TRAILER | Ricky Martin joins RuPAUL’S DRAG RACE as guest judge

Lawrence Kim
May 23, 2020

However who shall be competing this 12 months?

You might remember us telling you earlier this week that the hit show is returning to Netflix super soon, and bringing with it a whole load of favourites from the Drag Race hall of fame.

This sounds like it's going to get seriously b*tchy - and we're here for it henny!

In addition to detailing the All-Stars 5 twist, VH1 also announced this season's roster of guest judges joining RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley, and Ross Mathews, including premiere panelist Ricky Martin, Tessa Thompson, Madison Beer, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Nicole Byer, Sarah Hyland, Tommy Dorfman, Bebe Rexha, Jane Krakowski, Sam Richardson, Todrick Hall, and newly anointed Canada's Drag Race permanent judge Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman.

On top of that, the fifth season has thrown traditional elimination rules out the window. All Stars guidelines have been "suspended ceaselessly" and the queens shall be enjoying "a model new sport". This season though, queens will have to "lip sync for their legacy" against past lip-sync assassins. However who will slay?

If you're a cord-cutter or don't have cable, you can live stream "RuPaul's Drag Race" on Fubo TV (free trial).

Instead of selecting the top two queens of the week and having them perform opposite each other, as has been tradition in the "All Stars" spinoff of the "Drag Race" franchise, host and executive producer RuPaul will select only one top "All Star" per episode.

While Netflix hasn't yet announced the exact United Kingdom launch date, they've revealed its landing next month, so, we could well see it landing on the same day, or not long afterwards. As the new season launches in America on fifth June, we're hopeful we would get it in the United Kingdom on sixth.

In a new trailer, we've finally found out what that shocking shake-up is: At the end of each episode, RuPaul will name a top all star of the week.

Sure there may be! That queen then decides who of the bottom two queens is to be eliminated.

According to the official VH1 website: "RuPaul's Drag Race" and Untucked return with more sickening styles, fierce challenges and backstage drama.

To search out out what else is on TV, check out our TV Information.

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