Fans can rest easy tonight knowing their fave RuPaul’s Drag Race series are officially coming back for another season
On Monday, August 21, Paramount announced that RuPaul’s Drag Race has been officially renewed for a 16th season on MTV. The RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked companion series has also been picked up for a new season.
Additionally, RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars has been renewed for season nine on Paramount+. The All Stars version of Untucked also received a green light.
The upcoming season of the hit drag competition show will mark 15 years of RuPaul’s Drag Race being on the air.
The news comes after it was announced Drag Race received a total of nine Primetime Emmy nominations in 2023. That’s more than any other reality competition show this year.
In the past, the program has been nominated in categories such as Outstanding Reality Competition Program and Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program.
The herstory making franchise has already taken home several trophies, officially making RuPaul the most-awarded Black artist in Emmy history.
The latter category is one we’ve seen RuPaul win for several consecutive years.
Fans previously saw Sasha Colby take home the Season 15 crown. "This goes to every trans person, past, present, and future," she said at the time, following her win, "because we are not going anywhere".
The has become a beacon of hope during a summer of anti-drag bills and senseless LGBTQ+ violence.
For now, producers are keeping specifics such as premiere dates and casting under wraps. However, fans are likely already predicting who might return for another go at the crown on RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars.Have you heard the news?! The Morgan McMichaels X Drag Society Box is officially out! Run to Dragsociety.com to avoid missing out on this fab curation!