‘RuPaul’s Drag Race: Vegas Revue’ sets series premiere

These birds of a feather will flock to Sin City together. On Wednesday, VH1 announced the Aug. 21 premiere of “RuPaul’s Drag Race: Vegas Revue,” a six-episode, behind-the-scenes look at the franchise’s live residency that kicked off earlier this year at the Flamingo hotel and casino. The docu-series will follow six alumnae of the Emmy-winning …

These birds of a feather will flock to Sin City together.

On Wednesday, VH1 announced the Aug. 21 premiere of “RuPaul’s Drag Race: Vegas Revue,” a six-episode, behind-the-scenes look at the franchise’s live residency that kicked off earlier this year at the Flamingo hotel and casino.

The docu-series will follow six alumnae of the Emmy-winning show as they shantay and slay on the red carpet, rock the theater, invade the casinos and celebrate backstage with Ru. The live Vegas extravaganza itself — which one critic praised for its “beautiful energy” — went on hiatus in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“The series gives fans a deeper look into the lives of their favorite queens as they showcase the charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent it takes to pull off groundbreaking performances in front of a live audience,” VH1 said in a statement.

In a 20-second promo for the series, a narrator announced the queens’ intention to “slay the strip” as they take in the sinful sights on the next leg of their professional journey.

“Everything that we’ve worked for?” asks performer and Britney Spears clone Derrick Barry in the clip. “The payoff is now.”

“RuPaul’s Drag Race: Vegas Revue” stars Naomi Smalls, Kameron Michaels and Yvie Oddly.VH1

Besides Barry, the cast includes Vanessa “Vanjie” Mateo, Kameron Michaels, Season 11 winner Yvie Oddly, Asia O’Hara and Naomi Smalls. The series’ shirtless, studly Pit Crew will also strip and strut their stuff.

And in other “Drag Race” news, the Season 5 finale of its “All Stars” spinoff will air at 8 p.m. Friday, with finalists Shea Couleé, NYC-based Miz Cracker and Jujubee vying for the crown.

But in an odd turn, don’t expect RuPaul himself to promote either show: The 59-year-old has been off the social-media grid since he inexplicably scrubbed his personal accounts earlier this month.

“RuPaul’s Drag Race: Vegas Revue” will premiere at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, on VH1.

The new series also features Derrick Barry, Asia O’Hara and Vanessa “Vanjie” Mateo.VH1

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