The sixth season of RuPauls Drag Race will begin airing February 24, 2014. Like the fifth season, this season will feature 14 contestants competing for the title of "Americas Next Drag Superstar". For the first time in the shows history, the season premiere is split into two parts; the fourteen queens are split into two groups and compete against each other before being reunited as one group for the second episode.
Santino Rice and Michelle Visage are back as judges at the panel. Two new pitcrew members, Miles Moody and Simon Sherry-Wood, also have been introduced and will join the current pitcrew members, Jason Carter and Shawn Morales.The winner of this season will walk away with a prize package that will include a supply from Colorevolution Cosmetics and a cash prize of $100,000.