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Girls5eva Season 3: Release Date, Cast, Plot, Trailer And More

Girls5eva Season 3

Girls5eva is an American television series in the musical comedy genre. Meredith Scardino serves as its creator while prominent comedian Tina Fey, along with Scardino, Robert Carlock, Jeff Richmond, David Miner, and Eric Gurian is serving as the executive producers. The success of its first season, released in 2021, led to a second season which premiered on Peacock in 2022.

Girls5eva Season 3
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Since then, there has been a lot of buzz around its much-awaited third season that will be shifted to Netflix. If you also want to know more about Girls5eva Season 3, this article is for you.

What Is Girls5eva All About?

Girls5eva is centered around a girl group called Girls5eva that consists of four women. These are Dawn (played by Sara Bareilles), Summer (played by Busy Philipps), Gloria (played by Paula Pell), and Wickie (played by Renée Elise Goldsberry). The story starts in the 1990s we get to know that the group tasted massive success which turned out to be a one-off success.

They quickly fade into oblivion. We see all the members are living unhappy lives and plan to make a comeback. Things change when a rapper samples their music.

What Happened In The Previous Season?

The first season of Girls5eva was released on May 6, 2021, on Peacock and consisted of eight episodes. The second season dropped a year later on May 5, 2022, and lasted till June 9th.

Toward the end of the second season, we see Girls5Eva performing at Terminal 5 with the knowledge that Dawn is expecting a child. They are facing off against Co-Z Boi and their result will decide which one of the bands will actually do a touring with Collab.

What Happened In The Previous Season?
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As the girls perform on “Bend Not Break”, the audience loves it and responds in a very positive manner. On the other hand, the audiences walk out when Co-Z Boi performs. The girls are informed that they might be selected as the opener.

Despite the good news, all four girls from the group have their own issues which puts a question mark on whether they will be able to go on the tour. In a shocking twist, Co-Z Boi is selected for touring by the Property Brothers despite the Girls5Eva giving a great performance. It is revealed that the company wants an opener that is less liked by the crowd so more concessions can be sold to the public.

Luckily, the girls receive a call from Lil Stinker (now known as Bootsy Tings) and are told that one of their songs is becoming popular in the city. Toward the end, they leave New York City and go on their very own tour.

Do We Have A Release Date?

The makers of Girls5eva have renewed it for Season 3. While the previous two seasons premiered on Peacock, the third one will drop on Netflix. The third season will have six episodes unlike the eight-episode in previous seasons and it will release on March 14, 2024.

What Can We Expect From The Third Season?

In the third season of Girls5eva, we can expect the girls to go out on their own tour across the country which will mark their comeback. The events will take place right after their launch named “Returnity.” The second season gave several plot points that can be explored in the upcoming season.

What Can We Expect From The Third Season?
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This includes the pregnancy of Dawn, the fear looming over Gloria that she might be cheated on by her girlfriend, and Wickie’s newfound relationship as well as Summer thinking that her ex-hubby Kevin (played by Andrew Rannells) will be unable to co-parent their kid in her absence. Season 3 might tap into these personal issues of its principal cast as they work on their comeback tour.

Who Will Be In The Cast?

The four girls from the girl band are sure to return for the third season. It will have Sara Bareilles playing the role of Dawn, Busy Philipps as Summer, Paula Pell portraying the role of Gloria, and Renée Elise Goldsberry as Wickie.

Apart from them, we might also see names like Daniel Breaker (Scott), Jonathan Hadary (Larry Plumb), Ashley Park (Ashley), and Andrew Rannells (Kev Hamlin) in the third season. We can also see some new faces joining the ensemble cast.

Do We Have A Trailer?

On February 15th, the official trailer of Girls5eva season 3 dropped on the internet. The two-minute and 28-second long trailer helps in generating excitement for the new season. It showcases all the girls from the group featured on Jimmy Kimmel and going through their ups and downs before they go on their tour. The video consists of many funny scenes that we will get to explore in the third season.

Conclusion

Girls5eva is a series that has been loved by people across the globe. It has particularly resonated with the women as the story revolves around a band that is struggling to survive. Despite the hurdles, the girls don’t give up on their dreams and continue to pursue it. It showcases how women have to go the extra mile and struggle more than men to make a name for themselves.

The story is made by Meredith Scardino who is a popular name in the realm of comedy on television. In her amazing career, she has written for shows like Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Stephen Colbert’s Colbert Report. With the experience and expertise that she has amassed over the years, Scardino has created the ultimate women-telling women stories show with Girls5eva.

The performances of the leading ladies take the show to the next level. While it is a musical comedy on the surface, the show digs deep into some really important themes like women empowerment, male chauvinism, and pay parity among other things.

But despite the heavy themes of the show, the makers don’t compromise with the humor of the show as it remains funny throughout. As the release date of the third season nears, fans are eagerly waiting to watch it.

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