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[01/20/17 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 20
Updates include: Kourtney Kang, Dan Kopelman land pilot orders; Lili Mirojnick to co-star in Syfy's "Happy!"; and NBC eyes "Witchblade" reboot.

[12/15/16 - 10:35 AM]
USA Network Set to End 2016 as #1 Entertainment Cable Network in Total Viewers for 11th Straight Year
USA further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/28/16 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 28
Updates include: Kevin Smith drops out of Amazon's "Buckaroo Banzai" TV series; Larry Wilmore signs overall deal with ABC Studios; and Alex McAulay brings "Lance 2.0" to CBS.

[11/16/16 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 16
Updates include: The CW passes on additional episodes for "Frequency," "No Tomorrow"; Damon Wayans, Jr. is "The Henchman" for FOX; and Adam Beach among latest tapped for TNT's "Monsters of God."

[09/06/16 - 01:00 PM]
USA Network Announces Second Season Pickup for "Queen of the South"
Plus: Natalie Chaidez is signing on as showrunner for the new season.

[04/18/16 - 09:45 AM]
"Queen of the South" to Premiere Tuesday, June 21 at 10/9c on USA Network
The series tells the powerful story of Teresa Mendoza, a woman who is forced to run and seek refuge in America after her drug-dealing boyfriend is unexpectedly murdered in Mexico.

[04/14/16 - 08:56 AM]
USA Network Unveils New Brand Positioning, "We The Bold"
Building upon USA's rich characters-driven history, "We The Bold" reflects the values and interests of today's modern audiences by evoking courage, resiliency, risk-taking and authenticity.

[02/22/16 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 22
Updates include: Peyton List, Mekhi Phifer cast in The CW's "Frequency"; Dan Byrd first to board ABC's "Model Woman"; and Vanessa Hudgens is bound for NBC's "Powerless."

[01/22/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 22
Updates include: HBO rescinds series order for "Brothers in Atlanta"; NBC greenlights three comedy, two drama pilots; and CBS likewise orders pilots for new comedy and drama.

[10/19/15 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 19
Updates include: Netflix eyes limited series revival of "Gilmore Girls"; NBC trims orders for "Hot & Bothered," "Superstore"; and ABC Family extends "Baby Daddy" by 10 additional episodes.

[09/30/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 30
Updates include: Bethany Joy Lenz, Bruce Greenwood among latest cast in TNT's "Home"; NBC shelves its limited series "The 1970s"; Rick Eid brings Michael Crichton's "Genes" to CBS.

[06/05/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 5
Updates include: Jason George named series regular on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy"; OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network nixes Jay Williams series; and David Ogden Stiers to guest on TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles."

[05/12/15 - 10:18 AM]
USA Network Announces the Series Pick-Up for "Queen of the South"
The series is based on the literary page-turner "La Reina Del Sur," the top-selling novel by the internationally acclaimed author Arturo Pérez-Reverte.

[04/07/15 - 08:45 AM]
USA Network Unveils Its Development Slate for 2015/2016
Charlize Theron, Rob Reiner, Barry Sonnenfeld, Eric Kripke, Aaron Korsh and Catherine Hardwicke are among the featured auspices.

[01/23/15 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 23
Updates include: NBC orders a quartet of dramas to pilot; ABC follows with five greenlit pilots; and IFC cancels "The Birthday Boys."

[01/15/15 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 15
Updates include: NBC issues pilot orders for two dramas; Donny Deutsch to topline USA's "Donny!"; and "WWE Tough Enough" eyed for sixth season at USA.

[01/13/15 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 13
Updates include: John Rhys-Davies bound for MTV's "Shannara"; Shoshana Bush to lead ABC Family's "Tough Cookie"; and FOX formally pulls the plug on "Red Band Society."

[12/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
USA Network Announces Series Pick-Up for New Drama "Mr. Robot"
The series stars Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin and Martin Wallstrom.

[12/18/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 18
Updates include: David Fincher sets up a pair of projects at HBO; Loretta Devine, Amber West cast in NBC's Jerrod Carmichael pilot; and Sarah Silverman to topline potential comedy for HBO.

[11/25/14 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 25
Updates include: Parminder Nagra, Jessalyn Gilsig bound for USA's "Evil Men"; Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon eye potential limited series; and Regina King cast in FX's "Pariah."

[11/14/14 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 14
Updates include: Elizabeth Perkins boards TNT's "Cocaine Cowboys"; Jessy Schram, Jonathan Banks join Lifetime's "The Lizzie Borden Chronicles"; and AMC passes on comedy pilot "We Hate Paul Revere."

[10/23/14 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 23
Updates include: Alice Braga to lead "Queen of the South" for USA; Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa to bring Archie Comics' "Riverdale" to the small screen at FOX; and Lindsey Gort cast in MTV's "Self Promotion."

[09/23/14 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 23
Updates include: Michael Imperioli to complete Amazon's "Mad Dogs"; Riley Keough tapped for Starz's "The Girlfriend Experience"; and Tim Peper cast as lead of AMC's "White City."







QUEEN OF THE SOUTH (USA)
Returns in TBA 2017 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/23/16 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2017/2018 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2016-17 season (the show's second) on 9/6/16
DESCRIPTION:
(from USA's press release, September 2016) USA Network today announced a second season renewal for the popular drama QUEEN OF THE SOUTH, with Natalie Chaidez (12 Monkeys) signing on as showrunner. 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. A co-production from Fox 21 Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions (UCP), QUEEN OF THE SOUTH is currently airing on USA Network on Thursday nights, with its season one finale scheduled to air Thursday, September 15 at 10/9c. The series has delivered an average of 2.26MM total viewers (L7), and throughout its run to date has been Thursday's #1 cable entertainment program in Prime among P18-49s (952K) and P25-54s (1.08MM). Showrunner Chaidez was executive producer for Syfy's 12 Monkeys and is known for her work as co-executive producer on "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" and "Heroes." Other credits include consulting producer on USA's Necessary Roughness and In Plain Sight. QUEEN OF THE SOUTH tells the powerful story of Teresa Mendoza (Braga), a woman who is forced to run and seek refuge in America after her drug-dealing boyfriend is unexpectedly murdered in Mexico. In the process, she teams with an unlikely figure from her past to bring down the leader of the very drug trafficking ring that has her on the run.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adriana Barraza as Camila Vargas
· Alice Braga as Teresa Mendoza
· Gerardo Taracena as Cesar "Batman" Guemes
· Hemky Madera as Pote Galvez
· Justina Machado as Brenda Parra
· Peter Gadiot as James Valdez
CREW INFORMATION:
· Arturo Perez-Reverte as BOOK
· Charlotte Sieling as DIR (Pilot)
· David T. Friendly as EP
· Joshua John Miller as CRTR/EP
· M.A. Fortin as CRTR/EP
· Pancho Mansfield as EP (Pilot)
· Scott Rosenbaum as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Fox Television Studios
· Universal Cable Productions