USA Network’s QUEEN OF THE SOUTH scored 2.1MM P2+ in its second season return. The female-led series also saw growth across the key demos, including a lift in women 18-49 +19% from the S1 premiere and +18% from the S1 average.
- Viewers 18-34 increased by +14% versus S1 premiere
- Viewers 18-34 increased by +10% versus the S1 average
- The most growth among viewer demographic from 18-49 was driven by women
Based on the best-selling book “La Reina Del Sur” by Arturo Pérez-Reverte,
QUEEN OF THE SOUTH tells the powerful story of Teresa Mendoza (Alice Braga), a woman who is forced to run and seek refuge in America after her drug-dealing boyfriend is unexpectedly murdered in Mexico. This season, Teresa Mendoza must not only survive, but make it to the top of the drug world. David T. Friendly serves as executive producer alongside esteemed veteran showrunner Natalie Chaidez. As one of the only Latina showrunners in Hollywood, Chaidez has made impactful changes to QUEEN OF THE SOUTH‘s production staff – bringing in more female and diverse directors, writers and editors on board this season.
QUEEN OF THE SOUTH airs on USA on Thursdays at 10/9c and is co-produced by Fox 21 Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions.
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Starring Alice Braga as Teresa and Veronica Falcon as Camila Vargas, the season will feature a Rafael Amaya (El Senor del los Cielos) returning to the screen again to reprise his crossover role, in addition to the return of El Guero, played by Jon Ecker.
Season 2 follows Teresa’s rise to Queen pin and shows the sacrifices she must make not only to survive, but to make it to the top.
The show also inked a deal with highly-coveted Latina executive producer Natalie Chaidez to executive produce the series along with David T. Friendly.
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