Days after releasing the official trailer for Book 3 of The Legend of Korra, Nickelodeon has revealed that the television premiere for the season will be Friday, June 27 at 7 PM Eastern time. Production on the entire season has been completed, and the production of the unnamed Book 4 is underway.
Nickelodeon will marathon the first three episodes of the new season on June 27: “A Breath of Fresh Air”, “Rebirth of a Nation” and “The Earth Queen”. The show will then take a break for the July 4th weekend and premiere new episodes again starting on July 11. In advance of the season’s premiere Nickelodeon has posted a five-minute “extended sneak peek” video clip from Book 3’s first episode, “A Breath of Fresh Air”, as well as episode descriptions for the first two episodes.
A Breath of Fresh Air: “After the events of Harmonic Convergence, Avatar Korra discovers that her decision to leave the spirit portals open has unexpected consequences. Wild spirit vines have overgrown Republic City and Airbenders are suddenly popping up across the four nations.”
Rebirth of a Nation: “Korra, Tenzin and Team Avatar search for new Airbenders in an effort to recruit them and rebuild the Air Nation. Meanwhile, a band of sinister criminals are organizing to hunt down the Avatar themselves.”