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RuPaul's Drag Race

Season 8 2016

  • 2016-03-08T01:00:00Z on VH1
  • 60 mins
  • 8 hours, 10 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Reality, Game Show

RuPaul is back to light up the runway with 12 new queens competing for the title of "American's Next Drag Superstar." Season 8 marks a drag milestone: the 100th episode and the 100th queen! Watch as these talented ladies of drag join the ranks of the fabulous 88 queens who fought for the crown before them. The 12 Queens to compete include: Acid Betty, Bob the Drag Queen, Chi Chi DeVayne, Cynthia Lee Fontaine, Dax ExclamationPoint, Derrick Barry, Kim Chi, Laila McQueen, Naomi Smalls, Nayasha Lopez, Robbie Turner, and Thorgy Thor.

10 episodes

8x01 Keeping It 100!

  • Season Premiere

    2016-03-08T01:00:00Z — 61 mins

Season 8 premieres with the 100th episode and the 100th queen competing to become America's Drag Superstar. The first test is to create an outfit from a legendary design challenge from a past season. Guest judge Nicole Richie.

8x02 Bitch Perfect

  • 2016-03-15T00:00:00Z — 61 mins

The queens perform in a collegiate acappella sing-off; guest judges Ester Dean of "Pitch Perfect," choreographer Jamal Sims and RuPaul's music producer Lucian Piane.

8x03 RuCo's Empire

  • 2016-03-22T00:00:00Z — 41 mins

The queens get their Cookie on in two Empire-inspired scenes; guest judges Tasha Smith and singer-songwriter Faith Evans.

8x04 New Wave Queens

  • 2016-03-29T00:00:00Z — 41 mins

The queens have to sing live in ‘80s style New Wave girl bands. Blondie’s Debbie Harry and Chris Stein guest judge, plus RuPaul’s music producer Lucian Piane.

8x05 Supermodel Snatch Game

  • 2016-04-05T00:00:00Z — 41 mins

The queens impersonate celebrities in a quick-witted TV game show, and dress in iconic Madonna looks for the runway. With supermodel guest judges Gigi Hadid and Chanel Iman.

8x06 Wizards of Drag

  • 2016-04-12T00:00:00Z — 41 mins

The queens give cast members of Little Women: LA drag makeovers in the style of The Wizard of Oz. Fashion designer Marc Jacobs and singer-songwriter Todrick Hall guest judge.

8x07 Shady Politics

  • 2016-04-19T00:00:00Z — 41 mins

The queens shoot shady presidential campaign ads, throwing their wigs in the ring to become the first drag president of the USA. Vivica A. Fox (Independence Day: Resurgence) and MSNBC Live news anchor Thomas Roberts guest judge.

8x08 RuPaul Book Ball

  • 2016-04-26T00:00:00Z — 61 mins

The queens compete in a pageant of book inspired couture, and perform a musical tribute to Jerri Blank from Strangers With Candy. Siblings Amy Sedaris and David Sedaris guest judge.

8x09 The Realness

  • 2016-05-03T00:00:00Z — 41 mins

The queens compete in their final challenge, starring in the music video for RuPaul's hit "The Realness"; Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley and Ross Mathews judge.

8x10 Grand Finale

  • 2016-05-17T00:00:00Z — 61 mins

Wigs fly as the queens discuss the drama of the season. Plus, both "America's Next Drag Superstar" and "Miss Congeniality" are crowned.