UNIVERSAL CITY, CA — March 30, 2017 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – USA Network announced today it will return to Hispanicize 2017 to kick off QUEEN OF THE SOUTH Season 2 with a much anticipated panel discussion featuring cast members Veronica Falcon (who plays Camila Vargas) and Jon Ecker (who plays Güero). The panel will also feature executive producer Natalie Chaidez, one of the only Latina showrunners in the television industry today.

Moderated by Latina magazine’s Robyn Moreno, the discussion will focus on the importance of diverse and authentic storytelling with multi-dimensional characters and will give a behind the scenes glimpse into the female led drama. This will be followed by an in-room only exclusive sneak peek of the new season and a Tequila Happy Hour with the stars of the show. The day events will also include a talent meet and greet, #BeTheQueen interactive photo booth and nail art bar featuring Queen-inspired designs.

Based on the global best-selling novel “La Reina Del Sur” by internationally acclaimed author Arturo Pérez-Reverte, QUEEN OF THE SOUTH follows the journey of Teresa Mendoza (Alice Braga) and the sacrifices she must make not only to survive, but to make it to the top of the drug world. Where will she draw the line when her moral code and her destiny are at odds? QUEEN OF THE SOUTH is executive produced by David T. Friendly (“Little Miss Sunshine,” “Courage Under Fire”) and Natalie Chaidez (“12 Monkeys”). Fox 21 Television Studios developed and produced the pilot, and runs lead on the co-production with Universal Cable Productions.

For media RSVPs for the panel or press room, please email [email protected], [email protected] and [email protected]

For the full timeline of QUEEN OF THE SOUTH day events, please see below:

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5

Location: (JW Marriott Marquis Miami, 255 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL 33131)
2:00pm Press room interviews (Plaza One, 5th Floor)
3:00pm Talent Meet&Greet (Queen Booth, 3rd floor)
5:00pm Talent Discussion Moderated by Latina Magazine’s Robyn Moreno (Junior Ballroom A/B, 5th floor)
6:00pm Tequila Happy Hour with Cast (DB Restaurant, Verdure Room, 2nd Floor)

TUESDAY, APRIL 4 TO THURSDAY, APRIL 6
9am-6:00pm #BeTheQueen Social Activation Photo Booth & Nail Art Design Studio (Queen Booth, 3rd floor)

For more information on QUEEN OF THE SOUTH, please visit:
USANetwork.com/QueenoftheSouth
Facebook: facebook.com/QueenOnUSA
Social: #QueenOfTheSouth

About USA Network:
USA Network, the leader in cable entertainment, offers a powerful stable of dramatic, comedic and unscripted originals in more than 102 million U.S. homes. The network also features spectacular live television, a dynamic portfolio of acquired series and the best in blockbuster theatrical films and entertainment events. A trailblazer in digital innovation and storytelling, USA is defining, driving and setting the industry standard for Social TV. USA is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal. USA’s award-winning website is located at http://www.usanetwork.com. Watch USA Network anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs.

About Fox 21 Television Studios:
Fox 21 Television Studios is a production unit housed within Fox Television Group devoted to making creatively ambitious scripted and unscripted series for all distribution platforms. Fox 21 Television Studios is responsible for the for the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning sensation from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson “The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (with FX Productions), the Emmy and Golden Globe winning “Homeland,” starring Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin, the critically acclaimed “The Americans” (with FX Productions) starring Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell, and Ryan Murphy’s latest anthology, “FEUD: Bette and Joan,” starring Oscar winners Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon. Additional series include “Dice,” from Scot Armstrong, Sean Furst, Bryan Furst, Richard Shepard, Bruce Rubenstein and Andrew Dice Clay, “Queen of the South,” executive produced by David T. Friendly and Natalie Chaidez, and “Chance” from Kem Nunn, Alexandra Cunningham, Lenny Abrahamson, Michael London, and Brian Grazer. Upcoming projects include “Genius” (with Imagine, OddLot Entertainment and EUE/Sokolow) from Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo, Gigi Prtizker, Rachel Shane, Sam Sokolow, Jeff Cooney, Ken Biller and Noah Pink, “Seven Seconds” from Veena Sud, and the next two installments in the “American Crime Story” anthology entitled “Katrina” and “Versace.”

About Universal Cable Productions:
Universal Cable Productions (UCP) creates innovative and critically acclaimed original scripted and digital content across media platforms for domestic and international distribution. In the U.S., UCP’s programming can be seen across various networks including the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning drama “Mr. Robot,” “Colony,” “Falling Water,” “Playing House,” “Shooter,” “The Sinner” and “Suits” on USA Network; “12 Monkeys,” “Killjoys,” and “The Magicians” on Syfy; “Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce” and “Imposters” on Bravo; “The Arrangement” and “The Royals” on E!; “Difficult People” on Hulu; and “HarmonQuest” on Seeso. UCP’s content library includes critic and fan favorites such as the Emmy-award winning “Monk” as well as “Psych” and “Battlestar Galactica.” Universal Cable Productions is a part of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. Follow us @UCPisTV.

About The Hispanicize Event
Now in its 8th year, Hispanicize 2017 Week (www.HispanicizeEvent.com) (#Hispz17) is the iconic, largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in digital content creation, journalism, marketing, entertainment and tech entrepreneurship.

Hispanicize 2017 is expected to gather more than 3,000 of the nation’s most influential Latino professionals from the industries of digital content creation, journalism, music, marketing, film and business over four days. The event will take place in downtown Miami’s JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, April 3-6, 2017.

The Hispanicize event is a launch pad for creative endeavors, new products, technologies, marketing campaigns, films, books, music and more targeting Latinos in the U.S. and/or Puerto Rico.

The Hispanicize event is owned and operated by Hispanicize Media Group, LLC, the parent company of DiMe Media, Hispanic Kitchen and the Hispanic PR Blog.

The Hispanicize Event can be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Hispanicize, Instagram (@HispanicizeEvent) and Twitter (@Hispanicize).