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[06/06/18 - 10:36 AM]
OWN's "Queen Sugar" Announces Remaining Directorial Line-Up in All Female Team Helming Season Three
Additionally, Vivien Ngo, Tony Aidan Vo and Elyse Dinh McCrillis are all slated to recur.

[06/04/18 - 05:12 PM]
"Queen Sugar" Season Premiere on OWN Delivers 2.1 Million Viewers and Ranks as #1 Cable Telecast for Women 25-54
OWN further spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 29.

[05/15/18 - 10:48 AM]
Video: OWN Unveils Extended Trailers of "Queen Sugar" & New Original Romantic Drama "Love Is ___"
Look for said launches on May 29 and June 19, respectively.

[03/21/18 - 10:30 AM]
"Queen Sugar" Season Three Debuts with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, May 29 and Wednesday, May 30 on OWN
Continuing a creative initiative established in the show's first season, series creator/executive producer Ava DuVernay has once again assembled an all-female directing team for the third consecutive season.

[10/18/17 - 11:01 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network to Air "Queen Sugar" Finale After-Show Special Hosted by Oprah Winfrey Wednesday, November 15
Hosted by Oprah Winfrey, who is also an executive producer on the popular drama, the after-show special will feature exclusive interviews with DuVernay, the ensemble cast and an audience of fans.

[10/17/17 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 17
Updates include: Danny Pino tapped for FX's "Sons of Anarchy" spin-off; Shakira Barrera bound for Netflix's "GLOW"; and Facebook commits to "Five Points" drama.

[08/30/17 - 10:02 AM]
OWN's Acclaimed Drama "Queen Sugar" from Ava DuVernay Returns with Two-Night Midseason Premiere October 3 & 4
"Queen Sugar" chronicles the lives and loves of the Bordelon siblings in Louisiana, starring Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner and Kofi Siriboe.

[07/26/17 - 09:02 AM]
Award-Winning Filmmaker Ava DuVernay Expands Creative Partnership with Oprah Winfrey Via First-Look Deal with Harpo Films for Television and Digital Media
Additionally, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced it has renewed for a third season DuVernay's critically acclaimed original drama series "Queen Sugar."

[06/29/17 - 09:42 AM]
OWN Scores Highest 2Q Prime Average in Network History in Key W25-54 Demo
OWN further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/21/17 - 04:12 PM]
OWN Is Tuesday Night's #1 Cable Network for Women with Season Premieres of "Queen Sugar" and "The Haves and the Have Nots"
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 20.

[05/24/17 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 24
Updates include: Netflix cancels Baz Luhrmann's "The Get Down"; Matt Corman, Chris Ord to co-run NBC's "The Brave"; and Robert Levine to spearhead "Cleopatra" at Amazon.

[05/22/17 - 11:31 AM]
Video: OWN Unveils Season Two Trailer of Acclaimed Drama Series "Queen Sugar"
The new season will debut with a two-night premiere on Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21.

[04/13/17 - 12:01 PM]
"Queen Sugar" Season Two Debuts with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21 on OWN
Continuing a creative initiative established in the show's first season, series creator Ava DuVernay has once again assembled an all-female directing team for season two.

[03/23/17 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 23
Updates include: Cinemax formally cancels "The Knick"; FOX shifts "Lucifer" episode order; and Amazon preps a trio of comedy pilots.

[12/16/16 - 11:57 AM]
OWN Set to Deliver Its Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Year in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/05/16 - 03:28 PM]
OWN's "Queen Sugar" Season Finale Ranks as #1 Cable Telecast for Women Wednesday Night Delivering 2.76 Million Total Viewers
OWN further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[10/06/16 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 6
Updates include: Jim Belushi signs onto Showtime's "Mating"; HBO locks in cast for "Succession" pilot; and David Shore brings "The Good Doctor" to ABC.

[09/28/16 - 10:20 AM]
OWN Delivers Its Highest-Rated, Most-Watched and Highest-Ranked Quarter in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/08/16 - 10:54 AM]
OWN's "Queen Sugar" Delivers Highest-Rated Two-Episode Debut
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, September and Wednesday, September 7.

[08/01/16 - 04:09 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Second Season Renewal of New Original Drama Series "Queen Sugar"
Produced by Warner Horizon Television, the series will debut commercial-free on Tuesday, September 6.

[07/20/16 - 10:19 AM]
Video: OWN Unveils Extended Trailer of New Original Drama Series "Queen Sugar"
The series which chronicles the lives and loves of three estranged siblings will debut as a two-night event on Tuesday, September 6 and Wednesday, September 7.

