Season 8 Premiere of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Draws Nearly 1M Viewers

RuPaul’s Drag Race started its season eight engine with a bang.

The premiere, also the series’ 100th episode, debuted March 7 on Logo, reeling in nearly 1 million viewers, including encores, and notching 1.5 million streams.

The season eight launch topped the previous season’s debut by 6% in adults 18-49 in live plus three ratings, according to the network.

Also compared to last year’s bow, the net reported a 205% increase in unique visitors and a 357% bump in pageviews to

Drag Race airs Monday nights at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Take a peek at the March 14 episode below:


Jessika Walsten

Jessika is an analyst for TVREV and Fabric Media. She previously served in various roles at Broadcasting + Cable, Multichannel News and NextTV, working with the brands since 2013. A graduate of USC Annenberg, Jessika has edited and reported on a variety of subjects in the media and entertainment space, including profiles on industry leaders and breaking news.