USA NETWORK ANNOUNCES FOURTH SEASON FOR "QUEEN OF THE SOUTH"
From Fox 21 Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions, QUEEN OF THE SOUTH is slated to return in 2019
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - October 1, 2018 - USA Network today announced a fourth season renewal for the hit drama QUEEN OF THE SOUTH. Starring Alice Braga ("I Am Legend"), the series is based on the literary page-turner "La Reina Del Sur" by internationally acclaimed author Arturo Pérez-Reverte. Season 4 is set to return in 2019.
A co-production from Fox 21 Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions (UCP), QUEEN OF THE SOUTH is the #1 ad supported cable scripted series on Thursday nights at 9pm among key demos P18-49, P25-54, P2+, M18-49 and F18-49 year to date, and has delivered an average of 2.1MM total viewers P2+ this season.
QUEEN OF THE SOUTH tells the powerful story of Teresa Mendoza (Braga), a woman who is forced to run from the Mexican cartel and seek refuge in America. In Season 3, Teresa strikes out on her own, determined to build a new empire for herself. But as enemies old and new close in, she realizes that being Queen will require more work -- and more sacrifice -- than she ever imagined. Executive produced by David T. Friendly and Natalie Chaidez, the drama's third season aired its finale on September 13.
*Source: Nielsen. #1 claim is L3 (000), 1/1-8/18/18, Thu 9-10p; P2+ delivery is L7 (000) 1/1-8/23/18
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About USA Network
USA Network, the leader in cable entertainment, offers a powerful stable of dramatic, comedic and unscripted originals in more than 102 million U.S. homes. The network also features spectacular live television, a dynamic portfolio of acquired series and the best in blockbuster theatrical films and entertainment events. A trailblazer in digital innovation and storytelling, USA is defining, driving and setting the industry standard for Social TV. USA is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal. USA's award-winning website is located at http://www.usanetwork.com. Watch USA Network anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs.
About FOX 21 Television Studios
Fox 21 Television Studios is a production unit housed within Fox Television Group devoted to making creatively ambitious scripted and unscripted series for all distribution platforms. Fox 21 Television Studios is responsible for the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning sensation from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" (with FX Productions) as well as its follow-up "The Assassination of Gianni Versace;" the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning "Homeland," starring Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin; the critically acclaimed "The Americans" (with FX Productions) starring Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell; the blockbuster "Sons of Anarchy" as well as its follow-up "Mayans M.C." from co-creators Kurt Sutter and Elgin James; "Queen of the South," executive produced by David T. Friendly; "Pose" from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Alexis Martin Woodall and Sherry Marsh, with Steven Canals as co-executive producer, and Janet Mock, Our Lady J and Erica Kay as producers; and the Emmy-nominated "Genius: Einstein," its follow-up "Genius: Picasso" and the upcoming installment "Genius: Mary Shelley." Fox 21 Television Studios shows have amassed a collective 478 Emmy nominations and 108 Emmy wins, as well as multiple Golden Globes, Humanitas Prizes and Peabody Awards.
About Universal Cable Productions
Universal Cable Productions (UCP) creates innovative and critically acclaimed original scripted content. Its premium slate of programming includes: "Homecoming" for Amazon Prime Video; "The Umbrella Academy" for Netflix; "The Act" for Hulu; "Dirty John" for Bravo; the Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R)-winning drama "Mr. Robot," the Golden Globe nominated "The Sinner," "Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G," "The Purge" and "Suits" for USA Network; "Impulse" for YouTube Premium; "Happy!," "The Magicians" and "Channel Zero" for SYFY. UCP's content library also features 800 hours of award-winning content, including the Emmy Award-winning "Monk," the Peabody and Hugo Award-winning "Battlestar Galactica" and the Emmy nominated "Psych." UCP is a part of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.