‘Ginny & Georgia’ Season 3: Netflix Release Estimate & Everything We Know

Filming on season 3 continues through to September 2024 but season 4 won't begin filming until next year.

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Brianne Howey and Antonia Gentry in Ginny & Georgia – Picture: Amanda Matlovich/Netflix

Emmy-nominated Netflix drama Ginny & Georgia is returning for at least another two seasons following its double renewal in May 2023. There’s bad news – the show won’t be returning to our screens until at least 2025.  Here’s everything we know about Ginny & Georgia seasons 3 and 4, with the former now in production.

First debuting in February 2021, the drama initially rocketed in popularity thanks to an altercation online with Taylor Swift, who took offense to one of the jokes within the series. Since then, it’s become one of Netflix’s biggest hits, with seasons 1 and 2 briefly appearing in the all-time Netflix most-watched list.

Starring Brianne Howey and Antonia Gentry, the drama tells the story of the Miller family going through the ups and downs of life, having just moved to a new town.

Season 2 of Ginny & Georgia touched down globally on Netflix on January 5th, 2023, and received its first Primetime Emmy nomination for Original Music And Lyrics.

This is a beefy preview, so here’s a breakdown of what we’ll be covering:


Has Netflix renewed or Cancelled Ginny & Georgia season 3?

Official Renewal Status: Renewed for two additional seasons on May 17th, 2023.

At the Netflix Upfronts 2023, Netflix announced it had given Ginny & Georgia a two-season renewal order. That means we’re getting a season 3 plus a season 4 at the absolute least. Netflix Socials released a brief clip that had the cast of the series celebrating their two-season renewal:

Also reacting to the renewal news, show creator Sarah Lampert posted on Instagram, “You guys don’t even realize what’s coming for you.”

In addition to the news, Deadline revealed that Sarah Glinski (Degrassi: The Next Generation) has replaced Debra J. Fisher as the showrunner for the upcoming seasons. Fisher had been involved in the project since season 1, and there were rumors of friction between Fisher and Sarah Lampert, the creator of the series.

Why did Ginny & Georgia get a two-season renewal order? It’s a giant Netflix hit.

We’ve gone into detail here on the factors Netflix takes into consideration when it comes to renewing shows, and it comes down to things like viewing hours, number of people watching, completion rates, and how well the show is being received.

We’ll dive into the stats for season 2 below, but ahead of the renewal order, Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s co-CEO, mentioned that the show was a success for them, saying:

“… Sometimes that’s also content that’s uniquely interesting to Americans that doesn’t travel internationally. We have the show Ginny and Georgia right now. That’s a phenomenal US success.”


Where is Ginny & Georgia season 3 in production?

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Filming Scheduled
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Post-Production

Despite getting a renewal in May 2023 – the show has yet to start production. As you may know, the Writer’s Guild of America commenced striking in May 2023. Although the writer’s room was probably set up (implied by the showrunner change), no script development occurred while the strike was ongoing. Of course, shortly after the writers began striking, SAG-AFTRA also started its strike, further delaying the commencement of any production on the show and subsequently pushing back its potential release date. Ginny & Georgia was one of the dozens of Netflix movies and series that are now impacted by the strike.

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Writer on Ginny & Georgia, Sarah Lampert, on Strike – Picture: Instagram

Thankfully, the strikes ended in October and November 2023, and in December 2023, we got word that season 3 would begin prep for its new season in Toronto in February 2024. Per the Directors Guild of Canada, the codename for season 3 of the show is TULIPS & TUXES.

Filming will begin on the new season on April 29th, 2024, and run through to September 6th, 2024. 

Originally, we predicted that this filming period could indicate that they’re filming seasons 3 and 4 back-to-back, but that’s not the case. In an interview with ScreenRant, Nathan Mitchell confirmed that they will take a break in filming in late 2024 and return in 2025. 

On April 29th, via its socials, Netflix confirmed that production had begun on the date we first reported. In addition, Sarah Lampert said:

“We ended season two with Georgia arrested for murder – ruining her fairy tale wedding and leaving the fate of the Miller family hanging in the balance. It’s always been Ginny & Georgia against the world, but the world has never come for them quite as hard as it will in season three. We are beyond excited to finally kick off production and keep bringing our fans the characters they love.”

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Ginny & Georgia Season 3 Table Read. Cr. Amanda Matlovich/Netflix © 2024

The news also came with the confirmation of the following faces returning in season 3:

  • Nathan Mitchell as Zion
  • Dan Beirne as Nick
  • Raymond Ablack as Joe
  • Scott Porter as Paul
  • Sabrina Grdevich as Cynthia
  • Brianne Howey as Georgia
  • Jennifer Robertson as Ellen
  • Karen LeBlanc as Lynette
  • Antonia Gentry as Ginny
  • Katie Douglas as Abby
  • Ben Caldwell as Young Gil
  • Diesel La Torraca as Austin
  • Tameka Griffiths as Bracia
  • Felix Mallard as Marcus
  • Chelsea Clark as Norah
  • Sara Waisglass as Maxine
  • Nikki Roumel as Young Georgia

Ginny & Georgia Won’t Return to Netflix Until 2025

Given that filming schedule – it’s not expected that Ginny & Georgia will be back on our screens until 2025. That’s backed up by Netflix’s slate reveal on February 1st, which notably left out the show from its lineup of 90+ shows coming this year.


How well did Ginny & Georgia Season 2 perform on Netflix?

How well is the show performing on Netflix? Exceptionally well.

