We got a lot of emails from drag artists, musicians, queer performers and lot of other creative types, as well as PR companies and major corporations wanting to share their latest projects with us. This latest one features the reveal of the cast for the newest edition to the RuPaul’s Drag Race franchise, Drag Race España, which is debuting this May!
Start your engines! “Drag Race España” will debut this May exclusively on WOW Presents Plus in the US and internationally, day-and-date with ATRESplayer PREMIUM (Spain) local airings. Supremme de Luxe will host on the quest to find Spain’s first drag superstar, alongside Javier Calvo, Javier Ambrossi and fashion designer Ana Locking as judges, and featuring a new guest judge every week.
The ten fierce Spanish queens competing for the coveted title of Spain’s First Drag Superstar are:
The ten talented queens were revealed today as Drag Race España marks the latest international iteration of the global hit series produced by World of Wonder. Following a record-breaking 2020 awards sweep, RuPaul’s Drag Race has a total of 19 Emmy® wins, making it the Television Academy’s most-awarded reality competition show in history.
Drag Race España is a World of Wonder and Atresmedia Televisión production in collaboration with Buendía Estudios. Randy Barbato, Fenton Bailey and Tom Campbell are executive producers for World of Wonder. Passion Distribution will distribute the series globally in line with Passion Distribution and WOW’s distribution strategy.
Drag Race España will premiere in Castilian Spanish and be available on WOW Presents Plus with the following subtitle translations: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese.
About World of Wonder
For nearly three decades, award-winning media company World of Wonder has introduced audiences to new worlds, talent and ideas that have shaped culture. A pioneer in both scripted and documentary formats across television, film and digital platforms, WOW’s prolific portfolio includes the global phenomenon, Emmy-award winning “RuPaul’s Drag Race” franchise (VH1/Logo/WOW Presents Plus), “Million Dollar Listing” LA & NY (Bravo), and “Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce” (Fuse.) WOW’s rich documentary filmmaking pedigree includes premiering seven projects at Sundance Film festival and numerous productions for networks including HBO, E!, BBC, and theatrical release through WOW Docs. Notable film projects include “Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures,” “Party Monster,” and “The Eyes of Tammy Faye.” World of Wonder has also created a substantial digital footprint with its owned-and-operated streaming service WOW Presents Plus and YouTube channel WOWPresents. The extended World of Wonder-verse includes music label World of Wonder Records, WOW Podcast Network, and the world’s largest drag culture convention RuPaul’s DragCon. Co-founders Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey have been named to Variety’s Reality TV Impact Report, honored with the IDA Pioneer Award, named to Realscreen’s Global 100 list, and selected for the OUT100 list for their trailblazing work. World of Wonder creates out of a historic building/gallery space in the heart of Hollywood.
About ATRESplayer PREMIUM
ATRESplayer PREMIUM is leading the way and it continues to grow after being crowned the leading Spanish platform of free-to-air television. The long list of original series and documentaries released in the last year is now joined by Drag Race España, the platform’s first original and exclusive entertainment program. The ATRESplayer PREMIUM catalogue hasn’t stopped growing in recent months. In the last year, the platform has premiered productions such as El Nudo, #Luimelia, Gente Hablando, Mentiras, Benidorm, Campamento Albanta, Las uñas, Deudas and La cocinera de Castamar. One of its original series, Veneno, established itself as last year’s great revelation and best series. Acclaimed by the public and critics alike, the fictional series proved to be a real hit for the Atresmedia platform and is now taking the world by storm. Its latest original shows include By Ana Milan, the series starring the successful actress, which can now be seen in its entirety on the platform; FoQ: el reencuentro, a two-episode miniseries in which the students from Zurbarán get together again ten years later; and finally, the exclusive show Paca te lleva al huerto, in which Paca la Piranha interviews a celebrity each week. In addition, ATRESplayer PREMIUM remains committed to the documentary genre with its broadcast of Pongamos que hablo de with Sabina, Almodóvar, Penélope Cruz, Mecano and Julio Iglesias, Ellas and Mr. Trump, disculpe las molestias, nominated for an Emmy Award in the category of Best Report in Spanish, which was recently joined by El instante decisivo, about the twelve days that shook Spain in July 1997, between the release of José Antonio Ortega Lara and the murder of Miguel Ángel Blanco.