VH1 released a trailer for upcoming ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Spin-Off ‘Vegas Revue’, a six-episode docuseries which is set to premiere at 8 p.m. Friday, August 21.
Cameras will follow six former Drag Race contestants on their professional and personal journey as they prepare for the RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! residency in Las Vegas.
“RuPaul’s Drag Race Live!” opened in January at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, But shut down prematurely in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The cast will include Yvie Oddly (Season 11 winner), Asia O’Hara (Season 10), Derrick Barry (Season 8 and Season 5 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars”), Kameron Michaels (Season 10), Naomi Smalls (Season 8 and Season 4 of “All Stars”), and Vanessa “Vanjie” Mateo (Season 10 and Season 11).
According to a press release, the “series gives fans a deeper look into the lives of their favorite queens as they showcase the charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent it takes to pull off groundbreaking performances in front of a live audience.”
Vegas Revue, is the third Drag Race spin-off in 2020. This show is the part of expansion of the “Drag Race” brand, including “RuPaul’s Drag Race UK” in late 2019, the four-episode “RuPaul’s Drag Race Secret Celebrity” spin-off in April and May, and “Canada’s Drag Race.”
An extended first look at “Vegas Revue” will air on VH1 on Friday during the season finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 5. RuPaul’s Drag Race: Vegas Revue premieres Friday, August 21 at 8pm ET/PT on VH1.