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‘Candy Magnolias’ Season 3: Renewed at Netflix & What We Know So Far

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Candy Magnolias – Image: Netflix

Candy Magnolias is certainly one of Netflix’s finest in-house feel-good sequence, so the affirmation that we’ll be returning to Serenity for a 3rd season isn’t any shock. Right here’s what we all know to date about Candy Magnolias season 3, and the way season 2 of Candy Magnolias carried out on Netflix.

The sequence is predicated on the novel sequence by Sherryl Woods and whereas there’s been some divergence between the story instructed within the guide and what we’ve seen on display, there’s loads extra supply materials for the present to drag from. So let’s dig into Candy Magnolias season 3 probabilities and what we will anticipate.

First debuting in Could 2020, we lastly obtained a second season of Candy Magnolias only a few months shy of two years after its preliminary premiere.

Will Netflix Renew Candy Magnolias for a season 3?

Official Renewal Standing: Formally Renewed (final up to date: 05/04/2022)

Two months after season 2 dropped we had been nonetheless but to listen to of an official renewal or cancelation however in early Could, we obtained the thumbs up extra episodes had been on the best way.

Not like a few of the different reveals within the style, Candy Magnolias hasn’t been renewed forward of time so it comes right down to viewership and the “stickiness” of the sequence.

What we imply by that’s Netflix can be trying on the viewership of the present amongst different elements when developing with what’s been known as adjusted view share.

Our renewal prediction was that the present maintained a stable base and is among the few reveals that manages to enchantment to a broad viewers throughout the US and subsequently, was extremely prone to get renewed.

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Candy Magnolias. (L to R) Brooke Elliott as Dana Sue Sullivan, Heather Headley as Helen Decatur, Joanna Garcia Swisher as Maddie Townsend in episode 202 of Candy Magnolias. Cr. Richard Ducree/Netflix © 2021

How properly has Candy Magnolias season 2 carried out on Netflix?

After a robust begin, Candy Magnolias shortly tailed off in viewing in line with Netflix’s prime 10 information.

The arrival of season 2 additionally noticed an uptick in viewership to the primary season too. Season 1 recorded 21.64 million hours considered between February sixth and February thirteenth.

Between January thirtieth and March sixth, 2022 (the primary 30 days on the platform) the sequence clocked up 161,300,000 hours considered globally.

Right here’s how the viewership for Candy Magnolias seems to be from week to week:

Week IntervalHours Considered(M)RankWeek in High 10
January thirtieth, 2022 to February sixth, 202243,000,00051
February sixth, 2022 to February thirteenth, 202258,150,000 (+35%)22
February thirteenth, 2022 to February twentieth, 202229,760,000 (-49%)33
February twentieth, 2022 to February twenty seventh, 202218,610,000 (-37%)64
February twenty seventh, 2022 to March sixth, 202211,780,000 (-37%)95

If we evaluate the primary two weeks to Virgin River season 3 given they’re very comparable in style, Candy Magnolias lags behind.

Week IntervalHours Considered(M)
July 4th, 2021 to July eleventh, 202162,580,000
July eleventh, 2021 to July 18th, 202187,270,000 (+39%)
July 18th, 2021 to July twenty fifth, 202144,890,000 (-49%)
July twenty fifth, 2021 to August 1st, 202128,320,000 (-37%)

Nielsen’s prime 10 information can present us with a glance into how properly the present is performing in the US. Between January thirty first by way of March sixth, the present racked up 4,629 million minutes. 

Week IntervalRank That WeekMinutes (Thousands and thousands)
01/31 – 02/0631320
02/07 – 02/1321556
02/14 – 02/205898
02/21 – 02/278526
02/28 – 03/069329

We are able to additionally have a look at the highest 10s to see the place the sequence is performing properly.

Due to FlixPatrol, we will see a warmth map of the place the present is performing the most effective. The present is performing the most effective in areas like the US, Canada, Australia, the UK, Denmark, Eire, Sweden, and South Africa.

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Candy Magnolias Recognition Heatmap – Image: FlixPatrol

The Candy Magnolias author’s room celebrated their seventh day in a row within the Netflix prime 10s with an enormous image of the solid and crew.


Outdoors of viewing stats, we will have a look at how the present is acting on Google Tendencies and IMDb’s MovieMeter.

IMDb’s MovieMeter tracks inbound visitors to respective reveals and film pages. It means that you can get a good suggestion of how widespread reveals are in comparison with different networks. Season 1 of the present peaked at #4 in its launch week whereas the second season solely managed to stand up to #15.

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Candy Magnolias moviemeter over time

Google Tendencies echoes that the second season didn’t fairly match the identical heights as season 1. It is also seemingly displaying a a lot steeper dropoff in comparison with the primary season too.

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Google Tendencies chart for Candy Magnolias – Worldwide.

What to anticipate from Candy Magnolias season 3

Season 2 ends with loads of cliffhangers persevering with the custom over from season 1.

The second season concludes with a proposal and a confrontation within the restaurant which ends up in Cal being escorted away in cuffs. We additionally know that somebody has returned after the principle trio noticed footage of tires being slashed on Sullivan’s supply van.

Helen (performed by Heather Headley) had a tough experience in season 2 with quite a few traumatic occasions however the season ended together with her being proposed to by Ryan. Season 3 will seemingly kick off with the choice she makes.

helen crying in sweet magnolias season 2

Image: Netflix

In an interview with TVLine, Sheryl J. Anderson answered quite a few the burning questions that many have after the conclusion of season 2.

When requested about who slashed Dana Sue’s tires, she mentioned “I’ll simply say she has a previous in widespread with our women and another people on the town,” including “She’s been away for some time, however she has come again with an agenda. She has come house to settle some scores.”

Anderson additionally mentioned we might “probably” see the return of Victoria and implied we might see different “troublemakers” return sooner or later too. Dana Sue’s relationship was addressed too the place Anderson mentioned that three-way dance will seemingly proceed to be sophisticated.

Chatting with Glamor, Anderson mentioned there isn’t one sole query heading into season 3 in comparison with season 2 apart from the large one being a few renewal saying “I hope the principle query that everyone has on the finish of season two is: Are they going to get a season three?”

Alongside the renewal affirmation, it was introduced that stars JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Brooke Elliott and Heather Headley would all be reprising their roles.

Whereas we’re ready for renewal information and the third season, Netflix remains to be working its guide membership hosted by Uzo Aduba (Orange is the New Black) and Candy Magnolias was a current decide. We’d additionally advocate giving the Candy Magnolias Writers Room a comply with on Twitter.

Are you trying ahead to watching season 3 of Candy Magnolias on Netflix? Tell us within the feedback down beneath.



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