Los Angeles, CA (Variety) — VH1 announced on Wednesday that “RuPaul's Drag Race” will return for Season 13 on Jan. 1, 2021, at 8 p.m. ET/PT, with a brand new cast that features the show's first trans man contestant.
The after-show “RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked” will premiere immediately after at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT.
Season 13 of “Drag Race” shot late last summer under full COVID-19 protocols. “Competing safely and fiercely, our 13 queens proved that it takes more than a global pandemic to keep a good queen down,” said host and executive producer RuPaul in a statement.
The Season 13 cast includes:
Denali: From Chicago, Denali has worked as a professional figure skater, and incorporates those skills into her drag.
Elliott with 2 Ts: As a Las Vegas queen, Elliott is a dancing showgirl with an '80s aesthetic.
Gottmik: This Los Angeles-based makeup artist is the first out trans man to compete on “RuPaul's Drag Race;” in July, Gottmik appeared on the cover of Out magazine with fellow trans pioneer Gigi Gorgeous.
Joey Jay: Another dancer, Joey hails from Phoenix, Ariz., and boats “unmatched rhinestoning skills.”
Kahmora Hall: As a drag sister to Season 12 winner Jaida Essence … — Adam B. Vary/@Variety
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