RuPaul's Drag Race Season 1

Ru-live the season that started it all!

RuPaul's Drag Race TBT: Shannel

If Shannel can't love herself, how in the hell is she going to love anybody else?

Head 'Under The Hood'

Before 'Untucked' there was this!

Why Bebe Zahara Benet Is The Best 'Drag Race' Winner Ever

This statuesque beauty can even shout 'Camerooooon!' with dignity.

The 8 Most Dramatic Moments In 'Drag Race' History

We just hope you're wearing your waterproof mascara for this one.

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  1. Ep. 109 | ‘RuPaul's Drag Race: Reunited!’Ep. 109 | ‘RuPaul's Drag Race: Reunited!’

    In this reunion special, all nine contestants return to give their take on what happened during the show. Plus, the girls confront the judges...and each other!

  2. The last 3 queens face their final challenge while shooting the music video for RuPaul's new single "Cover Girl (Put The Bass In Your Walk)." Out artist Cazwell stops by to help the judges cast their final vote.


  3. Look back on the highlights, lowlights, and previously unseen footage from the first six episodes as we race toward the climactic grand finale!


  4. RuPaul makes the queens hit the floor in a good old fashioned drag ball inspired by Absolut's real fruit flavored vodkas.


  5. The contestants make over a group of female extreme fighters into their drag daughters. Xena herself, Lucy Lawless, makes a guest appearance to judge the girls' combat prowess.


  6. Hoping to follow in the footsteps of MAC Cosmetics' first Viva Glam girl, RuPaul, the queens make their own Viva Glam screen test. Jenny Shimizu joins the panel to help judge the girls' drag queen status.


  7. The queens are tested on their multi-media prowess as they show off their talents as newscaster, product spokesperson, and talk show host to RuPaul and guest judge Debra Wilson of MADtv.


  8. Ep. 102 | ‘Ep. 2: Girl Group Challenge’Ep. 102 | ‘Ep. 2: Girl Group Challenge’

    Wigs fly when the contestants split up into 2 rival girl groups, something guest judge Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child would know plenty about. Can the girls impress RuPaul with their lip-synching skills?

  9. Nine contestants must re-invent their glam drag looks using thrift store clothing and tschotchkes from the 99-cent store. Guest judge Bob Mackie stops by to help RuPaul weed out the drag queen with the least style.


Full Summary

  1. Fans of RuPaul's Drag Race: rejoice! There's no need to wait until February for more Ru, because The Lost Season is here at last! Ru's very first cast of drag competitors had no idea what they were getting into, and neither did we! This season full of firsts just may be the most unpredictable one ever. The nine episodes that started a Ruvolution are stuffed to their fishy gills with legendary, herstory-making moments, on the way to one coveted title: America's next drag superstar. Meet ferocious queens like Nina Flowers, regal BeBe Zahara Benet, bubbly Ongina and many more as they turn it out on the runway and lip-sync for their lives! If you missed it the first time around, here's your chance to see where it all began as Ru declares who will "Shantay" and stay or "Sashay away" for the very first time! Seen it already? Then gag over the brand-new extras, like video commentary, intros from Ru and the gals, and exclusive online behind-the-scenes footage! Sure, season one's workroom appears to be held together with duct tape and Ru's close-ups are shot through a mummy's worth of gauze. But it's all part of the magic! Drool over the hunky Pit Crew, cackle at the cornucopia of catch phrases, and count the 'Cama-rooon's!' as RuPaul's Drag Race: The Lost Season redefines Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve, and Talent.

Meet the Cast

  1. - Originally from glamorous Cleveland, Ohio, Akashia earned her drag stripes as one of RuPaul's Drag Race season one's "O.G." sisters, where she became known as a queen who could "break the dawn" and who never let a little tumble on the runway slow her down. Since appearing on Drag Race, Akashia has moved to West Hollywood, California and has enjoyed performing in bars and venues all over the Golden State. She's served as a host at GaymerX, San Francisco's first-ever LGBT gaming convention, and has been featured in the gorgeous coffee-table book dr.a.g., a photographic tome showcasing the beauty and talents of queens from all over the globe.

  2. - Born in (where else?) Cameroon as Marshall Kudi, Bebe Zahara Benet is a former Paris runway model who moved to the U.S. to pursue a career in the arts. Following her triumphant time on RuPaul's Drag Race, Bebe moved from Minneapolis to New York City, and now spends time performing and traveling globally. Bebe has appeared as a drag professor on RuPaul's Drag U on Logo, and has created and starred in three original Off-Broadway productions -- Queendom, Creature and Vanity, with Creature being named 2012's "Best Off-Broadway Show in Nightlife" by Odyssey Magazine. Bebe has appeared in a recent video for Erasure's song, "A Little Respect," and she has released several hit dance singles, including her 2009 breakout debut "I'm the Sh*t." She is currently back in the studio, working on a new EP.

