Vancouver, BC, Canada – March 2, 2017 –  Start your engines!  This March RuPaul’s Drag Race will return to Canada’s national LGBTQ television network OUTtv on Fridays with an all-new cast of sickening queens who are ready to serve! The premiere episode features none other than the fabulous Lady Gaga and will air on Friday, March 24th at 8:00pm ET, followed by Untucked! Episodes will be available to stream on OUTtvGo after broadcast. Each episode will feature an eleganza extravaganza of challenges, runways and lipsync showdowns.  Ahead of the Season 9 premiere OUTtv will air a marathon of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars: Season 2, on Friday March 24th starting at 11:00am ET.

The ninth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race features a court of cut-throat Queens each competing to snatch the crown and strut away with a $100,000 cash prize and the coveted title of “America’s Next Drag Superstar.”  Along the way, they’ll face an unpredictable competition and deliver watercooler moments while joining the fabulous 100 Queens who fought for the crown before them.  The 13 previously announced Queens include: Aja (Brooklyn, NY), Alexis Michelle (New York, NY), Charlie Hides (London, UK), Eureka (Johnson City, TN), Farrah Moan (Las Vegas, NV), Jaymes Mansfield (Madison, WI), Kimora Blac (Las Vegas, NV), Nina Bo’nina Brown (Atlanta, GA), Peppermint (New York, NY), Sasha Velour (Brooklyn, NY), Shea Couleé (Chicago, IL), Trinity Taylor (Orlando, FL) and Valentina (Los Angeles, CA).

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” season nine is produced by World of Wonder Productions with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Steven Corfe, Mandy Salangsang and RuPaul Charles serving as Executive Producers.  Tim Palazzola serves as Executive Producers for Logo.