We know the saying, “If beauty is a weapon, then Georgia has always been locked and loaded.”
When will we finally welcome Season 3 of one of the most-watched series of all time on Netflix? Keep reading to find out!
For a while after the thorough run of Gilmore Girls, we frantic romanticizers yearned for another coming-of-age mother-daughter bonding franchise, which was up-to-date with an upbeat tempo to it. Looks like our viewership desires were answered with the culmination of Ginny and Georgia, which took its first step in 2021. What put the first season on the map is something mind-blowing. It was an online scrimmage with Taylor Swift, who tweeted about the disgraceful dialogue that took place in the series defaming her. Take a look!
Hey Ginny & Georgia, 2010 called and it wants its lazy, deeply sexist joke back. How about we stop degrading hard working women by defining this horse shit as FuNnY. Also, @netflix after Miss Americana this outfit doesn’t look cute on you 💔 Happy Women’s History Month I guess pic.twitter.com/2X0jEOXIWp
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) March 1, 2021
Anyhow, this very tweet catapulted the series into the genre of a cult-classic mother-daughter bonding nucleus that soothed our retinas. Don’t believe the popularity the series gained? Check this out.
After its first 28 days, the show had recorded 504.78 million hours watched globally, allowing it to break into Netflix’s all-time most-watched series list. Season 2 of Ginny & Georgia featured in the top 10 charts for seven weeks, recording 568.51 million hours watched.
Season 2 dropping also led to an increased viewership for season 1. Season 1 picked up 44.37 million additional hours in the week that season 2 was released, 63.23M in week 2, 43.29M in week 3, and 31.14 million in week 4.
Celebrating the news of hitting over half a billion hours on Netflix, Debra Fisher posted on Instagram a heartfelt message:
“This crew is like family. Everyone pictured (and many not present on set that day in Toronto) helped make this show a worldwide hit with over 500 million hours viewed (and counting). This is just a sliver of BTS of our phenomenal DP and extraordinary camera department”
Nielsen data also suggests the show is a stomping success in the United States, covering several different streaming services. Their data suggest that between 20% and 30% of overall viewing for Ginny & Georgia takes place in the United States. Per Nielsen Insights, they provide a little more demographic information on the audience for Ginny & Georgia:
“Ginny & Georgia’s audience stayed true to form, decidedly 18-34 (34%) and female (76%) capitalizing on the niche where shows like Friends, Grey’s Anatomy, and Gilmore Girls have been having extended streaming success. G&G actually had a broader demographic base than the others, as Greys derives half of its audience from the 18-34 bucket, Friends 58%, and Gilmore Girls a whopping 64%.”
As mentioned above, TikTok has been a huge traffic driver for Ginny & Georgia. As of now, the main tag for Ginny & Georgia has views at over 17.2B and plenty more in other assorted tags related to the show.
After securing its pinnacle of success, fans are awaiting news on the arrival of Season 3. If you missed out on earlier announcements, here is some mind-boggling celebratory news for you. Owing to the mind-numbing popularity show, Netflix announced its renewal not only for a Season 3 but also a Season 4! That’s right, internet sensations Ginny and Georgia will be back for two more seasons!
— Ginny And Georgia Netflix (@ginnyndgeorgia) May 18, 2023
We know for a fact that Season 3 will not be joining us in 2023 and certainly not in August 2023. So will it premiere in 2024?
Let’s find out.
Ginny And Georgia Season 3 Release Date: Can We Expect a 2024 Arrival?
Let’s skim through the facts again to determine its fate.
May 17th, 2023, marked the epic double renewal date for Ginny and Georgia Seasons 3 and 4. The production for Season 3 was set to begin in the fall of 2023, but it looks like the initial planning has to be reversed by the rampant double-strike situation that Hollywood is currently facing.
May 2023 witnessed the onslaught of the gravest writer’s protest in the form of the WGA union. Amidst the protest, several competing networks updated their fall broadcast schedules in anticipation of the dissipation of the strikes within the next month.
However, in July, the actors union SAG-AFTRA also joined in the protest for their wage rights and better protection against the hindsight of Artificial Intelligence. The last time such a large-scale strike sent Hollywood productions into an indefinite hiatus was 63 years ago! We are in the third month of this double-strike situation, and there are no hopes for reconciliation through negotiations.
