The # 1 primetime show on Spanish-language television promises to close with a bang


MIAMI – July 24, 2019 – Telemundo paves the way for the finale of La Reina del Sur Season Two with an action-packed week of unexpected plot twists and mind-blowing episodes leading up to the grand finale on Monday, July 29 at 10p/9C. This week, the number one primetime show in Spanish-language television that has captivated audiences every night since its premiere in April 2019, will finally bring a close to Teresa Mendoza’s current saga. To download a video promo, click here. To complement your coverage, visit the EPK website

Fans who have faithfully followed Teresa Mendoza in her quest to save her daughter Sofia during these last few months, will finally have answers to their most pressing questions. What will happen with Teresa and Lupo’s relationship? Will the DEA be successful in their plot to place the next Mexican President in office or will La Reina’s nemesis find her?

Telemundo’s most successful series in history, La Reina del Sur Season Two again reigned in primetime during this second season installment, ranking as the top regularly-scheduled program on Spanish-language television across all dayparts among adults 18-49 and adults 18-34, according to Nielsen. The series has also positioned Telemundo as the number one Spanish-language network for Monday-Friday primetime among the same two demographics. In addition, the series consistently outperformed at least two major English-language networks (ABC, CBS or NBC) among A18-49 and A18-34 during its timeslot. La Reina del Sur Season Two continues to dominate the digital space as the most social Hispanic primetime entertainment series since its debut.

The most ambitious series ever made in Spanish-language television, audiences have enjoyed the series’ tremendous production value, top level international cast and breathtaking locations around the globe. Created by Arturo Pérez-Reverte, La Reina del Sur Season 2 is written by Roberto Stopello, Juan Marcos Blanco, Miguel Ferrari, and Jose Miguel Nuñez. Marcos Santana is Executive Producer and Showrunner of the series, with Telemundo’s Martha Godoy and AG Studios’ Rodrigo Guerrero as Executive Producers. La Reina del Sur Season 2 is a co-production between Telemundo Global Studios and Netflix. Telemundo has the exclusive rights in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, and Netflix has the exclusive rights for the rest of the world for OTT.

Source: Nielsen, NPM, 4/22-7/22/19, Most Current (run on 7/23), M-F 8-11 pm Strict Daypart. Spanish-language program ranker excludes sports and specials. English-language claim based on Live+SD, La Reina del Sur program average vs. M-F 10-11pm strict daypart for ABC, CBS, and NBC; Social Content Ratings, 4/22/19 – 7/22/19. Ranked on program-level total social interactions, live/new episodes only, Excludes political programs)

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