[06/30/16 - 12:33 PM]
"Queen Sugar" to Debut with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, September 6, and Wednesday, September 7 at 10 PM ET/PT on OWN
Led by acclaimed film director Ava DuVernay, who directed the first two episodes, all episodes in the series' debut season are directed by women.

[03/11/16 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 11
Updates include: Freeform's "Switched at Birth" to end after its upcoming season; Odette Annable reports to "Bunker Hill" at CBS; and Patton Oswalt signs onto "HR" at FOX.

[02/23/16 - 12:04 PM]
Bianca Lawson, Greg Vaughan and Henry G. Sanders Join Cast of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's Original Drama Series "Queen Sugar"
The series chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings who come together after a family tragedy to run an ailing sugarcane farm in the Deep South.

[02/16/16 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 16
Updates include: A&E cancels its CBS import "Unforgettable"; Freddie Stroma to star in "Time After Time" at ABC; and Joel McHale to topline "The Great Indoors" for CBS.

[02/16/16 - 12:02 PM]
Tina Lifford, Dondre Whitfield, Timon Kyle Durrett and Nicholas L. Ashe Join Cast of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's Original Drama Series "Queen Sugar"
The series chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings who come together after a family tragedy to run an ailing sugarcane farm in the Deep South.

[02/01/16 - 12:03 PM]
Emmy Winner Glynn Turman to Guest Star in OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's New Original Drama Series "Queen Sugar," From Ava DuVernay and Warner Horizon Television
Turman portrays Ernest Bordelon, the patriarch and proud father of Nova (Rutina Wesley), Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) and Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe).

[01/27/16 - 10:33 AM]
Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Kofi Siriboe and Omar J. Dorsey Join the Cast of OWN's Original Drama Series "Queen Sugar," From Ava DuVernay and Warner Horizon Television
They join the previously announced Rutina Wesley in the cast.

[01/13/16 - 12:49 PM]
Rutina Wesley to Star in OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's Original Series "Queen Sugar," From Ava DuVernay and Warner Horizon Television
In the series, Wesley will star as Nova Bordelon, a formidable journalist and activist based in New Orleans.

[02/02/15 - 11:02 AM]
Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay Create New Original Drama Series for OWN
Winfrey will executive produce and appear in multiple episodes in a recurring role.







QUEEN SUGAR (OWN)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/6/16 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2018)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from OWN's press release, March 2018) "Queen Sugar," the critically acclaimed drama series from Academy award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay ("A Wrinkle in Time," "13th," "Selma"), executive producer Oprah Winfrey and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, returns for its third season with a two-night premiere event on OWN Tuesday, May 29, and Wednesday, May 30 (10 p.m. ET/PT each night). The series will regularly air Wednesday nights at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Continuing a creative initiative established in the show's first season, series creator/executive producer DuVernay has once again assembled an all-female directing team for the third consecutive season. Season 3 directors include DeMane Davis, Patricia Cardoso, Shaz Bennett, Maria Govan and Lauren Wolkstein, several of whom will be making their television directorial debut, with additional names to be announced. On March 30, the complete second season of "Queen Sugar" will become available to stream exclusively on Hulu, making it possible for viewers to catch up on all past episodes of the series ahead of the season three premiere. "Queen Sugar" was named Television Show of the Year from both American Black Film Festival (ABFF Honors) and African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) for the second consecutive year and was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Best Drama Series. In 2017, Queen Sugar was Wednesday night's #1 original cable series among African-American W25-54 and Wednesday night's #2 original scripted cable series W25-54.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Bianca Lawson as Darla
· Dawn-Lyen Gardner as Charley Bordelon West
· Dondré Whitfield as Remy Newell
· Ethan Hutchison as Blue
· Glynn Turman as Ernest Bordelon
· Greg Vaughan as Calvin
· Henry G. Sanders as Prosper Denton
· Kofi Siriboe as Ralph Angel Bordelon
· Marycarmen Lopez as Reyna Velez
· Nicholas L. Ashe as Micah
· Omar J. Dorsey as Hollywood Desonier
· Rutina Wesley as Nova Bordelon
· Timon Kyle Durrett as Davis West
· Tina Lifford as Violet Bordelon
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ava DuVernay as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Melissa Carter as EP
· Natalie Baszile as BOOK
· Neema Barnette as DIR/PROD
· Oprah Winfrey as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Warner Horizon Television