RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race

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RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race
GenreReality competition
Based onRuPaul's Drag Race
Directed byNick Murray
Judges
Theme music composerRuPaul
Opening theme"RuPaul's Drag Race" theme
Ending theme"American"
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes4
Production
Executive producers
  • Fenton Bailey
  • Randy Barbato
  • Tom Campbell
  • RuPaul Charles
  • Steven Corfe
  • San Heng
  • Tim Palazzola
  • Mandy Salangsang
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time90 minutes
Production companyWorld of Wonder
Release
Original networkVH1
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Original releaseApril 24 (2020-04-24) –
May 15, 2020 (2020-05-15)
External links
Website

RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race is an American reality competition television series, spin-off of RuPaul's Drag Race.[1] Every episode features three celebrities that undergo a drag transformation while being mentored by Drag Race alumni (similarly to RuPaul's Drag U).[2][3] It premiered on April 24, 2020.[4]

Mentors[edit]

Mentor Original season Appearances
Alyssa Edwards Season 5 2[5][6]
All Stars 2
Asia O'Hara [a] Season 10 1[6]
Bob the Drag Queen Season 8 2[7][8]
Kim Chi Season 8 [b] 1[8]
Monét X Change Season 10 1[9]
All Stars 4
Monique Heart Season 10 1[5]
All Stars 4
Nina West Season 11 1[10]
Trinity the Tuck[c] Season 9 1[6]
All Stars 4
Trixie Mattel Season 7 1[11]
All Stars 3 [d]
Vanessa Vanjie Mateo Season 10 1[5]
Season 11
  1. ^ Asia T. O'Hara is simply referred to as Asia O'Hara
  2. ^ Kim Chi also appeared on RuPaul's Drag Race Holi-Slay Spectacular
  3. ^ Trinity the Tuck was known as Trinity Taylor on Season 9
  4. ^ Trixie Mattel also appeared on RuPaul's Drag Race Holi-Slay Spectacular

Contestants[edit]

Episode Celebrity Drag Name Drag Mentor Charity Outcome Raised
1 Jordan Connor Babykins La Roux Trixie Mattel Cystic Fibrosis Canada Winner $30,000
Jermaine Fowler Miss Mimi Teapot Bob the Drag Queen RAINN Runner-up $10,000
Nico Tortorella Olivette Isyou Monét X Change Transgender Law Center Runner-up $10,000
2 Vanessa Williams Vanqueisha De House Asia O'Hara The Trevor Project Winner $30,000
Loni Love Mary J. Ross Trinity the Tuck Dress For Success Runner-up $10,000
Tami Roman Miss Shenita Cocktail Alyssa Edwards St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Runner-up $10,000
3 Alex Newell Madam That Bitch Bob the Drag Queen Hetrick-Martin Institute Winner $20,000
Dustin Milligan Rachel McAdamsapple Nina West Project HEAL Winner $20,000
Matt Iseman Bette Bordeaux Kim Chi Arthritis Foundation Winner $20,000
4 Hayley Kiyoko Queen Eleza Beth Vanessa Vanjie Mateo Planned Parenthood Winner $30,000
Madison Beer Coral Fixation Monique Heart The Trevor Project Runner-up $10,000
Phoebe Robinson Cocotini Alyssa Edwards Product Red Runner-up $10,000

Special guests[edit]

Episode two[edit]

Episode three[edit]

  • Love Connie, drag performer

Lip syncs[edit]

List of lip syncs
Episode Contestants Song Winner Runners-up
1 Babykins La Roux vs. Miss Mimi Teapot vs. Olivette Isyou "Express Yourself"
(Madonna)
Babykins La Roux Miss Mimi Teapot
Olivette Isyou
2 Mary J. Ross vs. Miss Shenita Cocktail vs. Vanqueisha De House "You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)"
(Sylvester)
Vanqueisha De House Miss Shenita Cocktail
Mary J. Ross
3 Bette Bordeaux vs. Madam That Bitch vs. Rachel McAdamsapple "It's All Coming Back To Me Now"
(Celine Dion)
Bette Bordeaux N/A
Madam That Bitch
Rachel McAdamsapple
4 Cocotini vs. Coral Fixation vs. Queen Eleza Beth "California Gurls"
(Katy Perry)
Queen Eleza Beth Cocotini
Coral Fixation

