Netflix’s Sweet Magnolias are one of the best web series that has been wrapped up for the third season in 2023. The series is a feel-good show. The story of the series has been revolved around the novel by Sherryl Woods that has been premiered for the first on Netflix in may 202, and the second season is dropping in 2022.
The series mainly revolves around the novel series written by Sheryl Woods. Some mismatch is also seen between the story told in the book and what we have watched on screen, it contains a lot of source material to pull the show. We will now dive into the third season of Sweet Magnolias which follows Maddie, Helen, and Dana Sue lifting each other as they have juggled relationships, family, and careers in the tiny southern town of Serenity.
Sweet Magnolias (Season 3): Renewal Status
After two months of season 2, we still get a little hope about the future of the show. We are still hoping for any such news either renewal or cancelation in early May, we just give our thumbs up for more b episodes on the way to Season 3 that’s once again are expecting 10 episodes long in length.
The confirmation has been followed by that Sweer magnolias Writers’ Twitter page tweeting:
“We are going back to Serenity, y’all! We are so thrilled to share we have season 3 of Sweet Magnolias. Can’t wait to welcome y’all home.”
This series has not been renewed ahead of time so it also can come down to the viewership and also have the “stickiness” of the show.
Sweet Magnolias (Season 3): Production Status
The production dates still need to be confirmed, the filming mat starts at any point in Summer 2022. It will once again shoot the film in Covington and Atlanta, Georgia in the US.
At the beginning of June, the entire team of the show just set out for new locations. In the Instagram post, Sheryl Anderson stated:
“Thrilled to be plotting and planning season 3, with friends, old and new!!!”
On 1st July the show star Joanna Garcia Swisher just posted on Instagram exposing that she just had dyed her hair once again to perform her role in the latest third season once again suggesting that the shooting is imminent.
Swisher said, “Maddie’s lob is back could only mean one thing…
#sweetmagnoliasnetflix #seasons 3”
It has been reported that things get underway in July 2022, along with the official Sweet Magnolias page posting that they’d begun filming on July 18th, 2022. Their post included the following caption:
“‘Shall we begin?’ So happy to be welcoming everyone home to Serenity for day one of filming Season 3 of Sweet Magnolias!”
On the announcement that the third season is in production, Sheryl J. Anderson said:
“It’s a joy, privilege, and blessing to be back in Serenity.”
Norman Buckley, who has helmed several episodes of the show, has been expected to return to the director’s chair, according to numerous posts. Buckley has continued to serve as the show’s co-executive producer.
On 3rd September 2022, Sheryl J Anderson posted that they were halfway through filming on Instagram, where the showrunner thanked a gelato stall, saying:
“Many thanks to @dulceartisangelato for helping us celebrate Halfway Day!!! Hard to believe we’ve shot half of Season 3. Time flies when you’re working with people you love!!!”
Production was confirmed to have wrapped up on October 21st, 2022.
Sheryl J. Anderson posted to confirm the wrap saying in a Tweet:
“We finished filming Season 3 last night. It’s been a joy to spend another season in Serenity, working with, laughing with, and learning from amazing artists in the cast and crew. Our community made something beautiful for you. I’m grateful to them and excited for you to see it!!!”
The Sweet Magnolias Writers’ Room also posted to confirm filming had wrapped.
Anderson has posted numerous behind-the-scenes photos throughout filming, including one on August 27th, where we see night shooting at a basketball court.
It has been reported that in between 6-9 months, for the show to finish post-production, we’re expecting that season 3 of Sweet Magnolias will arrive in Spring 2023, it might be late as Summer/Fall 2023.
A press release from October 2022 states the show is set to return in Spring 2023.
Sweet Magnolias (Season 3): Release Date
We are assuming the series will follow a similar filming pattern to season 2 then it might be wrapped by Fall which means in the middle of 2023 on Netflix that’s more realistic.
Sweet Magnolias Season 3 Writers, Directors, and Episode Titles
Netflix unveils the complete list of writers and directors with the episode titles. You will get all the names of the episodes with their writer’s and director’s name
Season 3 of Sweet Magnolias will once again consist of 10 episodes.
