‘Pop off Season 2’: ‘Drag Race Philippines,’ ‘Untucked’ return confirmed

October 19, 2022 - 10:39 AM
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Poster of Drag Race Philippines featuring KaladKaren, Paolo Ballesteros and Jiggly Caliente (Discovery+/Released)

The second season of “Drag Race Philippines,” the Philippines’ version of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” franchise, was officially announced on Wednesday, October 19.

World of Wonder, the home of drag queen reality shows, revealed this as it announced its upcoming shows on streaming service WOWPresentsPlus.

“Finally, ‘Drag Race Philippines’ and ‘Drag Race Philippines: Untucked’ have both been officially renewed for second seasons,” part of the announcement reads.

The rest of the titles to premiere on the streaming service are as follows:

  • “Drag Race Sverige: Untucked” from Sweden
  • “Drag Race France” Season 2
  • “Drag Race España: All Stars”

Premiere schedules of these franchises are yet to be announced.

This news was also shared on the Facebook page of “Drag Race Philippines”.

“Pop off, Season 2!” the post reads. This was in reference to the song the show’s season 1 contestants performed in a girl group challenge in one of its episodes.

Precious Paula Nicole was crowned as the country’s first drag race superstar in the finale of season 1 of the competition on October 12.

Precious bested 11 other contestants, including crowd-favorite finalists, Marina Summers, Eva Le Queen, and Xilhouete.

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After the second season was confirmed, viewers shared suggestions on how to improve the show’s production as they expressed their excitement for it.

“Pa-upgrade na din ng audio at lighting,” a Facebook user said.

“Woot woot! Congratulations! Sana talaga maintindihan n arin ng production yung mga comments ng supporters ng show. ‘Wag niyo na po sila awayin. Haha,” another online user commented.

“Ayan ha! 2nd chance! Ayusin nyo! Hindi to noontime show. Ayusin nyo yung lighting, camera angles, at walang kamatayan na BACKGROUND MUSIC na apakalakas,” another Facebook user said.

As of writing, details about the judges, contestants and other platforms that will carry the episodes are also yet to be announced.