BBC Three revs up more 'Drag Race UK'

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Drag Race was brought to the United Kingdom for the first time last month in search for a charismatic queen. "Here's to another season of love, laughter and light!"

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.

The show's host, RuPaul Charles, said: "I want to thank the BBC and all our fans for their overwhelming support of RuPaul's Drag Race UK".

RuPaul's Drag Race UK has garnered much attention since it aired but now the popular show has confirmed it's second series on BBC Three.

The RuPaul's Drag Race franchise is available in 193 countries through network partners and World of Wonder's streaming service, WOW Presents Plus.

The UK edition of the RuPaul-led long-running drag queen reality television series, which is now mid-season, got renewed for a second season by the BBC as of Wednesday (November 6).

Now that the show has dug its killer heels firmly into British soil, BBC Three has opened applications to find a new school of queens to serve Olympian levels of realness on RuPaul's runway.


The series has been nominated in the USA for a record-breaking 29 Emmys with 13 wins ad it became the first series to win Best Reality-Competition past year.

The closing date for applications is Friday 15th November 2019. This season's queens proved that Britain's Got Charisma Uniqueness Nerve and Talent and I want to see more!

Following the season 1 finale on November 21, season 2 is ready to debut in some unspecified time in the future in 2020.

Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, World of Wonder Co-Founders and Executive Producers, enthused: "RuPaul's Drag Race UK has legs and we could not be more thrilled". It all turned out so "much bettah" than we could have imagined, from working with BBC Three to the United Kingdom queens' boundless talents.

Fans of the show will be familiar with the sorts of challenges we might see in a second run.

The 8 x 60-minute series was commissioned by Fiona Campbell, controller for BBC Three, and Kate Phillips, controller for BBC Entertainment.

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