Vida Season 3 trailer and premiere date revealed
The first trailer for Starz‘s upcoming third season of their critically-acclaimed drama series Vida has arrived online, featuring our first preview of the new season where Emma and Lyn continues their best to run their late mother’s titular bar in hopes of making it the best spot for Latinx culture. The series is scheduled to return this April 26. Check out the video below!
In Season 3, Emma and Lyn riding on the heels of success. The bar is booming and their love lives are actually flourishing… until the Hernandez sisters discover a long-buried family secret that ruins their hard-won peace.The sisters find themselves face to face with old ghosts and new enemies, all while deciding if they can continue together as a family or if they should move on alone, for good this time.
The premiere season of the series, created by Tanya Saracho based on the short story “Pour Vida” by Richard Villegas, Jr., centered around two Mexican-American sisters, Emma (Mishel Prada, Fear the Walking Dead: Passage) and Linda “Lyn” Hernandez (Melissa Barrera, Tanto Amor) from the Eastside of Los Angeles who couldn’t be more different or distanced from each other. Circumstances force them to return to their old neighborhood, where they are confronted by the past and surprising truth about their mother’s identity. As the season progressed, the two go on different introspective journeys as they learn of their mother’s secrets and how it affected how they live and act now.
Upon its debut in May, Vida was a hit for Starz with critics hailing the series for its fresh take on the familial genre and creation of a safe space for stories regarding Latinx and freedom of sexual identity, with the first season maintaining a 100% “Certified Fresh” rating on review aggregate Rotten Tomatoes with 28 reviews. It was also a ratings success, with the season finale tripling its Hispanic household audience numbers since the series premiere, as well as an overall increase of 60% of total viewers, with the series premiere having seen 0.20 million viewers while the finale saw 0.163 million viewers.
Vida is created and executive produced by Tanya Saracho, alongside Big Beach TV’s Robin Schwartz, Peter Saraf and Marc Turtletaub with Stephanie Langhoff (Togetherness, The Bronze, The Skeleton Twins).