shade, and scares to get you in a festive mood just in time for Halloween!

Where to watch: Netflix

Dancing Queen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lVmgf6vT-w
YouTube: "Dancing Queen" official trailer

Justin Johnson has made a name for himself as drag artist Alyssa Edwards, rising to fame on "RuPaul's Drag Race." When he's not on stage performing, he teaches at his young students at his Beyond Belief Dance Company. Follow Justin in his hometown of Mesquite, Texas where he juggles his dance life, drag life, family life and love life.

Where to watch: Netflix

Dragnificent!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBjsC_mKg1M
YouTube: ET Canada "Dragnificent" preview

Inspired by the short "Drag Me Down the Aisle," "Dragnificent" is what fairytales are made of. Alexis Michelle, BeBe Zahara, Jujubee, and Thorgy Thor act as fairy drag mothers. The quartet helps a Plain Jane without a sense of style, transforming her into her best, most gorgeous, show-stopping self.

Where to watch: Hulu

Nothing like an ultra-glamorous and drama-filled drag queen show to escape the quarantine blues!


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