Let’s begin with hourly data provided by Netflix’s top 10 site, which updates every Tuesday.

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 (although has since been kicked out by The Night Agent), which placed it just behind Inventing Anna.

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Netflix Top 10 Hours Viewed in First 28 Days – TV English

Looking at its week-to-week performance, the show had an exceptional first three to four weeks on Netflix. Season 2 of Ginny & Georgia featured in the top 10 charts for seven weeks, recording 568.51 million hours watched.

Here’s how that hourly performance breaks down between January 1st and February 19th:

Week Period Hours Viewed(M) Rank Week in Top 10
January 1st, 2023 to January 8th, 2023 180,470,000 1 1
January 8th, 2023 to January 15th, 2023 162,720,000 (-10%) 1 2
January 15th, 2023 to January 22nd, 2023 87,400,000 (-46%) 1 3
January 22nd, 2023 to January 29th, 2023 55,610,000 (-36%) 1 4
January 29th, 2023 to February 5th, 2023 38,090,000 (-32%) 2 5
February 5th, 2023 to February 12th, 2023 25,710,000 (-33%) 2 6
February 12th, 2023 to February 19th, 2023 18,510,000 (-28%) 6 7

Season 2’s dropping also increased viewership for season 1. Season 1 picked up 44.37 million additional hours in the week that season 2 was released, 63.23 million in week 2, 43.29 million 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”

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Picture: debrajfisher / Instagram

Netflix in December 2023 released a data dump of the viewing hours for the first half of 2023 (January 2023 to June), where it was revealed season 2 of the show was watched for 665.10M hours (ranking it number 2 behind The Night Agent) and season 1 with 302.10M (ranking it number 9).

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.

Here’s how the Nielsen viewing data breaks down week-to-week:

Week Original Rank Minutes Hours
01/02-01/08 1 2,520M 42.000M
01/09-01/15 1 2,730M 45.500M
01/16-01/22 1 1,804M 30.067M
01/23-01/29 1 1,299M 21.650M
01/30-02/05 1 900M 15.000M
02/06-02/12 2 483M 8.050M
02/13-02/19 7 410M 6.833M
02/20-02/26 9 300M 5.000M

So, in total, Ginny & Georgia (Seasons 1 and 2 – Nielsen doesn’t split seasons) spent eight weeks in the Nielsen Original top 10s, picking up 10,446 million minutes. That is substantially more than season 1 picked up in the Nielsen top 10s in a similar time frame.

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. In fact, 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 this article’s update in July 2023, the main tag for Ginny & Georgia has views at over 17.2B and plenty more in other assorted tags related to the show.

As we’ve covered before, completion data is hugely important when it comes to measuring success on Netflix. According to PlumResearch data provided to What’s on Netflix, season 2 boasts some of the highest completion rates of any series. Their data suggests that 73.70% of people who started season 2 had completed it within 90 days.


How many seasons could Ginny & Georgia last?

Per the show’s creators in numerous interviews, they’ve planned for the show to run for four seasons, with season 3 designed to set up the supposed “end game” in season 4.

Brianne Howey as Georgia Antonia Gentry as Ginny in episode 203 of Ginny Georgia

Picture: Netflix


What to expect from Ginny & Georgia Season 3 on Netflix

Warning: The following section contains spoilers. Proceed with caution!

Let’s quickly recap some of the most significant spoilers from the second season:

  • Georgia & Paul’s big wedding resulted in an explosive ending
  • Ginny & Marcus are breaking up – AGAIN!
  • Gil returns to the scene
  • The complicated relationship between Georgia and Austin
  • Joe’s new love interest or what happens to that individual’s significant other
  • Sara Waisglass, aka MANG queen bee Max, ultimately gets back together with her ex

In short, many pieces are on the board going into season 3, the biggest of which is the cliffhanger from the final episode, “I’m No Cinderella.”

The wedding gets cut short in the final moments as Gabriel and the police crash it and place Georgia under arrest. The charge Georgia was facing for surprisingly for murdering Cynthia’s husband, Tom.

Felix Mallard as Marcus Baker Brianne Howey as Georgia in episode 210 of Ginny Georgia

Picture: Netflix

What have the cast and crew said about a potential season 3, and what can we expect?

Speaking to DigitalSpy, Nathan Mitchell, who plays Zion Miller, told them, “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.”

Antonia Gentry and Felix Mallard told EOnline, speaking about their characters’ relationship, “I think they’ll always be in each other’s lives,” adding, “They have something extremely special: They have an understanding between each other, and that no one else really has.”

Debra Fisher told The Wrap, “We know where Season 3 begins and ends and we know the end game.” Lampert has also teased a united Millers, saying, “The Millers are on the same team now, they’re a united front, and that’s interesting; we’ve never seen that before.”

On the Ginny and Georgia subreddit, one fan predicts that Paul might be dying next season, adding, “The show’s running for at least two more seasons, so there’s no way Georgia is gonna be married that whole time, considering her romantic plot lines are a major part of the show.”


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 Poster Netflix Synopsis: "Free-spirited Georgia and her two kids, Ginny and Austin, move north in search of a fresh start but find that the road to new beginnings can be bumpy."

Rating: TV-14
Language: English
Genre: Drama, Romantic
Director:
Cast: Brianne Howey, Antonia Gentry, Diesel La Torraca, Jennifer Robertson, Felix Mallard, Sara Waisglass
Season Additions:
  • - Season 2 was added to Netflix on January 5th, 2023
  • - Season 1 was added to Netflix on February 24th, 2021