RuPaul’s Drag Race is back with Season 13 premiering on January 1, 2021, on VH1 at 8 pm ET. The after-show RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked will immediately follow at 9:30 pm. The show will feature a brand new cast including the show’s first trans man contestant.
This article will explain how to watch the latest season RuPaul’s Drag Race 13 episode as they air and on demand. I will also explain how you can watch past seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race on-demand.
Watch RuPaul’s Drag Race Without Cable
We explain how you can catch the latest season of RuPaul’s Drag Race in our guide: How To Watch VH1 without cable. Here are the best options.
Philo is The Cheapest Way to Watch Season 13
Philo carries VH1 in its channel lineup allowing you to watch new RuPaul’s Drag Race episodes as they air. The streaming service offers a 1-week free trial. After the trial, Philo costs only $25 per month, making it the most affordable way to stream RuPaul’s Drag Race. Philo also will have season 13 episodes available on-demand. Currently, Philo has every episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race seasons 10, 11, and 12, including the recent RuPaul’s Drag Race: Vegas Revue available on-demand as well.
There is no contract with Philo, so you can cancel whenever you like. If you cancel during the free trial, you will not be charged for the first month. You can watch VH1 and other channels through Philo on up to three devices at the same time. The streaming service even includes a cloud DVR so you can record episodes on RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Philo is currently supported on Mac and PC on a web browser, Apple iPhone and iPad (running iOS 9 or newer), Android phones and tablets (running 5.0 or later), Fire TV, Apple TV, and Roku. You can read our review of Philo for more details on the streaming service.
Other Ways to Watch Season 13
The following streaming services carry VH1 in their channel lineups, allowing you to watch new episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race when they air.
fuboTV offers over 100 live channels, including VH1 at the cost of $64.99 per month, with upgraded plans available. The service supports iOS, Android, Fire TV, Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, and more. The price includes a cloud DVR and the ability to stream on 3 devices at once. fuboTV offers a 1-week free trial. See our review of fuboTV for more details.
Sling offers VH1 in their “Lifestyles Extra” package. You first must subscribe to Sling’s basic Blue or Orange package at $35 per month, then add the Lifestyle Extra package for an additional $6 per month. Sling includes 50 hours of cloud DVR storage and the option to stream to devices simultaneously. The service supports iOS, Android, Fire TV, Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, and more. Sling offers a 3-day free trial. See our review of Sling TV for more information.
Vidgo offers over VH1 and 60 other channels at the cost of $55 per month, with upgraded plans available. The service supports iOS, Android, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, Web browsers, and Chromecast. The price includes a cloud DVR and the ability to stream on 3 devices at once. Vidgo offers a 3-day free trial. See our review of Vidgo for more details.
YouTube TV offers over 85 live channels with three simultaneous streams and a personal cloud DVR. All this comes with a price tag of $64.99 per month. YouTube TV supports Android, iOS (includes airplay to Apple TV), and Chromecasts/Chromecast-compatible TVs. YouTube TV offers a 1-week free trial. See our review of YouTube TV for more information.
TVision is currently only available to T-Mobile customers, but they offer an affordable way to watch RuPaul’s Drag Race. The TVision Vibe plan provides VH1 and other entertainment channels for $10 per month. The TVision Vibe plan allows streaming to 2 streams simultaneously and doesn’t include a DVR. However, you can also add 100 hours of Cloud DVR for $5/month, which means you can get VIBE with a DVR for $15/month. See our review of TVision or visit T-Mobile’s website for more information.
DIRECTV Stream offers VH1 and more for a price of $69.99 per month with upgraded plans available. The service supports Apple TV, iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and most modern web browsers.DIRECTV Stream See this promo page or our review of DIRECTV Stream for more details.
Watch Past Seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race
If you are looking to have a RuPaul’s Drag Race marathon or perhaps a “drag-athon” You can watch all 13 seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race with just two very affordable streaming service.
Philo and Paramount Plus
As I stated earlier, a subscription to Philo will allow you to watch every episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race seasons 10 – 13. If you want to catch earlier seasons, just pick up a free trial to Paramount+. The streaming service has every episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race seasons 1-10 available on demand.
Paramount+ offers two subscription options. A subscription to Paramount+ costs $5.99 per month for their ‘Limited Commercials’ Plan. You can also subscribe to the Paramount+ ‘Commercial Free’ plan for $9.99 per month. Paramount+ streams to Roku Players, Apple TV, Xbox One, Chromecast, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Fire TV Stick, so you watch right on your television. See our review of Paramount+ for more information on this streaming service.
Other RuPaul’s Drag Race On-Demand Options
You can find seasons 1-6 of RuPaul’s Drag Race available on Hulu’s VH1 Page. To watch you just need a subscription to Hulu’s Streaming Library. Hulu’s on-demand streaming service starts at $6.99/month. You can see our review of Hulu for more details.
If you subscribe to Amazon Prime seasons 1-5 of RuPaul’s Drag Race are included in your subscription. You can watch Amazon Prime on iOS, Android, Amazon Fire devices, Google Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, and many other devices. A subscription to Amazon Prime costs $12.99 per month, but you can save a good deal of money signing up for 1 year for $119. See our guide to the benefits of Amazon Prime for more details.
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