Celebrity drag queen RuPaul hosts this elimination-style reality contest that's one part "America's Next Top Model" and two parts fabulous.
Runtime: 60 minutes
RuPaul's Drag Race - RuPaul's Drag Race (season 7) - Netflix
The seventh season of RuPaul's Drag Race began airing on March 2, 2015. RuPaul and Michelle Visage returned as judges, while the space previously occupied by Santino Rice was filled by new additions Ross Mathews and Carson Kressley. Matthews and Kressley were only both present for the season premiere and took turns sharing judging responsibilities. Shawn Morales, a member of the Pit Crew since the third season and Simon Sherry-Wood, a member in the sixth season, did not appear this season and were replaced by Bryce Eilenberg. Like the previous two seasons of RuPaul's Drag Race, the season featured 14 contestants competing for the title of “America's Next Drag Superstar”, a one-year supply of Anastasia Beverly Hills cosmetics and a cash prize of 100,000 dollars. The season premiere debuted with a live and same-day viewership of 350,000, a 20% increase from the previous season. On March 20, 2015, it was announced that LogoTV had given the series an early renewal for an eighth season. The theme song played during the runway segment every episode was “Sissy That Walk”. Season 6 also featured “Sissy That Walk” as a runway song, making Season 7 the only season to reuse a runway song. The song played during the closing credits was “Fly Tonight”, both songs from the album Born Naked. The winner of the seventh season of RuPaul's Drag Race was Violet Chachki, with Ginger Minj and Pearl being the runners-up. Ginger Minj and Katya competed on the second season of All Stars. Ginger placed 8th overall and Katya was runner-up with season 5 contestant Detox. Kennedy Davenport and Trixie Mattel competed on the third season of All Stars. Kennedy was the runner-up, while Trixie won the competition.
RuPaul's Drag Race - Contestant progress - Netflix
The contestant won RuPaul's Drag Race. The contestants were the runners-up. The contestant was voted Miss Congeniality by viewers. The contestant won a challenge. The contestant received positive judges' critiques but was ultimately declared safe. The contestant received judges' critiques but was ultimately declared safe. The contestant received negative judges' critiques but was ultimately declared safe. The contestant won entry back into the competition. The contestant came back for a chance to win re-entry into the competition and lost. The contestant was in the bottom two. The contestant was eliminated. The contestant returned as a guest for the finale episode.
RuPaul's Drag Race - References - Netflix