Is South Side Season 3 expected to release in 2022 or 2023? Continue reading to find out.
We know that South Side has received positive critical reception, which can be seen in the second season, which holds a 100% on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes based on six critics’ reviews. It is not surprising that the show was renewed for more seasons. The reception that the series has received based solely on the episodes explains why fans’ interest in watching the series has grown even more. Hence, it is clear that the anticipation has become more exciting than ever!
As a result, it’s easy to see why the forthcoming season has heightened the expectations and captivated the interest of fans who tuned in to watch the previous seasons and see what happens in the third season. Especially for you, we’ve compiled a quick rundown of everything you need to know about the official release date, plot, and cast, among others, before the premiere on the streaming platform. Continue reading to find out all the details about South Side Season 3.
South Side Season 3 Release Date and Time Slot
In February 2022, the series was renewed for a third season. Now it has been confirmed that the brand new season will premiere on Thursday, December 8, 2022, on a weekly basis in the same time slot at 12:00 a.m. (PT) or 3:00 a.m. (ET), just like the priors seasons on the streaming service.
In order to receive updates on when South Side Season 3 premieres on HBO Max, interested viewers can also enable notifications. The official Twitter handle of the show also confirmed the news among its followers, quoting, “In a Chicago State of Grind. #SouthSideOnHBOMax returns December 8th.” Take a look at the official post below:
— South Side (@southsidechi) November 29, 2022
South Side Season 3 Plot
The forthcoming season is expected to continue from the last episode, “Sarcophacouch,” which was released on November 25, 2021. The episode is directed by Michael Blieden and written by Chandra Russell. The official synopsis of the episode states, “Juke-A-Thon and Furniture Con loom on the horizon, promising big changes for the South Side crew; Stacy and Turner clash over coaching styles; Q’s groundbreaking couch creates waves and causes a rift in the space-time continuum.”
“We are blessed. We get to make a show starring our family and friends about a city we love. South Side finds joy in the extraordinary adventures of ordinary folks,” said Salahuddin and Riddle. “We challenge ourselves to make every episode a unique and unexpected journey. We have no clue where our characters will find themselves in season three and we couldn’t be more excited to find out.”
Suzanna Makkos, EVP, Original Comedy and Adult Animation, HBO Max, added: “To be able to bring this world and these characters to life has been a true joy. A lot of people say that South Side is about the American dream, and the stories that Bashir and Diallo have crafted completely embody that dream with both razor-sharp humor and refreshing cultural commentary. I think I speak for everyone here at HBO Max when I say, ‘it’s time for the percolator.'”
South Side Season 3 Cast and Crew
The series is produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and is executive produced by Bashir Salahuddin, Diallo Riddle, and Michael Blieden. Tony Hernandez executive produces for JAX Media. Ari Pearce, Kristyn Deignan, and Tara Power are producers for MTV Entertainment Studios. The main cast members of the series who are expected to reprise their roles are as follows Sultan Salahuddin as Simon James, Kareme Young as Kareme Odom, Chandra Russell as Sergeant Turner, and Bashir Salahuddin as Officer Goodnight.
The recurring cast members of the series are Lil Rel Howery as Terrence Bishop, Zuri Salahuddin as Stacy, Quincy Young as Quincy Odom, Diallo Riddle as Allen Gayle, Nefetari Spencer as Keisha, Will Miles as Jay-Mal, Lanre Idewu as Greg the Marine, Jelani Lofton as Teddy, Edward Williams III as Travis, Aaron J. Hart as Aaron, Rashawn Nadine Scott as Kitty Goodnight, Michael Brunlieb as Chase Novak, Ronald L. Conner as Bluto, Antoine McKay as Uncle Spike, and LaRoyce Hawkins as Michael “Shaw” Owens.
South Side Season 3 Episodes and Streaming Options
The upcoming season is expected to have a total of 10 episodes with an average runtime of 22 minutes, just like the prior seasons. On the other hand, the episode titles and synopsis of the series are not released by the network yet. The network will publish those details when the episodes are due to air on the streaming service which will debut two episodes a week starting Thursday, December 8, 2022, and concluding on December 29, 2022. So, we would advise fans to be patient while waiting for these updates, which will be issued in the coming days, and binge-watch the second season to recall the events.
Moreover, all the seasons of the show, along with the upcoming season, will be available exclusively on HBO Max, with other original series and movies in different languages also accessible on the streaming platform with a range of membership options. You are able to stream South Side by renting or purchasing on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, and Vudu. You may stream movies and shows at no additional cost with any of their services, depending on the package you choose.
South Side Season 3 Official Trailer
A complete trailer of 1:55 minutes for the new season was released on November 29, 2022, which gives a brief insight into the new episodes stating, “Attention! The city is being repossessed. Season 3 of South Side premieres December 8 on HBO Max. #SouthSideOnHBOMax” On the other hand, we know that South Side first debuted on Comedy Central before moving to HBO Max for Season 2 in November 2021. So, take a look at the official trailer for the series below:
Let us know in the comments if you will be streaming South Side Season 3 on HBO Max or not.