‘Queen Sugar’ renewed for 4th season

Based on the book by Natalie Baszile “Queen Sugar” season three is produced for OWN by Warner Horizon Scripted Television.

Queen Sugar

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today it has renewed for a fourth season Ava DuVernay’s family drama series “Queen Sugar.”

The series follows three estranged siblings who put their complicated lives aside to run their father’s struggling sugar cane farm.

In the series’ expanded 90-minute season three finale which airs Wednesday, August 22 Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe) receives some unexpected news, the fate of the correctional facility is revealed, and Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) makes a proposal on behalf of the farmers. Plus, Violet (Tina Lifford) and Hollywood (Omar J. Dorsey) celebrate their love.

The series also stars Nicholas Ashe, Dondré T. Whitfield, Bianca Lawson and Henry G. Sanders. Timon Kyle Durrett guest stars.

“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.

Chronicling the lives and loves of the Bordelon siblings in Louisiana, the series premiered its third season May 29 delivering over two million viewers and is also Wednesday night’s #1 original series across all of broadcast and cable for African-American women and total viewers.

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