RuPaul Premiere: Grade the Drag Race Host’s New Syndicated Talk Show

RuPaul kicked off its three-week test run on Monday, sending the drag icon sashaying back to his roots as a traditional talk show host, albeit one flanked with tap-dancing backup performers. “Welcome to my show, or should I say, welcome to our show,” the host told his crowd after strutting onto the stage. (Of course […]

Emmys 2017: Carpool Karaoke, RuPaul, Leah Remini's Scientology Docuseries, Bob's Burgers Among Early Winners

At last, the Emmys have arrived! No, we’re not talking about the 2017 Primetime Emmys broadcast — you’ll have to wait until next Sunday, Sept. 17 (8/7c, CBS) — but rather, the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which are being handed out Saturday and Sunday evening at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. RELATEDEmmy Nominations: SNL, Westworld, FEUD […]

Hulu Developing RuPaul Dramedy Queen From EP J.J. Abrams

Hulu to RuPaul and J.J. Abrams: Shantay, you stay. The streaming service will develop Queen, the duo’s dramedy based on RuPaul’s journey from club kid to drag icon, according to The Hollywood Reporter. (The potential series is being described as a “fictionalized version” of the Drag Race host’s life.) Power‘s Gary Lennon is on board to write […]

Take It From RuPaul: Lessons on Embracing Your True Self

America’s foremost drag queen, RuPaul — his last name is Charles, in case you’re wondering — hit superstardom with the 1993 CD Supermodel of the World. He has spent nine seasons hosting the Emmy-winning reality competition RuPaul’s Drag Race, which has become an LGBT cultural touchstone. While appearing at OZY Fest in New York City’s […]

Broad City Gals Curse Out RuPaul, President Trump in Season 4 Trailer

Can we get a “yas queen”? Comedy Central on Sunday released a new, star-studded trailer for Broad City Season 4, which finds Ilana telling off Drag Race icon RuPaul, and Abbi hiding from country music sensation Shania Twain. Among the other notable guest stars spotted in the 90-second tease? Boardwalk Empire alum Steve Buscemi, Saturday Night Live vet Jane Curtin and black-ish‘s Wanda […]

RuPaul Biographical Dramedy In the Works From J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot

Now here’s an idea that sounds just crazy enough to werk. A half-hour period dramedy series is in the works about the rise of drag superstar RuPaul — and we apparently have J.J. Abrams to thank for it. RELATEDRuPaul Makes Herstory, Wins Emmy for Outstanding Reality Show Host Abrams’ Bad Robot is teaming with World […]

Meet the RuPaul of Thailand

The lights are dimmed, and a sturdy figure in a tight pink shirt and a towering black Afro takes the stage. It’s Gay Night at Maggie Choo, an underground bar in Bangkok’s Silom district, which means Pangina Heals, Thailand’s answer to RuPaul, is at the mic. With her trademark insult comedy she leads the audience […]