[11/23/21 - 10:35 AM] VH1 Delivers the Holiday Drag Event of the Season The network rings in the festivities Thursday, December 2 at 8:00/7:00c with the highly-anticipated "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 14 cast "Ruveal" followed by special presentation of new Paramount+ original series "Queen of the Universe."
[via press release from VH1]
VH1 Delivers the Holiday Drag Event of the Season
The network rings in the festivities Thursday, December 2nd at 8pm ET/PT with the highly-anticipated
"RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 14 cast "Ruveal" followed by special presentation of new
Paramount+ original series "Queen of the Universe"
Plus the exclusive debut of holiday film, "The Bitch Who Stole Christmas," starring RuPaul
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 (New York, NY) -- VH1 today announced it will air an epic holiday event giving fans a televised first look into the "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 14 cast "Ruveal" at 8pm ET/PT, alongside a special presentation of Paramount+'s international drag singing competition, "Queen of The Universe" and the debut of VH1's original holiday film starring RuPaul, "The Bitch Who Stole Christmas" at 9 pm ET/PT.
"RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 14 "Ruveal" - premieres at 8:00 pm ET/PT on VH1
All the Queens from "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 14 will be announced on VH1 during the linear sneak peek of the "RuVeal." Fans will see their looks showcased as reigning Queen, Symone, announces them walking down the runway.
"Queen of the Universe" - special presentation on VH1
"Queen of the Universe" brings together fourteen of the world's fiercest queens as they vie for the title of "Queen of the Universe" and a cash prize of $250,000. Each episode will showcase the contestants' vocal prowess as they debut a new musical performance in front of a live audience and a "Pop Diva Panel" of judges which include, multi-Emmy and GRAMMY(R) nominee Vanessa Williams; platinum-selling recording artist, three-time Emmy(R) Award-winning producer and judge of "RuPaul's Drag Race" Michelle Visage; American drag superstar Trixie Mattel; and three-time GRAMMY(R)-nominated global songstress Leona Lewis. Five-time BAFTA TV Award-winner Graham Norton serves as host, with global drag icon RuPaul as an Executive Producer.
"The Bitch Who Stole Christmas" - premieres at 9:00 pm ET/PT on VH1
In the draggiest Christmas movie ever made, a workaholic big-city fashion journalist is sent to a Christmas-obsessed small town to dig up a story when she finds herself in the middle of cut-throat housewives, a high-stakes "Winter Ball" competition, and a sinister plot that could destroy Christmas fore-evah! Starring RuPaul, Krysta Rodriguez, Andy Ridings, Michelle Visage, Ginger Minj, Brooke Lynn Hytes, Peppermint, Jan, Jaymes Mansfield, Latrice Royale, Gottmik, Morgan McMichaels, Porkchop, Carson Kressley, Ross Mathews, Chad Michaels, Heidi N Closet, Kelly Mantle, Kimora Blac, Laganja Estranja, Manila Luzon, Mayhem Miller, Pandora Boxx, Raven, Rock M. Sakura, Kylie Sonique Love, Kim Petras, Charo, and Anna Maria Horsford.
A premiere date for "RuPaul's Drag Race" will be announced at a later date.
Follow along all season on "RuPaul's Drag Race" Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok and YouTube accounts. Join the conversation using #DragRace.
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MTV Entertainment Group reaches over 1.4 billion young people around the world across streaming, social and linear platforms in 180 countries and with more than 725 million social followers - making it one of the preeminent youth media companies in the world. Connecting with its audiences through nine iconic brands including MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, CMT, Pop, Logo, Smithsonian, Paramount Net and TV Land, MTV Entertainment Studios produces award-winning series, movies and documentary films.
About World of Wonder:
For more than two decades, award-winning production company World of Wonder has introduced audiences to new worlds, talent and ideas that have shaped culture. Programming highlights include: Emmy(R) Award winning "RuPaul's Drag Race" (VH1/Logo), "Million Dollar Listing" LA & NY (Bravo), "Dancing Queen" (Netflix), "Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce" (Fuse), and "Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric" (National Geographic); award-winning films and documentaries including "Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures," "Menendez: Blood Brothers," "Inside Deep Throat," "The Eyes of Tammy Faye," "I Am Britney Jean," "In Vogue: The Editor's Eye," "Carrie Fisher's Wishful Drinking," "Monica in Black and White," Emmy-winning "The Last Beekeeper," and Emmy-winning "Out of Iraq." Seven of WOW's films have premiered at the Sundance Film festival including "Becoming Chaz" and "Party Monster." World of Wonder has also created a substantial digital footprint with its YouTube channel WOWPresents (1M+ subs), SVOD digital platform WOW Presents Plus, along with an award-winning blog, The WOW Report. World of Wonder's bi-annual RuPaul's DragCon is the world's largest drag culture convention, welcoming 100,000 attendees across LA and NYC in 2018. Co-founders Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey authored The World According to Wonder, celebrating decades of production, which can be found online at http://worldofwonder.net/. Randy and Fenton were honored with the IDA Pioneer Award in December 2014, celebrating exceptional achievement, leadership, and vision in the nonfiction and documentary community, named to Variety's Reality Leaders List in 2017, and chosen for the OUT100 list in 2018 for their trailblazing work in the LGBTQ+ community. World of Wonder was also selected for Realscreen's 2018 Global 100 list, which recognizes the top international non-fiction and unscripted production companies working in the industry today. World of Wonder creates out of a historic building/gallery space in the heart of Hollywood.
[11/30/21 - 10:01 AM] HBO Documentary "Reopening Night" Debuts December 20 The HBO feature documentary follows the cast, crew and staff of the world-famous Public Theater as they prepare to mount an adaptation of Shakespeare's "Merry Wives," at the open-air Delacorte Theater in New York City.
[11/30/21 - 09:30 AM] Netflix Unveils Genre Series Slate for 2022 Among the highlights: "Archive 81" (January 14), "In from the Cold" (January 28), "Raising Dion" season two (February 1) and "Vikings: Valhalla" (February 25).