Episodes[edit]

RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race episodes
No.
overall
No. in
season
Title [12]Original air date
11"Secret Celebrity Edition #101"April 24, 2020 (2020-04-24)

22"Secret Celebrity Edition #102"May 1, 2020 (2020-05-01)

33"Secret Celebrity Edition #103"May 8, 2020 (2020-05-08)

44"Secret Celebrity Edition #104"May 15, 2020 (2020-05-15)

Ratings[edit]

Viewership and ratings per episode of RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race
No. Title Air date Rating/share
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
1 "Secret Celebrity Edition #101" April 24, 2020 0.31[13] 0.685[13]
2 "Secret Celebrity Edition #102" May 1, 2020 0.23[14] 0.551[14]
3 "Secret Celebrity Edition #103" May 8, 2020 0.16[15] 0.426[15]
4 "Secret Celebrity Edition #104" May 15, 2020 0.19[16] 0.478[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RuPaul Announces Drag Race Spin-Off Featuring All-Celebrity Competitors". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 2019-10-22.
  2. ^ Swift, Andy (October 22, 2019). "RuPaul's Celebrity Drag Race Ordered at VH1 — Which Queens Are Returning?". TVLine.
  3. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray (April 10, 2020). "'RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race' Event Series Sets Premiere Date". Deadline.
  4. ^ Drysdale, Jenifer (October 22, 2019). "'RuPaul's Celebrity Drag Race' to Launch in 2020". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved October 23, 2019.
  5. ^ a b c Race, RuPaul's Drag (April 10, 2020). "Back, back, back again...it's @IAmMoniqueHeart, @VanessaVanjie, and @AlyssaEdwards_1! Secret #CelebDragRacepic.twitter.com/o5CMMPO0rh".
  6. ^ a b c Race, RuPaul's Drag (April 10, 2020). "Feeling their Secret #CelebDragRace fantasies, it's @AlyssaEdwards_1, @AsiaOharaLand, and @TrinityTheTuck! pic.twitter.com/09NKfMyb61".
  7. ^ Race, RuPaul's Drag (April 10, 2020). "Why y'all gagging, @thatonequeen brings it to you every episode! Secret #CelebDragRacepic.twitter.com/nZlD0T9Yhc".
  8. ^ a b Race, RuPaul's Drag (April 10, 2020). "Donut come for her! @KimChi_Chic is here to destroy the Secret #CelebDragRace competition…with her makeup! pic.twitter.com/qcqOLdQpvy".
  9. ^ Race, RuPaul's Drag (April 10, 2020). "Long live the sponge! @monetxchange is ready to soak up the Secret #CelebDragRace competition pic.twitter.com/UEq1aGobiL".
  10. ^ Race, RuPaul's Drag (April 10, 2020). "She's our current reigning Miss Congeniality, it's @NinaWest! Secret #CelebDragRacepic.twitter.com/s10k2WA3ff".
  11. ^ Race, RuPaul's Drag (April 10, 2020). "Oh honey! Skinny legend @TrixieMattel is sashaying her way back into the Werk Room Secret #CelebDragRacepic.twitter.com/ZtSkebKHFJ".
  12. ^ "RuPaul's Drag Race: Episode Guide". Screener. United States: Tribune Media. p. Season 0. Retrieved May 13, 2020.
  13. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (April 27, 2020). "UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Friday Cable Originals and Network Finals: 4.24.2020". ShowBuzzDaily. Archived from the original on April 28, 2020. Retrieved April 27, 2020.
  14. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (May 4, 2020). "UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Friday Cable Originals and Network Finals: 5.1.2020". ShowBuzzDaily. Archived from the original on May 5, 2020. Retrieved May 4, 2020.
  15. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (May 13, 2020). "UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Friday Cable Originals and Network Finals: 5.8.2020". ShowBuzzDaily. Archived from the original on May 16, 2020. Retrieved May 4, 2020.
  16. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (May 18, 2020). "UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Friday Cable Originals and Network Finals: 5.15.2020". ShowBuzzDaily. Archived from the original on May 19, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.