QUEEN SUGAR Picked Up For Season Five

OWN’s sudsy drama, QUEEN SUGAR, has been renewed for a fifth season, the network announced today, with Current season 4 showrunner Anthony Sparks returning. The news comes hot on the heels of its season 4 finale.  “Every character feels like family. Our own. I am excited to see what Ava has unfolding next for the Bordelons,” said Oprah Winfrey in a statement. Added  Executive Producer Ava DuVernay, “I’m thrilled to further explore the beauty, pain and triumph of this African-American family, with hopes that their story will continue to resonate with audiences who see themselves in the Bordelons. It’s a real honor to create this work with Warner Horizon and OWN as their support is rock-solid and wonderful.” “Ava’s vision for QUEEN SUGAR is one of inspired storytelling, and her execution of that vision has given us a remarkable series that makes us so proud,” said Tina Perry, president, OWN. “Her leadership and creative spirit – including the commitment to exclusively hire female directors and establish an inclusive crew – is unprecedented and evident throughout each episode of this beautiful series. We are grateful to Ava and her entire team of talented writers, producers, cast and crew and look forward to another season.” 

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