The series’ grand finale reached 1.14 million adults 18 to 49, making Telemundo the leading network in the US during its timeslot.

The grand finale of the highly anticipated return of Telemundo’s La Reina del Sur starring Kate del Castillo as Teresa Mendoza, reigned as the #1 program at 10:00pm in the US, regardless of language.

The final episode averaged 1.14 million Adults 18-49 and 463.000 Adults 18-34, according to Nielsen.

Fueled by last night’s finale of La Reina del Sur, Telemundo’s 8:00-11:00pm prime average surpassed the combined delivery of all other Spanish broadcast networks among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 with 799.000 men and 333.000 women.

Throughout its 60-episode run, the explosive sequel ranked as the #1 regularly-scheduled program in Spanish-language broadcast television season-to-date averaging 1.07 million Adults 18-49 and 422.000 Adults 18-34, and reaching 12.5 million total viewers.

Since its premiere on April 22, La Reina del Sur fueled Telemundo to the #1 position in Spanish language television, outperforming the combined delivery of Univision and Unimas in Monday-Friday primetime in the key adult demos.

During the series’ run, Telemundo also ranked as the #2 network, regardless of language, in its 10:00pm timeslot among Adults 18-34 behind ABC, and the #3 network, regardless of language, in its timeslot among Adults 18-49, behind NBC and ABC, and consistently beating top cable networks like TNT, ESPN & Adult Swim (TBS, A&E).

La Reina del Sur Season 2 also broke all records in digital viewing on the Telemundo App. It dominated the social landscape as the #1 most social Hispanic primetime entertainment series. Additionally, it was the #1 most engaging drama series on Facebook regardless of language. In addition, it was the top performing Hispanic series on VOD.

Created by Arturo Pérez-Reverte, La Reina del Sur season 2 is written by Roberto Stopello, Juan Marcos Blanco, Miguel Ferrari, and Jose Miguel Nuñez. Marcos Santana is Executive Producer and Showrunner of the series, with Telemundo’s Martha Godoy and AG Studios’ Rodrigo Guerrero as Executive Producers.

It’s a co-production between Telemundo Global Studios and Netflix. Telemundo has the exclusive rights in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, and Netflix has the exclusive rights for the rest of the world for OTT.