Decorated Judges Panel Includes
Vanessa Williams, Michelle Visage, Trixie Mattel and Leona Lewis,
with Graham Norton Serving as Host
And Features Contestants from 10 Countries including USA, Mexico, Brazil, Denmark, Australia, Canada, England, France, China, and India
Produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and World of Wonder
Paramount+, the streaming service from ViacomCBS, announced the star-studded panel of judges for its upcoming, first-of-its-kind global singing competition, QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE, hosted by Five-time BAFTA TV Award-winner Graham Norton. The panel line-up includes Multi-Emmy and GRAMMY® nominee Vanessa Williams; platinum-selling recording artist, three-time Emmy®-winning producer and judge of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” Michelle Visage; American drag superstar Trixie Mattel and three-time GRAMMY-nominated global songstress Leona Lewis. QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE premieres Thursday, Dec. 2 exclusively on Paramount+ in the U.S. and will also roll out on the service in the Nordics, Latin America, Australia, and Canada.
Produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and World of Wonder, the producers of the Emmy® Award-winning franchise “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” this new series inspired by international singing competitions will follow the world’s most talented drag queens as they battle it out for global domination, and countries go head to head spotlighting their top talent.
Each episode will feature the world’s fiercest queens as they debut a new musical performance in front of a live audience and the “Pop Diva Panel” of judges in the hopes of being crowned the “Queen of the Universe.”
QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE joins Paramount+’s growing slate of original unscripted programming, including RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS, THE REAL WORLD HOMECOMING: NEW YORK, THE REAL WORLD HOMECOMING: LOS ANGELES, THE CHALLENGE: ALL STARS and RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS: UNTUCKED. In addition to its original series, Paramount+ also provides a vast library of ViacomCBS’ unscripted programming including fan favorites such as “The Real World,” “Big Brother,” “Survivor,” “Love & Hip Hop,” “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” “The Amazing Race” and more.