Emmy Award-winning “RuPaul’s Drag Race” shattered records on Friday night with its most watched episode ever. Nearly one million viewers tuned in for the season nine premiere which tripled the time slot on VH1, while more than doubling last season’s debut.
Additionally, the pop culture phenomenon broke the internet becoming the #1 most social show on television. Friday’s telecast scored the series its highest twitter volume ever, and trended worldwide during the broadcast.
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” is produced by World of Wonder Productions with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Steven Corfe, Mandy Salangsang and RuPaul Charles serving as Executive Producers. Tim Palazzola serves as Executive Producer for Logo.
Special guests for this Friday’s second episode airing at 8 PM ET/PT include Lisa Kudrow and the B-52s. Expect a conclusion to the shocking premiere cliffhanger.
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