‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Made History for the Franchise with Record Viewership for Season 13 Premiere!

RuPaul’s Drag Race is making history in season 13!

The Emmy-winning series just had its most-watched episode in the history of the franchise with the season 13 premiere, which was viewed by 1.3 million total viewers, according to Deadline.

The VH1 series was simulcasted on many networks in the Viacom family, including The CW, MTV, MTV2, PopTV, and Logo. The full simulcast achieved 1.3 million viewers while 525,00 viewers watched on VH1.

The CW had 478,000 viewers, MTV had 111,000 viewers, PopTV had 116,000 viewers, Logo had 58,000 viewers, and MTV2 brought in 27,000 viewers.

The net viewership number marks a 1% improvement over the season 12 premiere numbers.

Fans were so excited by the song that the drag queens had to lip sync to during the battle at the end of the premiere episode and it made the song’s artist trend on Twitter.

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