In a recent meeting held for the first time in more than three months, the Writers Guild and the AMPTP on Friday failed to reach an agreement to resume contract negotiations. Their inability to agree on terms for returning to the bargaining table comes after their much-anticipated meeting to discuss a possible resumption of talks.
“As of now, there is no agreement on these items, because the AMPTP said they needed to consult with their member studios before moving forward,” the union said in a statement last Friday.
In recent news, it seems like the negotiations will stretch out till October, making an early 2024 release bleak. It takes about a year for the writing, filming, production, and post-production loop to end to give us a spectacular season. And after maintaining its stellar crown for the first two seasons, it would be treason for a third season that fell short of its promises. As of writing this, the production of Ginny and Georgia Season 3 remains on an indefinite hiatus, and until the demands of the two unions are met, we can’t expect the scripts to be ready for Season 3 anytime by the end of 2023.
However, if we were to make a calculated assumption based on the earlier patterns followed, if production begins by the end of 2023, we can set a release window expectation for Season 3 between the end of 2024 and early 2025. So if the strike situation does not simmer by the end of 2023, a 2024 release won’t happen.
Either way, we urge the fans to stay patient and re-watch the first two seasons, which are currently streaming on Netflix. Or if you are feeling a tad bit sentimental due to the devastating news, we suggest you marinate in the official soundtrack of Ginny & Georgia Season 2 to jog your memory.
Ginny And Georgia Season 3 Cast: Who Will Be Reprising Their Roles?
There have not been any announcements thus far that inform us of any cast shake-ups of the Ginny & Georgia gang for Season 3. Keeping that in mind, here are the possible members who will reprise their roles for Season 3.
- Brianne Howey as Georgia Miller
- Antonia Gentry as Ginny Miller
- Diesel La Torraca as Austin Miller
- Jennifer Robertson as Ellen Baker
- Felix Mallard as Marcus Baker
- Sara Waisglass as Maxine ‘Max’ Baker
- Scott Porter as Mayor Paul Randolph
- Raymond Ablack as Joe
- Mason Temple as Hunter Chen
- Katie Douglas as Abby
- Chelsea Clark as Norah
- Jonathan Potts as Mr Gitten
- Sabrina Grdevich as Cynthia Fuller
- Colton Gobbo as Jordan
- Connor Laidman as Zach
- Nathan Mitchell as Zion Miller
- Rebecca Ablack as Padma
- Tyssen Smith as Brodie
- Daniel Beirne as Nick
- Aaron Ashmore as Gil Timmins
In conversation with DigitalSpy, actor Nathan Mitchell revealed his season two experience, saying:
“I loved it. It was phenomenal. I love every second I get to spend with this cast. Just getting to dive more into Zion, and explore what his dynamics with his parents are like; what the co-parenting relationship with Georgia is like; getting to see him really be there for Ginny in moments that matter. All of that was really a joy to explore.”
Additionally, the actor also disclosed his aspirations regarding season three,
“I’d love to see where things go with Simone. I think it’s always fun when you throw Georgia in the mix there, where you have those three together, and have them navigate this new dynamic that they exist in.”
Looks like Season 3 will answer a lot of cliffhanging questions we were left with from Season 2. Maybe we may see a few new faces? With a mysterious past like Georgia Millers(whose real name is NOT EVEN GEORGIA), we never know which episodes of her life she hasn’t revealed yet. Nevertheless, as we approach the date for the Season 3 release, new information highlighting the plot, cast, and more will be out, and we will be the first to inform you, so stay tuned to this space!
Ginny And Georgia Season 3 Plot: The New Season Needs To Answer These Questions
Ever since the comedy-drama series appeared on Netflix in 2021, viewers have been hooked on it, with each episode amping up the suspense radar until we see that beneath the warm bubbly Southern accent of Georgia, there are secrets so dark that it may endanger her, and her entire family if and when unveiled. With a riveting slow suspense plotline and an intriguing yet soul-warming mother and daughter relationship with an adorable son, Ginny & Georgia Season 2 dethroned the all-time favorite crime thriller Kaleidoscope and reigned as the new top hit of Netflix in 2022.
Just when we thought Georgia was reaching the ideal life she manifested after all these years, Netflix inserted the worst cliffhanger of the decade without caution, and now we are left fawning over when and if Season 3 will continue from where Season 2 left off! If you are also hungover from the mind-numbing effect of Ginny & Georgia Season 2, we have come up with some interesting updates for the next season.
