Logo has renewed RuPaul's Drag Race
for a ninth season.
Season 8 of the reality series that
pits drag queens against each other in a contest to win the coveted
titled of “America's next drag superstar” wrapped up in May.
The pickup comes on the heels of an
Emmy nomination for the show's host, RuPaul Charles.
Tambor, Lily Tomlin, Tituss Burgess, RuPaul score Emmy nominations.)
“Season nine of RuPaul's Drag Race
will be bigger, better and more twisted than ever,” RuPaul said in
a statement. “Thank you logo for continuing to provide a powerful
platform for these brave, gorgeous and creative souls to tell their
stories. They represent the hopes and dreams of all the outsiders
around the world.”
Logo also announced that it has given a
greenlight to Fire Island, a docuseries from Kelly Ripa and
Mark Consuelos' Milojo Productions about a group of young New York
City professionals who escape to the Fire Island Pines, a resort city
popular with the LGBT community.