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[08/08/18 - 10:00 AM]
OWN Announces Fourth Season Renewal of Ava DuVernay's Acclaimed Drama "Queen Sugar" from Warner Horizon Scripted Television
In addition, "Queen Sugar" co-executive producer Anthony Sparks will take the reigns as showrunner/executive producer for season four.

[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)
Returns in TBA 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/6/16 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2018/2019 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
4 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2018-19 season (the show's fourth) on 8/8/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from OWN's press release, August 2018) OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today it has renewed for a fourth season Ava DuVernay's critically acclaimed original drama series "Queen Sugar," from Warner Horizon Scripted Television, ahead of the extended 90-minute season three finale airing Wednesday, August 22 (10-11:30 p.m. ET/PT). In addition, "Queen Sugar" co-executive producer Anthony Sparks will take the reigns as showrunner/executive producer for season four, continuing DuVernay's intention of providing showrunner opportunities to those who have never before held the position. "Under Ava's creative vision and leadership, 'Queen Sugar' continues to earn a well-deserved reputation for depicting nuanced characters, rich storylines and establishing an inclusive team that inspires and ignites much needed conversations about our society today," said Erik Logan, president, OWN. "We are very proud of this show, the incredible cast, producers and crew, and can't wait for more of the Bordelon family in season four."
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