“RuPaul’s Drag Race” just reached its largest audience ever, thanks to a
Lady Gaga guest spot and the show’s move to VH1.
Friday’s Season 9 premiere hauled in 987,000 total viewers, a new series record. That sum doubled its Season 8 premiere and tripled VH1’s time slot average.
“Drag Race” used to air on Logo.
Also Read: Here's the Story Behind Lady Gaga's Guest Appearance on 'RuPaul's Drag Race'
The show also broke its own Twitter engagement record, per Nielsen Social Content Ratings, trending worldwide throughout the telecast.
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” is 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 Logo.
The series airs Friday nights at 8 p.m. ET on VH1. This week,
Lisa Kudrow and the B-52s will appear.
Nude Photo Hacks: From Leslie Jones to WWE's Paige (Photos)
Sadly, numerous female celebrities have been attacked by hackers, who stole personal information as well as sexually explicit photos from their phones and computers.
Leslie Jones Jones is the latest victim of nude photo hackers, with her personal website being vandalized and several explicit photos posted before the site was taken down The Department of Homeland Security ha...
Scarlett Johansson "The Avengers" star has been the victim of hackers multiple times. Nude photos of the actress were released online in 2011 and again in the massive 2014 hack. The perpetrator in the 2011 inci...
Jennifer Lawrence Lawrence was among the most high-profile victims of the 2014 hack. She came out strongly against those who viewed the pictures, saying doing so was "a sex crime."
Kaley Cuoco "The Big Bang Theory" star was also caught up in the 2014 hack, and took it in stride with a cheeky Instagram post.
Selena Gomez The 2014 hack immediately drew the attention of the FBI, which began investigating the event that claimed over 100 victims, most of them celebrities.
Kirsten Dunst Pennsylvania resident Ryan Collins was eventually captured and charged with illegally accessing the Google and Apple accounts of numerous celebrities, though their identities weren't made public.
Kate Upton Collins eventually pleaded guilty to one count of unauthorized access to a protected computer to obtain information, receiving an 18-month prison sentence in the plea deal.
Rihanna Collins was not the only one charged in the hack. Edward Majerczyk of Chicago was also arrested in connection with the data breach.
Meagan Good Majerczyk faced the same charge as Collins: one count of unauthorized access to a protected computer.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead Majerczyk pleaded guilty to the charge in July 2016. The maximum sentence for the charge of unauthorized access to a protected computer is five years.
Kim Kardashian In January 2017, Majerczyk received a sentence of nine months in jail as part of a plea deal. Majerczyk also was ordered to pay $5,700 in restitution for counseling services for one unnamed celeb...
Paige WWE Divas star Paige stated on Twitter that "personal and private" photos of her had been stolen and leaked online in March 2017. The leak is possibly part of a reportedly larger hack affecting several celebrity w...
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