Will the glittering ballrooms of London’s high society return for more scandals this year? Continue reading to find out more about Bridgerton Season 3’s potential release date.
Lady Whistledown is going to strike back as the Bridgerton universe is expanding, and there is nothing more cheerful than this exciting news for the fans who were showered with so much love for this historical fiction-romance series based on the book series by Julia Quinn.
Recently, a limited-run series drama created by Shonda Rhimes, “Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story,” also became a part of this franchise, which was well-received by viewers around the world. So, the viewers are now left curious to know if the network will soon expand the Regency era by premiering the much-awaited third season of Bridgerton or not.
If you have been keeping up with the timeline of the series, then you’ll know that the production for the third season which began principal photography in July 2022 has wrapped up filming in March 2023. Hence, if we consider this schedule, then it might take a few more months to finish post-production, which involves editing and other tasks to make these upcoming episodes perfect.
We won’t be surprised if Bridgerton Season 3 is aiming for a late 2023 or early 2024 release window on Netflix! Of course, this is just speculation, and the fans should wait and keep a closer eye on the social media handles to know about all the latest details and updates about Bridgerton Season 3.
But to clear up any doubts relating to the release date, we can confirm that there is still plenty of time for the network to formally announce the official premiere date for the season because the official teaser trailer or first look images have not yet been released to begin the promotion. On the other hand, it does seem ideal for the fans to get a break for a few months in order to catch up with the different stories and how they are interconnected with each season, giving more context to this series’ overall storyline.
As mentioned above, the fans have already been treated to new Bridgerton content this year! Therefore, it’s crucial that the show’s makers take a brief break, build up the excitement for the third season after the success of Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, and launch it at the proper streaming season when the interest of the fans is at an all-time high!
Moreover, if we take most of the series into consideration, then the new season will have the same premiere time as other shows on the streaming service, which is 12:00 a.m. (PT) or 3:00 a.m. (ET). In order to receive updates on when the show premieres on Netflix, interested viewers can also enable notifications. For your convenience, we’ve also included a list of various time slots so that you can start binge-watching it right away with the rest of the world.
- Alaska: 11:00 p.m. AKDT the night before the release date
- Brazil: 4:00 a.m. BRT the morning of the release date
- Dubai, UAE: 11:00 a.m. GST the morning of the release date
- East Coast of the US: 3:00 a.m. ET the morning of the release date
- England: 7:00 am BST on the morning of the release date
- France: 8:00 a.m. CEST on the morning of the release date
- Germany: 8:00 a.m. CEST on the morning of the release date
- Hawaii: 9:00 p.m. HST the night before the release date
- India: 12:30 p.m. IST on the afternoon of the release date
- Israel: 9:00 a.m. IDT the morning of the release date
- Italy: 8:00 a.m. CEST on the morning of the release date
- Japan: 4:00 p.m. KST the afternoon of the release date
- Midwest of the US: 2:00 a.m. CT on the morning of the release date
- Mountain time in the US: 1:00 a.m. MT the morning of the release date
- South Africa: 9:00 a.m. SAST the morning of the release date
- South Korea: 4:00 p.m. KST on the afternoon of the release date
- Spain: 8:00 a.m. CEST on the morning of the release date
- Sydney, Australia: 5:00 p.m. AEST on the afternoon of the release date
- West Coast of the US: 12:00 a.m PT the morning of the release date
Bridgerton Season 3: What to expect in the new season?
The focus of Season 3 is Penelope and Colin’s relationship, which is the subject of “Romancing Mister Bridgerton,” which is the fourth book in Julia Quinn’s Bridgerton series. The love story between Colin Bridgerton and Penelope Featherington in the fourth of Julia Quinn’s bestselling Regency novels, which features the charming, powerful Bridgerton family, has been confirmed to have served as a major source of inspiration for season three, with minor tweaks.
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In the aftermath of Season 2’s Featherington Ball, Penelope is left heartbroken after overhearing Colin say to a group of bachelors that he would never court her… But Penelope is moving away from her crush on Colin and is determined to find herself a husband who’ll allow her the independence to continue her work as Lady Whistledown.
But Colin quickly realizes that he’s losing his long-time friend and wants to win her back. He then offers to help Penelope improve her confidence to better attract a proposal. Once Colin’s lessons start to work a little too well, he’ll have to grapple with the possibility that his feelings for Penelope aren’t strictly platonic. Penelope’s falling out with Colin’s little sister Eloise Bridgerton (Jessie) – who will find an unlikely new friend in Season 3 – further complicates the Polin matter.
Bridgerton S3 will follow the budding relationship between Colin Bridgerton and Penelope Featherington.
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— Netflix UK & Ireland (@NetflixUK) May 16, 2022
This is different from how the books are supposed to be read because book 3 is about Benedict Bridgerton’s courtship and marriage, while book 4 is about Penelope and Colin’s romance. So, their story is being adapted as a series first, which is exciting as their bond has been kind of hinted at since the inception of the show. Additionally, the main official synopsis from the first lines of the pilot episode titled, “Out of the Shadows,” states:
“Dearest gentle reader, we’ve been apart for far too long. At last, London’s smart set has made its return, and so too has this author. As the season begins, the question on everyone’s minds is, of course, which newly-minted debutante will shine the brightest? The crop this year appears to be rather dazzling indeed, unfortunately, not every young lady can attract the light.” The episode is directed by Tricia Brock and written by Jess Brownell.
Apart from Phoebe Dynevor, who confirmed that she will not be returning but could reprise her role “potentially in the future.” The previous cast members will return in the new season with a few changes along with three new actors to tell this romantic tale, which are as follows Daniel Francis will play Marcus Anderson, a charismatic new entry to the ton, Sam Phillips will appear as Lord Debling, a likable lord with eccentric interests, and James Phoon has the role of Dankworth, a character who may lack wit but makes up for it with dashing looks.
Also, check out the exclusive clip on Netflix’s YouTube channel which is narrated by Nicola Coughlan, the actress who plays Penelope in the series below:
Catch up on the previous seasons while you wait for Bridgerton Season 3 to premiere on Netflix.