Image: Telemundo

Netflix in the United States has finally received confirmation that season 3 of The Queen of the South it will head into service in May 2023.

For those who don’t know her, La Reina del Sur is the Mexican crime and suspense series starring Kate del Castillo that has been on our screens for almost a decade. The show follows a woman who came from humble beginnings to eventually rise through the ranks of drug gangs.

Netflix first licensed the show in the United States in June 2020, with the second season arriving in November 2019.

News of the season 3 renewal first came in July 2020, which eventually began airing on Telemundo, the Spanish-language channel owned by NBC Universal, between October 2022 and January 2023.

The majority of Netflix users around the world, receiving The Queen of the South as an Original title (which effectively means only exclusive in this case), received the third season on December 30, 2022.

Since joining Netflix in all regions except the US, the show has ranked well in the top 10 and is the sixth biggest title in the top 10 so far in 2023.

After a few months of silence, Netflix updated its page of The Queen of the South in the United States with the news that all sixty episodes that make up season 3 will arrive on May 17, 2023.

Queen of the South season 3 release date confirmed

There’s no current news on a future fourth season of the show with a potential fourth season, but really, it doesn’t seem likely. According to the main star of the show.«I think the third is the last and how it should be (we should) say goodbye to Teresita, so enjoy it.»

Of course, while you wait for the new season to hit Netflix, we recommend watching queen of the south, the English remake starring Alice Braga. All five seasons are scheduled to continue streaming on Netflix through 2027.

For more on what’s coming to Netflix in May 2023, check out our full preview.

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