Bridgerton season 3 is set to release on this date on Netflix

Bridgerton fans, if you have been eagerly waiting to see the unfolding romance between Penelope and Colin, there is good news. Bridgerton season 3, produced by Shonda Rhimes, will be released on Netflix in two parts in 2024. These first four episodes will be released on May 16, followed by the next four a month later, on June 13.

Based on the best-selling book series by Julia Quinn and set against the backdrop of the Regency era, the series looks into the lives of eight close-knit siblings of the noble and powerful Bridgerton family. The series explores their journey through London high society in search of love, surrounded by friends and rivals alike. With millions of viewers tuning in for the episodes, the show has become a cultural phenomenon.

Since its debut in December 2020, Bridgerton instantly garnered attention for its production, cast and storyline. The first season, based on ‘The Duke and I’, follows Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor) as she navigates the marriage market in London. Daphne soon meets Simon, Duke of Hastings (Rean Jean Page) and they fall in love. Their chemistry draws viewers to their love story filled with passion, misunderstandings and forgiveness. 

With a successful first season, the second instalment of Bridgerton, inspired by book 2, ‘The Viscount Who Loved Me’, was released in March 2022. It focuses on Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) grappling with his responsibilities as the Viscount while looking for the candidate for his marriage, leading to his love/hate relationship with the headstrong Kate Sharma (Simone Ashley). The third season deviates by following the 4th book in the series ‘Romancing Mr Bridgerton’.

 Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton reprise their roles as Penelope Featherington and Colin Bridgerton. This season is a continuation of season 2, where Penelope overhears Colin expressing doubts about their relationship, causing Penelope to seek a new suitor, who would give her the independence and freedom she longs for. Colin re-enters her life, to help Penelope find her true love. Will their friendship remain or will they fall in love?