Canada's Drag Race is a sister series to RuPaul's Drag Race where Season 11 runner-up Brooke Lynn Hytes is joined by Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, and Stacey McKenzie as the main judges with Traci Melchor being the pseudo-host of the show.

The series began filming in early November 2019 and will air July 2nd on Crave Canada. In the UK it will air the day after on BBC Three.

Series Overview

Season Episodes Originally aired
Premiere Finale
1 10 July 2, 2020 September 3, 2020

Following 12 Canadian drag artists as they compete for the title of “Canada’s Next Drag Superstar.” Each episode tests their talents and challenges them to master singing, dancing, acting, impersonation, costume making, and improvisation. Judging the series are a panel of entertainment industry experts, including Brooke Lynn Hytes, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, and Stacey McKenzie, along with a weekly celebrity guest. One competitor is eliminated at the end of each episode until one Queen is left standing with the crown, scepter, and title. Throughout this journey, the Queens share their personal struggles, successes, and show the importance of celebrating everyone’s charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent

It is the fourth international version of the Drag Race franchise to be announced, following Drag Race ThailandThe Switch Drag Race (Chile) and RuPaul's Drag Race UK;[3] two months after the announcement of the Canadian version, Drag Race Australia was also announced. Canada's Drag Race will be the first English-language incarnation of Drag Race to not be hosted by RuPaul, although RuPaul did narrate and appear in the show's preview trailer.[4]


Place Season 1
1st Anastarzia Anaquway
Ilona Verley
Rita Baga
Scarlett BoBo
Tynomi Banks
11th Kyne
12th Juice Boxx
The contestant won Canada's Drag Race.
The contestant was voted Miss Congeniality.
The contestant was disqualified from the competition.
The contestant quit the competition.
The contestant was removed from the competition on account of injury.
The contestant returned to the competition after being eliminated during a previous season.
The contestant was eliminated earlier in the competition, and returned later.
The contestant was disqualified from the competition after the season finished filming and was not invited to the season reunion or finale.

Season 1 Overview

Guest Judges

Various people have been announced as appearing on the show in guest capacities, although sources have been unclear in some cases about whether the person appears as a guest judge or in some other capacity.

  • Allie X
  • Evan Biddell
  • Stefan Brogren
  • Amanda Brugel
  • Deborah Cox
  • Crystal
  • Elisha Cuthbert
  • Michelle DuBarry
  • Tom Green
  • Jade Hassouné
  • Ralph
  • Michelle Visage
  • Mary Walsh

Special Guests

Snatch Game 
  • Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan.


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