La Reina del Sur is an American 60 minute scripted crime television series, which kicked off on February 28, 2011, on Telemundo and is broadcast every Monday at . The show is currently in its 2nd season.
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La Reina del Sur (The Queen of the South) is a Spanish-language telenovela produced by the United States televisionnetwork Telemundo, in conjunction with the Antena 3 network and RTI Producciones. Based on a novel of the same name by Spanish author Arturo Pérez-Reverte, the drama depicts the rise of Teresa Mendoza (Kate del Castillo), a young woman from Mexico who becomes the most powerful drug trafficker in southern Spain. La Reina del Sur was nominated for Novela of the Year, Favorite Lead Actress, and Best Bad Luck Video. With a $10 million budget it was the most expensive telenovela ever produced by Telemundo.
The return of Kate del Castillo and ‘La Reina del Sur’ to Telemundo is quite an event,” said Marcos Santana, president of Telemundo Global Studios. “In the nine years since its premiere, the impact of this overwhelming drama is still felt today, Kate has risen even more like a star since the premiere of the series and to have her back in her most emblematic role is just the beginning This collaboration with Netflix offers the series an opportunity to reach an even broader audience than before, and we trust that this combination of international talent, a story full of action and emotions, and the high level of quality of this international production. It will be an entertaining experience for all audiences.