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RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 5: Release Date, Contestants & All You Need to Know

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 5 Release Date
RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 5 Release Date

The American reality TV series, RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars will be returning with its fifth season, and fans of the show are extremely excited to see what new challenges the upcoming season 5 will have in store for them. With each passing day, new rumors and details are surfacing up, and to save you time and effort, we have gathered and compiled all the recent updates and information regarding the show, so here is everything you need to know bout the upcoming RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 5.

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 5 cast
RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 5 Contestants

According to the latest spoilers, the upcoming fifth season will be extremely exciting as the team has a lot of new surprises and new cool challenges are waiting for the contestants, and with the recent revelation of season 5’s participants going live, fans have already started counting days, but it’s better to keep in mind, that the show is subjected to delays because of the current Covid-19 situation.

Directed by Nick Murray, the show made its debut back in October of 2012, and ever since that day, the show has managed to maintain its momentum throughout the four seasons that it has released under the banner. The fourth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars managed to get a high rating of 86% on Rotten Tomatoes, and on 19th August 2019, it was announced that the show had been given a green light for the fifth season, and season 5 will be broadcast back on VH1.

What will happen in RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 5?

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 5 on VH1
RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 5 on VH1

The new season will feature the 10 new contestants who will face each other through various challenges to grab the prize money of $100,000, a one year supply of Anastasia Beverly Hills Cosmetics and a place in the Hall of Fame along with the winners of the previous seasons which includes the likes of Monét X Change, Trinity The Tuck, Chad Michaels, Trixie Mattel, and Alaska.

In February 2020, it was officially announced that season 5 of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars would return to Showtime, however, because of the global health concerns due to Covid-19, the show went through “various scheduling and programming adjustments,” and it will be broadcast on VH1.

Who are the Contestants of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 5?

The 10 contestants for RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 5 includes:

  • Blair St. Clair – Season 10
  • Alexis Mateo – Season 3, All Stars 1
  • India Ferrah – Season 3
  • Derrick Barry – Season 8
  • Mariah Paris Balenciaga – Season 3
  • Jujubee – Season 2, All Stars 1
  • Ongina – Season 1
  • Mayhem Miller – Season 10
  • Miz Cracker – Season 10
  • Shea Couleé – Season 9

When is RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 5 Release Date? Where to Stream it?

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 5 will be released on 5th June 2020, and you can watch it on VH1 from 8 PM onwards.