It took longer than expected but Dear White People finally returned for a third season on Netflix. After three seasons of shining a light onto social injustice and cultural bias will the satirical comedy be returning for a fourth season? While nothings been confirmed yet, we’re hoping Dear White People will be returning for season 4.
Dear White People is a Netflix Original comedy-drama based on the novel of the same name by Justin Simien. The series started life in a very controversial fashion just on the name alone. Despite the novel receiving a film adaptation with the same name, the internet became fixated on the title of the series. Despite the controversy, the series was well-received by critics with many highlighting the satire behind the comedy.
Dear White People Season 4 Netflix Renewal Status
Official Netflix Renewal Status: Pending (Last Updated: 05/08/2019)
At the time of writing renewal for Dear White People hasn’t been confirmed. News on renewal may not arrive for of least another month while Netflix gathers all the data needed. All this data gathered is based around how the viewership of the third season. Factors taken into consideration is the number of returning subscribers, new subscribers and how many subscribers finished season three.
The magnifying glass that is social media, has been fixated on the growing number of Originals being canceled by Netflix. There are many Originals that have failed to make it past the third season, fans of the show will be waiting in apprehension that Dear White People pushes through to season four.
Does the story warrant another season?
We’ll go into further detail on recapping the story of the third season in a preview for the fourth season.
But we can state that the story of Dear White People definitely deserves another season.
Arguably leaving more questions than answers, the story is set up perfectly for the fourth season. All signs are also pointing toward a potential end to the story in the fourth season.
Did subscribers enjoy the third season of Dear White People?
Dear White People has done fairly well with critics.
— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) August 2, 2019
That being said the series has failed to resonate with some subscribers online:
I didn’t like Dear White People season 3 😭 idk it just seems forced
— kia 🐍 (@SlimDiosa) August 4, 2019
I really feel like Season 3 of Dear White People is dragging/subbing the Black community at Cal 🙃🙃
— memesters (@meanna_gray) August 4, 2019
Negative comments seem to outweigh the positive but he who complains most shouts the loudest. Despite this negativity, there were still plenty of people tweeting out how fast they binged the series.
Dear White People season 4 release date
Since the release of Dear White People in 2017, there has been a new season every year. Unlike some Netflix Originals, Dear White People has been very relaxed with release dates with each subsequent season releasing later on in the year.
With the latest season arriving in August 2019, the next season can be expected to drop in Q3 (July – September) or Q4 (October – November) of 2020. This, of course, is entirely dictated by renewal.
Potential Release Date: Q3 or Q4 2020.
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