  3. - Following her time on Season One of RuPaul's Drag Race, the beautiful and charismatic Jade has been performing in venues all over the U.S.. Based in Chicago, Jade has also been busy acting and appearing in numerous film and TV projects. In 2009, Jade was cast to play herself in the independent film, My Guaranteed Student Loan. From 2009-2012, she participated in the documentary film project 50 Faggots, an ongoing web series which explores and celebrates how effeminate gay men survive and thrive in American queer communities. And in 2013, Jade was featured in the second season of the Investigation Discovery series, Deadly Affairs, playing a cross-dresser entangled in a deadly love triangle.

  4. - Originally from Bayamón, Puerto Rico and currently living in Denver, Nina Flowers is a fierce triple threat: She's a stunningly gifted drag queen, an in-demand DJ and music producer, and a successful makeup artist. Following her time on RuPaul's Drag Race season one, Nina has appeared on RuPaul's Drag U, and as a contestant on All Stars: RuPaul's Drag Race. As her musical identity, DJ Flowers, Nina holds residences in Denver, Boston, Tampa, San Francisco, and starting in 2014, Pomona, California. Nina has released several successful club anthems, including "Loca," and "I'm Feelin' Flowers," with more coming soon.

  1. - One of the best-loved and most inspiring queens from RuPaul's Drag Race season one, Ongina travels and performs all over the U. S. She became instantly known for her jubilant personality and her devastating sense of style, featuring her shaved head and an affinity for sassy headpieces. She scored Logo's 2009 NewNowNext Award for "Most Addictive Reality Star." Since appearing on Drag Race, Ongina has gone on to appear on RuPaul's Drag U, and has traveled, spoken and performed as an advocate for HIV and AIDS prevention and awareness. Ongina also appeared in a special cameo in the finale episode of All Stars: RuPaul's Drag Race. By day, Ongina also works full time as a highly successful retail visual merchandiser, based in L.A.

  2. - Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, after appearing on RuPaul's Drag Race season one, Rebecca Glasscock moved from sunny Fort Lauderdale to New York City, where she peforms regularly at the legendary Stonewall Inn. As an actor, Rebecca has appeared in episodes of Gossip Girl, Pan Am, as well as the feature film Men in Black 3. She's also a licensed real estate agent, and works constantly as a freelance makeup artist for clients such as Armani, Dolce and Gabbana, YSL and Clarins, and she recently worked on NY City Center's production of The Giacomo Variations starring John Malkovich.

  3. - Always one to bring show-stopping visuals, glamour and confidence, Shannel has maintained her status as one of the most memorable queens to appear on RuPaul's Drag Race. Formerly based in Las Vegas, after her appearance on Drag Race, Shannel spent a year living in Seattle, and has since moved south to make Los Angeles her home. Shannel has appeared on every season of RuPaul's Drag U, and is tied (with Raven) for the record of the most wins on that show. In 2012, she also appeared in All Stars: RuPaul's Drag Race, making it all the way to the final four. She has launched her own line of makeup instruction DVDs, Face the Illusion, and can currently be seen performing at venues nationwide, all the while currently co-hosting the legendary show, Frank Marino's Divas Las Vegas at the Quad Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

  4. - Always serving sparkle and pizzazz, since appearing on RuPaul's Drag Race season one, Tammie Brown has performed for fans all over the U.S., and lived up to her promise of "See you in the magazines!" having posed for glossy publications such as Candy and Giuseppe. An audience favorite, in 2012 Tammie appeared on All Stars: RuPaul's Drag Race, and she currently performs in the musical duo, The Rollz Royces, alongside Kelly Mantle. Tammie wows Southern California audiences annually with her legendary Christmas Holiday Sparkle production, and she can been seen in the documentary film, I Am Divine. And, of course, she's also a musical dynamo releasing unforgettable hit singles, such as "Love Piñata," "Clam Happy" and "Discos Undead," and her album Popcorn, with much more new music to come.

  1. - Since her appearance on RuPaul's Drag Race season one, Victoria "Pork Chop" Parker has relocated to Los Angeles, and now performs regularly in West Hollywood, Riverside, Long Beach, Palm Springs -- and all across the U.S. as well. Pork Chop has appeared in several documentary film projects, including 2013's Behind the Tiara, chronicling the annual Miss'd America pageant in Atlantic City. She's also appearing on several World of Wonder web-series, hosting both Ring My Bell and WoW Shopping Network episodes, and appearing in RuPaul Drives.

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