13 Emmy® Nominations

For Your Consideration


Executive Producers: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, RuPaul Charles, Mandy Salangsang, Steven Corfe, Tim Palazzola
Co-Executive Producers: Michele Mills, Jacqueline Wilson
Senior Producer: Thairin Smothers
Producers: Alicia Gargaro-Magana, John Polly, Michelle Visage, Jen Passovoy
Supervising Producers: Adam Bronstein, Lisa Steele

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Competition Program


Outstanding Directing for a Reality Program

Nick Murray, Director

Outstanding Casting for a Reality Program

Goloka Bolte, Casting Director

Ethan Petersen, Casting Director

Outstanding Cinematography for a Reality Program

Michael Jacob Kerber, Director of Photography
Jon “Sarge” Schneider
Jay Mack Arnette II
Mario Panagiotopoulos
Gregory Montes
Brett Smith
David McCoul
Justin Umphenour

Outstanding Costumes for Variety, Nonfiction or Reality Program

Zaldy, Costume Designer

Outstanding Contemporary Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special

Head Hairstylist: Curtis Foreman

Hairstylist: Ryan Randall

Outstanding Contemporary Makeup For A Variety, Nonfiction Or Reality Program (Non-Prosthetic)

Head Makeup Artist: Natasha Marcelina

Makeup Artists: Nicole Faulkner, Jen Fregozo, David Petruschin

Outstanding Picture Editing for Structured or Competition Reality Program

Jamie Martin, Lead Editor

Michael Roha, Editor

Paul Cross, Editor

Michael Lynn Deis, Editor

Ryan Mallick, Editor

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Nonfiction or Reality Program

Glenn Gaines

Ryan Brady

Erik Valenzuela

Sal Ojeda

“the best show on TV”

– Vulture

“…an inescapable cultural phenomenon”

– Buzzfeed

“one of its strongest and most eclectic casts yet”

– Forbes

“the current season has confirmed the reality series as the most challenging — and riveting — of its kind”

– The Hollywood Reporter

“the long-running reality-competition series just gets better with age”

– People

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In the fiercest series on primetime, “RuPaul’s Drag Race” queens give their all to impress the judges as they pledge allegiance to the drag and vie for the ultimate title of “America’s Next Drag Superstar” and a grand prize of $100,000.

S12 E1 | "I’m That Bitch"

Season 12 Premiere. Nicki Minaj guest judges the new cast of queens competing for $100,000 and the title of America’s Next Drag Superstar. The first step toward the crown is having to write and perform an original rap number.

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