It’s official The Gays (TM) are good for business.
BBC Three has announced that Drag Race UK is officially the most popular show for the channel since it controversially went online back in 2016.
Last night the UK tuned in to watch the crowning of the first season’s queen.
10 Million Requests
A comment by the BBC press centre revealed, “The first series of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK has been a huge success for BBC Three with nearly 10 million requests on iPlayer and two-thirds of the audience 16-34.
“It is the most popular BBC Three entertainment programme since the channel moved online in 2016, has won critical acclaim, generated massive conversation online, become event television on BBC iPlayer and delivered a top ten single for The Frock Destroyers.
Green Lit for a second season
Earlier this month the BBC Three and World of Wonder confirmed that a second series of the UK version of the award-winning global hit RuPaul’s Drag Race will air in 2020.
Having brought RuPaul’s Drag Race UK to British screens for the first time to critical acclaim, BBC Three has opened applications to find another set of sickening queens to compete in the Olympics of drag.