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Unveiling the Glam and Drama: Your Ultimate Guide to RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 16

Get ready for the glitter, the glamour, and the fierce competition because RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 16 is here to sashay into your hearts. As the quest for America’s next drag superstar kicks off, let’s dive into what’s in store for this electrifying season.

Meet the Queens and Feel the Heat:


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This season promises to be extra special with 14 new queens hailing from all corners of the country, vying for the coveted crown and a staggering $200,000. Brace yourselves for a rollercoaster ride of talent, charisma, and sass as these queens battle it out for drag supremacy.

In a nod to fan feedback, the show returns to its beloved 90-minute format, providing even more time to revel in the spectacle. And hold onto your sequins, because Season 16 kicks off with a two-part premiere. Episode 1 introduces us to the first 7 queens, showcasing their charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent in a dazzling talent show challenge. The excitement continues in Episode 2, featuring the remaining queens and their spectacular talents.

But that’s not all – the drama extends beyond the main stage with the return of RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked. Prepare for the tea to be spilled as the queens dish on the week’s fierce competition immediately after each new episode.

When and Where to Catch the Fabulous Action: For those eager to catch the glam spectacle, RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 16 premieres tonight, January 5, at 8 p.m. ET on MTV. The 1 hour and 20-minute extravaganza will be followed by the first episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked, providing an exclusive backstage pass to the queens’ world.

If you’re wondering how to catch the show, fear not. Whether you have cable or prefer streaming, we’ve got you covered. Simply tune into MTV at 8 p.m. ET on Friday nights, or catch it online through the MTV app with your cable credentials. For cord-cutters, live TV streaming services like Sling TV, Philo, Hulu + Live TV, Fubo, and DirecTV Stream have you covered with MTV included in their plans.

Exclusive Scoop: What to Expect and Where to Find It: Curious about Season 16? We’ve got the inside scoop. While Paramount+ won’t host the season until it concludes, you can purchase individual episodes on streaming platforms like Prime Video and Apple TV the day after they air on MTV.

Take a sneak peek at the fierce competition by checking out the Season 16 preview, and get to know the fabulous queens by visiting their Instagram pages.

Star-Studded Judges and 16 Glittering Episodes: Season 16 is pulling out all the stops with an A-list lineup of guest judges. Charlize Theron will grace the premiere as the “extra special guest judge,” joining other luminaries such as Adam Shankman, Becky G, Icona Pop, Isaac Mizrahi, and many more throughout the season.

And the excitement doesn’t end there – prepare for a season-long spectacle with a total of 16 episodes, promising a riveting journey from start to finish.

So, gather your glitter, perfect your werk, and join us as we embark on another unforgettable season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. The runway awaits, and the queens are ready to sashay their way into drag herstory!