The ending seconds of the Season 2 finale opened up an entire portal for the origination of a whole new plot! Looks like things will be moving from more casual-chic-dauntless moments to more serious monotonic ones.
Ginny & Georgia is one of those series that, once you start it, you can never stop asking questions about each and every plot that unravels before you throughout the Seasons. Also, it does not help the cause when we have to sit it out for two whole years before we get the next season to answer our questions. Looks like Ginny & Georgia Season 3 will not be a stranger to this trend.
It is set on the riveting plotline, which reads, “angsty, awkward 15-year-old Ginny Miller (who) often feels more mature than her 30-year-old mother, the irresistible, dynamic Georgia Miller. After years on the run, Georgia desperately wants to put down roots in picturesque New England and give her family something they’ve never had: a normal life.”
According to showrunner and executive producer Debra J. Fisher, the scene is powerful enough to reveal the vulnerable side of Georgia that is seldom featured. She said,
“That moment is one of the most powerful moments for Georgia…Typically, she’s all that Southern charm and warmth on the outside and hiding her true darker self from everyone, especially Ginny. Georgia discovering the wolfsbane in the fireplace reveals one of her darkest secrets. Ginny now knows the truth – that she’s a murderer. But for Georgia, for better or worse, at her core, she will do anything for her kids. So, we felt it was one of the most powerful ways we could see that reaction we were craving.”
“Georgia is such a mama bear and so protective of her children, [but] also simultaneously [has] this indignation of, ‘Look what I would do for you. These are the lengths I will go to protect you, and now, once you see the inner me, you leave?!’…Georgia is pissed for better or worse.”
Speaking to DigitalSpy, creator Sarah Lampert suggested that there are “a lot of really great possibilities” in the third season. She said,
“If Georgia is being charged with this crime, we have Zion, he’s Ginny’s dad, we have Gill in the picture now,” she said. “I think previous to this, he had no chance at custody because he was a convicted felon but who knows now, and we’ve got Paul, who’s the stepdad. We have so many golden possibilities for storytelling based on how rich these characters are. And based on how many surprises we want to throw into Season 3 that I’m being coy about but we do have it planned out.”
In conversation with The Wrap, Debra Fisher teased,
“We know where Season 3 begins and ends and we know the end game.”
Speaking to Deadline, Lampert revealed the possible tangent of Austin’s story in the third season:
“Austin isn’t squeaky clean. He’s a kid, but he stabbed someone in the hand with a pencil, he — way more than Ginny, seems very okay with the fact that his mom’s done all this stuff, he doesn’t seem fazed whatsoever (laughs)… That’s not true. If we get to Season 3, we’ll have to dig deep into what he saw transpire in Season two and the emotional ramifications of that.”
Additionally, she revealed the various possibilities of dealing with Cyntia’s reaction to Georgia’s arrest:
“Anything could happen. I think that Cynthia by no means wanted Georgia to do that. I think that it would shock her to find out, and obviously, we weren’t with her, we don’t know what happened off camera in between that scene that led to the arrest. But that would definitely be something that I think we would want to explore in Season 3.”
Here is a detailed episode guide of Ginny and Georgia Season 2 for you to understand what the possible premises of the plot will be for Season 3:
“The kids spend Thanksgiving with Zion, who helps Ginny through an emotional ordeal. Georgia has an awkward dinner with Paul’s parents.”S2.E2 ∙ Why Does Everything Have to Be So Terrible, All the Time, Forever?
January 5, 2023
Georgia worries Nick will reveal what he knows as she schemes her way up the Wellsbury social ladder. At school, Ginny gets an icy reception.S2.E3 ∙ What Are You Playing at, Little Girl?
January 5, 2023
After plotting revenge on a school mom, Georgia opens up about her troubled past to Ginny. Paul moves in with the Millers.S2.E4 ∙ Happy My Birthday to You
January 5, 2023
Paul and Georgia clash over her parenting style, Ginny throws a rager, and Cynthia finds love in an unexpected place.
S2.E5 ∙ Latkes Are Lit
January 5, 2023
After a night out with Zion, Paul comes home to a startling discovery. Austin receives a surprise visitor at school.
S2.E6 ∙ A Very Merry Ginny & Georgia Christmas Special
January 5, 2023
Sparks fly as Paul and Zion’s families join the Millers for a holiday dinner. Austin looks for his Christmas gifts – and makes a dangerous find.
