VH1 has renewed RuPaul's Drag Race
for a tenth season.
The reality series, which aired for
eight seasons on Logo, pits drag queens against each other in a
contest to win the coveted title of “America's next drag
superstar.” Nearly 1 million people last month tuned in to the
show's season 9 premiere on its new VH1 home.
“As we celebrate a Decade of Drag,
we'll continue to tell universal stories of the tenacity of the human
spirit,” RuPaul said in a statement.
“Now more than ever, we rely on the
power of love, laughter and creativity to combat fear and darkness,”
Chris McCarthy, president of VH1, MTV
and Logo, said in a statement that the move has helped the show gain
viewership. “It's been amazing to see the show get its highest
season ever on a whole new night on a whole new network. We brought
in a whole new set of audience that is loving the show.”