RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 5 release date: When is the new series out?

RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars on Showtime is a spin-off to the original Drag Race series which shines a light on the wonderful world of drag. The show brings back contestants who have previously competed on the Drag Race series. The queens then fight for the crown and a chance to win $100,000.

When is Ru-Paul’s Drag Race All-Stars season 5 out?

The fan-favourite queens from past seasons of the original Drag-Race series will be back for the premiere of season five on June 5 in America.

Bosses behind the show have announced this year’s series will be a special edition, and fans of the drag world are excited to get involved.

RuPaul and the rest of the crew have not yet announced which queens will be featuring, but some big names are expected to return.

Five winners have been revealed so far across the series including Chad Michaels, Alaska, Trixie Mattel, and tied winners Trinity the Truck and Monét X Change.

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This year the series will be switching US networks, it will be leaving VH1 and moving to Showtime.

The main Drag Race series will remain on VH1 and season 12 is about to air on February 28, much to the delight of fans.

Showtime Networks president of entertainment Jana Winograde told Digital Spy: “RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars is a culture-defining show that fits perfectly within the contemporary programming Showtime offers in both scripted and unscripted.

“We are excited to take advantage of our relationship with our new sister company VH1 to present a special edition of this sensational series and bring in this passionate and robust fanbase.

“It’s the latest example of how we can leverage our combined portfolio to provide new experiences for our audience.”

For fans in the UK wanting to watch the new series of All-Stars, they could be waiting a while.

Season four of the spin-off series only launched on Netflix back in December, so the new series may be arriving at the end of this year.

Fans in the UK have been enjoying the debut series of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, which saw The Vivienne taking the crown.

The series is available in full on BBC Three at the moment and fellow queens are loving the UK’s first series.

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The All-Stars show is a reality competition set in America and hosted by drag legend RuPaul.

In the series the contestants battle against each other for a place in the Drag Race Hall of Fame.

Each episode contains a number of mini-challenges and the winners of these are rewarded with some kind of advantage in the main challenge.

Main challenges vary and can include making costumes, performing dances, recording commercials and more.

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Judges on the show include RuPaul’s close friend Michelle Visage, who also judged the UK Drag Race.

Sanction Rice, Carson Kressley, Todrick Hall and Ross Matthews have also given their critiques on the judging panel.

Each episode is followed by an Untucked episode which gives viewers a look backstage and keeps everyone up to date with the drama.

Fans of the drag world are excited to meet the latest flamboyant and eccentric queens in this new series.

RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars will be returning to screens in the US on June 5

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