- Episode 301 – Written by: Sheryl J. Anderson – Directed by: Norman Buckley
- Episode 302 – Written by: Caron Tschampion – Directed by: Norman Buckley
- Episode 303 – Searchers – Written by: Anthony Epling
- Episode 304 – Be Bold – Written by: Barret Helms
- Episode 305 – Written by: Shani Am. More
- Episode 306 – Teleplay by: Caron Tschampion – Story by: Anthony Epling
- Episode 307 – Written by: Anthony Epling
- Episode 308 – Beat Me at My Own Game – Written by: Shani Am. Moore
- Episode 309 – Written by: Barret Helms
- Episode 310 – Written by: Sheryl J. Anderson & Sara Jumel – Directed by Mary Lou Belli
Sweet Magnolias (Season 2): Netflix Performance
We all know that Sweet Magnolias is one of the biggest hits of 2022 and so far. The entry of Season 2 brings an uptick in viewership for the first season. The first season got 21.64 million hours of viewing from 6th February to 13th February.
The interesting facts are within 30th January and 6th March 2022 this series just clocked up 161, 300.,000 hours of view all over the world.
If we see the view on basis of the first weeks of Virgin River season 3 the number is very similar in the category.
|Week Period||Hours Viewed(M)||Rank||Week in Top 10|
|January 30th, 2022 to February 6th, 2022||43,000,000||5||1|
|February 6th, 2022 to February 13th, 2022||58,150,000 (+35%)||2||2|
|February 13th, 2022 to February 20th, 2022||29,760,000 (-49%)||3||3|
|February 20th, 2022 to February 27th, 2022||18,610,000 (-37%)||6||4|
|February 27th, 2022 to March 6th, 2022||11,780,000 (-37%)||9||5|
The top data of Nielson also gives us the hint with a look about how well this series is performing in the US. The statistics from 1st January to 6th March reveal 4,629 million minutes of view.
|Week Period||Hours Viewed(M)|
|July 4th, 2021 to July 11th, 2021||62,580,000|
|July 11th, 2021 to July 18th, 2021||87,270,000 (+39%)|
|July 18th, 2021 to July 25th, 2021||44,890,000 (-49%)|
|July 25th, 2021 to August 1st, 2021||28,320,000 (-37%)|
Flix Patrol also represents a heat map of where the show has been performing the best. The regions where the show perfume is outstanding are the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Ireland, Sweden, and South Africa.
The writer’s room of Sweet Magnolias enjoyed their 7th day in the arrow on Netflix’s Top 10s with the entire cast and crew.
|Week Period||Rank That Week||Minutes (Millions)|
|01/31 – 02/06||3||1320|
|02/07 – 02/13||2||1556|
|02/14 – 02/20||5||898|
|02/21 – 02/27||8||526|
|02/28 – 03/06||9||329|
Apart from the viewing statistics we also look at how this show has been performing on Google Trends and also IMDB’s Moviemeter.
The Moviemeter of IMDb track down the inbound traffic of the shows and film pages. It permits you a good idea as to how famous shows are compared with other networks. The first season of the series just peaked at #4 in the debut week, whereas the second one just managed to reach #15.
Sweet Magnolias (Season 3): Expectations
We have seen that the second season concludes with a lot of unanswered questions that come with the tradition since season 1. The second season ends with a plan and conflict in the restaurant that is led by Cal to escort away in cuffs. It is also reported that someone has been returned over the main trio as the footage reveals tires have been slashed on the delivery van of Sullivan.
Helen experienced a rough ride in season 2 by facing a number of exhausting events but the season ended with her being proposed to by Ryan. It is assumed that the third season might be fueled by the decision that she makes.
In a TVLine interview, Sheryl J. Anderson gives answers to a number of questions that many have after the ending of season 2. When asked about the slashing of Dana Sue’s tires, she replied,” I will just say she has a past in common with our ladies and some other folks in town. She has been away for a while, but she has come back with an agenda. She has come home to settle some scores.”
On this topic Anderson opens up that they could patiently watch the return of Victoria and also the other troublemakers come in the future, the relationship with Dana Sue was definitely addressed in which Anderson said that the three-way dance also will like to continue as a complicated.
After speaking with Glamor, Anderson told that there is not just one sole question pointing to season 3 in comparison to season 2. However, on the renewal, he told, “I hope the main question that everybody has at the end of season 2 is: Are they going to get a season three?”
While all of us waiting for the season, Netflix is still running its book club hosted by Uzo Aduba.
Sweet Magnolias (Season 3): Cast Updates
Apart from the renewal updates, it had been announced that the third installation features JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Brooke Elliott, and Heather Headley would be reprising their roles.
We may see many new faces you’ll see throughout Sweet Magnolias season 3 Rachel Markarian will be playing Wendy, and Jon Briddell will guest star as Jimmy, Jermaine Rivers.