Friday's season 9 premiere of RuPaul's
Drag Race broke ratings records with an audience of nearly 1
According to Deadline
Hollywood, the show's VH1 debut was also its most-watched
episode ever, doubling its viewership from last season's premiere on
Logo and tripling viewership from its 8 PM time slot.
VH1 also said that the premiere, which
featured Lady Gaga, was the show's most tweeted episode.
Viacom, which owns Logo and VH1, moved
RuPaul's Drag Race to VH1 following an Emmy win for host
RuPaul. Encore episodes air Thursdays on Logo.
reveals he married boyfriend Georges LeBar in January.)
Lisa Kudrow (Friends, Web Therapy)
and the B-52s will guest judge on next week's episode.