S2.E7 ∙ Let Us Serenade the Sh*t Out of You
January 5, 2023
Georgia insists on going to Ginny’s therapy session, where raw truths emerge. Gil pushes his way into Austin’s life and Georgia finds cause to celebrate.
S2.E8 ∙ Hark! Darkness Descends!
January 5, 2023
After a sudden behavior change raises concern among his friends, Marcus has a tearful meeting with Ginny. Austin witnesses a terrifying scene.
S2.E9 ∙ Kill Gil
January 5, 2023
A buried secret comes to light. Joe and Georgia reminisce. An already heartbroken Ginny overhears upsetting news.
S2.E10 ∙ I’m No Cinderella
January 5, 2023
As Gil continues to make threats and Cordova closes in, revelations about Georgia’s past surface at the worst possible time.
Given these premises, there are a few burning questions Ginny & Georgia Season 3, need to answer after leaving us in the inconclusive cliffhanger in Season 2.
What does the future hold for Georgia Miller?
It almost seemed like Georgia was minutes away from her happily ever after with Paul before her manifested life literally got snatched from beneath her. Her wedding with Mayor Paul crashed, and she was arrested for the murder of Cynthia’s husband, Tom. The whole wedding party stood in shock, including Ginny, Zion, and Paul, not a clue of what sin Georgia had committed, except for Austin. He was the only person who witnessed as Ginny snuffed Tom with a pillow to end his misery so Cynthia wouldn’t have to suffer anymore.
All Austin said during the arrest was, “But I didn’t tell anyone!”
Does Georgia really end up serving time in jail? Or is there a way out? Since Austin didn’t spill the beans, and there was obviously no hard evidence of Georgia ending Tom’s life despite her children knowing what she is capable of doing, we might see a classic Georgia escape.
Mind you. This is not the first time Georgia committed a murder. She killed her ex-husband as well, from whom she inherited all the wealth and was raising her children now. So, will she run away again? Or will she face her past with her new husband, Paul?
Will Ginny’s mental health make a drastic U-turn?
Within a few episodes of the show, we, unfortunately, see the triggering episodes of Ginny’s mental health and how she uses self-harm to numb her emotions by using pain. Her love interest Marcus caught on to this and always vowed to be by her side, but unfortunately, that didn’t age well as Marcus fell into a mental rutt himself, breaking up with Ginny in the process.
With the arrest of her mom and the Marcus situation, Ginny might find herself to be more lonelier than ever. Will she resort to self-harm again? Or will she step up as the big sister to Austin and look after the household until Georgia is back?
Will we see more of Zion?
Given that Ginny’s dad is in the picture, will he step up and take care of her now that her mother has been arrested? To be honest, Zion seemed like a nice person and probably the only person Ginny needed in her life for stability.
Hopefully, we will see him and his new love interest take a more proactive role in Ginny’s life.
Will Paul stay by Georgia’s side through it all?
To be honest, it didn’t stop him before. Georgia confessed her murderous past to Paul, and he still ended up marrying her when he understood that the intentions behind those murders were pure. Now there is a sentence I thought I could never frame.
He would probably use his powers as a mayor and bail out Georgia, but it seems like it will be a rocky road ahead. It will also be interesting to see how he fits in as a stepdad to Ginny and Austin in their mother’s absence.
Will Marcus and Ginny be back?
Oh, please don’t give us a disappointing ending to an epic romance like theirs. (like they did with Rory and Dean in Gilmore Girls)
The Ginny-Marcus love story had us at the edge of our seats in the beginning, and we have a feeling he will be back by her side. But that will mean that he will have to reveal why he was depressed and decided to break it off in the first place with Ginny. They are like two broken pieces of a puzzle that fit! We hope the series does not rob us of this epic romance!
Given the innumerable plotlines that can be explored hereon, we can expect this to be a long series, and we are not complaining.
Will we see a lot more MANG?
Mang is slang for Ginny’s gang. Wow, that totally rhymed!
Looks like, after a fair share of ups and downs, Ginny’s support system will be back by her side to go through tough times. We love a good MANG reunion.
As more updates are underway after the scripts for Season 3 are completed, we will update you with new and fresh revelations about the plot to be picked up in Ginny and Georgia Season 3.
Ginny & Georgia Season 3: Official Trailer
Since no official release date has been announced for Ginny & Georgia Season 3, we do not have a trailer in possession.
However, you can check out the official trailer for Ginny & Georgia Season 2 instead: