Starring RuPaul, Michelle Visage, and Rhys Nicholson alongside guest celebrity judges Maria Thattil, Adam Lambert and more, season 3 sees ten swashbuckling new queens battle it out for the title of Down Under's next Drag Superstar.

July 28, 2023 – Stan today set sail with the season 3 premiere of the Stan Original Series RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under, new episodes Fridays, only on Stan. The brand new season sees a new slew of outrageously fierce and fabulous queens from Australia and New Zealand, all vying to snatch the crown for the next Down Under Drag Race Superstar.

Watch and share the trailer here: https://youtu.be/2ZeNoELiHuE

Returning to host the series is Drag icon RuPaul, and returning to the judging panel is Drag veteran Michelle Visage and Australian comedian Rhys Nicholson. The three will be joined by a superstar guest line-up of judges and mentors including global singing sensation Adam Lambert, supermodel Rachel Hunter, actor Keiynan Lonsdale (Stan Original Series Eden), footballer Josh Cavallo, former Miss Universe Australia Maria Thattil, Amyl and the Sniffers front-woman Amy Taylor, and US singer Deva Mahal among others.

The Stan Original Series RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under is a World of Wonder production in collaboration with Warner Bros. International Production New Zealand for Stan and TVNZ. Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell and RuPaul Charles serve as Executive Producers. Passion Distribution will distribute the series globally in line with Passion Distribution and WOW’s distribution strategy.

The series recently received two coveted 63rd TV WEEK Logie Awards nominations for its second season - Most Outstanding Entertainment Program and the Graham Kennedy Award for Most Popular New Talent, for Season 2 runner-up Kween Kong. This is the first time a drag performer has ever been nominated for a TV WEEK Logie award.

The brand new season of the Stan Original Series RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under is now streaming with new episodes Fridays, only on Stan.

To vote for Kween Kong for the Graham Kennedy Award for Most Popular New Talent at the 63rd TV WEEK Logie Awards head to tvweeklogies.com.au

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About World of Wonder:
World of Wonder (WOW) has reshaped international pop culture, earning 30 Emmys, inspiring two Oscars, creating global network WOW Presents Plus across 190 territories, and bringing drag culture to the world stage via RuPaul’s Drag Race and DragCon. WOW’s pioneering television portfolio includes other smash-hit franchises like Million Dollar Listing. Their film division WOW Docs produces groundbreaking documentaries including Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures, Party Monster, and The Eyes of Tammy Faye. WOW also operates YouTube channel WOWPresents, music label World of Wonder Records, the WOW Podcast Network, and year-round international live events. Co-founders Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato have been profiled in Variety’s Reality TV Impact Report. Honors for their trailblazing work include the IDA Pioneer Award, Realscreen’s Global 100 list, and the OUT 100. In 2022, World of Wonder was ranked #2 among film and TV powerhouses in Fast Company’s World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies.


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