RuPaul’s Drag Race is returning for a 12th season, VH1 announced Monday. The cable network additionally said it’s renewing the spinoff RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars for a fifth season.
The announcements come on the heels of the franchise picking up 14 Emmy Award nominations last month, a new record for VH1.
Executive producer and judge RuPaul posted a video on YouTube Monday afternoon to share the renewal news with fans.
“Hey squirrel friends, are you hungry for more RuPaul’s Drag Race? Good, ’cause your country breakfast is ready!” RuPaul said in the clip. “And I’m serving up a new season of All Stars 5 and a new season of RuPaul’s Drag Race 12. And they’re coming soon to VH1!”
RuPaul’s Drag Race and RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars are produced by World of Wonder Productions with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Steven Corfe, Mandy Salangsang and RuPaul Charles serving as executive producers. Tim Palazzola serves as executive producer for VH1 and Jen Passovoy serves as producer.
Watch RuPaul’s announcement below.