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[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)
Returns Tuesday, June 20
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/6/16 - ???
STATUS:
returning this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (16 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from OWN's press release, April 2017) "Queen Sugar," the critically acclaimed drama series from Academy award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay ("13th," "Selma"), executive producer Oprah Winfrey and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, returns for its second season with a two-night event on OWN Tuesday, June 20, and Wednesday, June 21 (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 DuVernay has once again assembled an all-female directing team for season two including: Kat Candler, DeMane Davis, Cheryl Dunye, Aurora Guerrero and Amanda Marsalis, with additional names to be announced. Hulu and Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution today also announced a new deal that grants the premium streaming television destination the exclusive subscription streaming rights to all past episodes of "Queen Sugar." The complete first season of "Queen Sugar" will become available to stream exclusively on Hulu beginning April 21, and subsequent seasons will become available to stream following their initial season run on OWN. The debut season won an NAACP Image Award for Best Drama Series, Television Show of the Year from both ABFF and AAFCA, and was a People's Choice Awards nominee for Favorite Cable Drama. The award-winning first season was the #1 new ad-supported cable series for W25-54 and the #1 new cable series for African-American women and total viewers during the run. Additionally, season one averaged over 2.7 million total viewers in Live+3. In the series' second season, the contemporary drama returns as the Bordelon siblings struggle to move forward with their lives as they strive to honor the legacy of their father following his unexpected passing. Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner, "Unforgettable") relocates to Saint Josephine, Louisiana to help run the family business. As the only black female sugarcane mill owner, she must fight to regain her independence while rebuilding her relationships with her estranged siblings. Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe, "Girls Trip") struggles to transform from a formerly incarcerated single father to a land owner in the eyes of his family as he works to restore his relationship with his son's mother. Nova (Rutina Wesley, "True Blood") finds herself torn between her activism and her desire to be loved. Together, they must learn to rely on one another as they navigate their tenuous bonds as family.
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