January 15, 2021
Netflix Jan. 15 disclosed that Part 1 of the original series on late Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla, “Selena: The Series,” reached 25 million subscriber households in the four weeks since its Dec. 4, 2020 debut. Netflix tabulates a viewer two minutes after an original program begins streaming.
The series stars Christian Serratos playing the young Mexican-American singer who was killed in 1995 by the president of her fan club and manager of Selena’s chain of beauty salons and boutiques.
Netflix describes the show as a two-part coming-of-age drama that explores the once-in-a-generation performer’s journey as a young artist, from singing small gigs in Corpus Christi, Texas, with her family to becoming one of the most successful Latin artists of all time — and the years of grit and sacrifice the Quintanilla family navigated to achieve success.
Part 2 of “Selena: The Series” launches May 14.