RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars is returning for its fifth season and once again we'll get to see 10 past queens return to the runway for a chance to claim their spot in the Drag Race Hall of Fame.
According to award-winning host and executive producer RuPaul, season 5 will be a bit different from past seasons as it will feature a new twist. In season 5, only the main challenge winner will lip sync for her legacy against a Lip Sync Assassin which will be a notable contestant from a previous season. If the All-Star wins the lip sync, she'll get the power to eliminate a fellow queen and win a $10,000 jackpot cash prize. However, if the Lip Sync Assassin wins, the eliminated queen will be determined after a vote by the rest of the contestants.
The ten queens competing in this season's competition are:
- Alexis Mateo (Season 3, All Stars 1)
- Blair St. Clair (Season 10)
- Derrick Barry (Season 8)
- India Ferrah (Season 3)
- Jujubee (Season 2, All Stars 1)
- Mariah Paris Balenciaga (Season 3)
- Mayhem Miller (Season 10)
- Miz Cracker (Season 10)
- Ongina (Season 1)
- Shea Couleé (Season 9)
The last queen standing at the end of RuPual's Drag Race All Stars season 5 will waltz away with the All Stars crown, a spot in the Drag Race Hall of Fame and a cash prize of $100,000.
Whether you're a big RuPaul fan or just want to see 10 of the show's best queens walk down the runway one more time, we'll show you how to watch season 5 of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars online from anywhere in the world.
RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars - When and where?
Season 5 of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars will premiere on Friday, June 5 at 8pm ET/PT on VH1. The latest season of the show was originally scheduled to air on Showtime but due to the pandemic, it was moved back to VH1. There will likely be 10 episodes in season 5 that will run for a little over an hour each.
How to watch RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars from anywhere
We have all the details on how you can watch RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars in the U.S., Canada, UK and Australia further down in this guide. However, if you're currently traveling or live in a country without an official broadcast option you won't be able to watch the show's latest season.
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Live stream RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars in the U.S.
If you live in the US and have a cable subscription, you'll be able to watch season 5 of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars on Fridays at 8pm ET/PT when it airs on VH1. You can also stream past seasons of the show on VH1's website but you will need to login using the credentials from your cable provider to do so.
Not interested in signing up for an expensive cable subscription just to watch the latest season of the show? Don't worry as there are now a number of streaming services, all at different price points, which will give you access to VH1 so you can watch RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars online. We've listed a few of our favorites below to make things easier for you.
- Sling TV - $35 per month - In order to get access to VH1, you'll have to sign up for Sling TV's Sling Orange Lifestyle Extra package. The service also lets you watch on three screens simultaneously and record live TV with its Cloud DVR.
- AT&T TV Now - $65 per month - AT&T TV Now may be more expensive than the competition but in addition to VH1 you also get access to HBO with your plan. The service allows you to watch over 45 live TV channels and you can also record up to 20 hours of content using its cloud DVR.
- fuboTV - $54.99 per month - fuboTV's standard plan includes VH1 as well as over 90 other live TV channels. You also get the ability to watch two streams simultaneously and record up to 30 hours of content using the service's cloud DVR feature.
SlingTV your best bet
Regardless of whether you choose Sling TV's Sling Orange or Sling Blue plan, you will still need to add the Lifestyle Extra package for an additional $15 per month bringing your total monthly cost to $35. This is still cheaper than signing up for AT&T TV Now or fuboTV and you also get to BET, the Cooking Channel, diy Network, the Hallmark Channel and more.
You'll need to add the Lifestyle Extra package to the Sling Range plan in order to be able to stream the new season of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars. Get started right now.
Watch RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars in Canada
Canadian fans of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars will be able to watch the latest season of the show on OutTV on Fridays at 8pm ET/PT. While you could add OutTV to your cable package, the network also has its own streaming service called OutTVGo which costs just $3.99 per month.
Live stream RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars in the UK
If you live in the UK and have a Netflix subscription, you'll be able to watch season 5 of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars starting tomorrow, June 13. This is a week later than originally announced, but the good news is that there will be two episodes available to consume right away, and then one each week after. Can't get enough of RuPaul? Don't worry as you can also watch RuPaul's Drag Race UK in full on BBC Three for free.
Drag Race All Stars 5 News: We won’t have episode 1 tomorrow due to factors beyond our control, but we will get the first *two* episodes from next Saturday (13th), and new episodes each Saturday thereafter.Drag Race All Stars 5 News: We won’t have episode 1 tomorrow due to factors beyond our control, but we will get the first *two* episodes from next Saturday (13th), and new episodes each Saturday thereafter.— Netflix UK & Ireland (@NetflixUK) June 5, 2020June 5, 2020
How to watch RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars in Australia
If you want to watch the latest season of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars in Australia, then you can do so on the streaming service Stan on Saturday, June 6. The service offers three plans in the form of Stan Basic, Stan Standard and Stan Premium with the biggest difference between them being that you'll need the Premium plan for $17 per month to watch content in 4K. However, if watching RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars in 1080p is fine with you, then the Basic plan for $10 per month should suffice. Regardless of which plan you choose, Stan offers a 30 day free trial so you can test out the service for yourself.
Who's been sent home from RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 5?
During week 1 (which aired on June 5, 2020), Derrick Barry was the first to be eliminiated. Previously, Barry was in RuPaul's 8th season of the show and came in 5th place. Week two saw Ongina leaving the show following a cold that hurt her voice and put a damper on the overall performance.
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