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8 items from 2017


Ava DuVernay and ‘Queen Sugar’ Cast Discuss Social Justice on TV, New Episodes

11 September 2017 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Fresh off multiple Emmy wins for her gritty and moving documentary “13th,” Ava DuVernay and the cast of “Queen Sugar” appeared at PaleyFest Fall TV Previews to give fans an early look at a new episode and discuss the show’s continuing efforts to tell wide-ranging stories about issues such as black and bi-racial identity, black masculinity, police harassment, and social justice.

Cast members gathered on the Paley Center stage to talk about their favorite moments and highlights from the series, now in its second season. The drama has already been renewed for a third season. DuVernay noted, “We’re all on the same page. It’s a mind meld. We’re trying to find what’s next.”

Teasing what fans have to look forward to, star Dawn-Lyen Gardner said of her character, Charley Bordelon West, “We’re seeing Charley change. She’s out to create economic change for a community. She »

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Queen Sugar: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Three on Own?

7 September 2017 8:56 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Vulture Watch Will the Bordelon family lose their sugarcane farm? Has the Queen Sugar TV show been cancelled or renewed for a third season on Own? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Queen Sugar season three. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About? Airing on the Own cable channel, Queen Sugar stars Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Kofi Siriboe, Tina Lifford, Ethan Hutchison, Nicholas L. Ashe, Omar J. Dorsey, Dondré Whitfield, Timon Kyle Durrett, Greg Vaughan, and Marycarmen Lopez. This contemporary drama chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings. Following a family tragedy, they reunite in order to save the family sugarcane farm. Read More… »

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Queen Sugar: Season Two Return Date Announced by Own

30 August 2017 6:17 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

When will Queen Sugar be back? Today, Own announced season two will return in October.From Ava DuVernay, the drama chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings, who must come together to try to save the family sugarcane farm in the aftermath of a tragedy. The cast includes Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Kofi Siriboe, Tina Lifford, Ethan Hutchison, Nicholas L. Ashe, Omar J. Dorsey, Dondré Whitfield, Timon Kyle Durrett, Greg Vaughan, and Marycarmen Lopez.Read More… »

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Queen Sugar: Season Two Ratings

27 July 2017 9:39 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

The first season of Own's Queen Sugar TV show did pretty well in the ratings. It was the cable channel's second-most watched scripted series, in terms of the 18-49 year old viewer demo and third, in terms of total audience size. Can they repeat the magic or even build on its audience in season two? Will Queen Sugar be cancelled or renewed for a third season? Stay tuned. Set in the fictional Louisiana town of Saint Josephine, Queen Sugar stars Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Kofi Siriboe, Tina Lifford, Ethan Hutchison, Nicholas L. Ashe, Omar J. Dorsey, Dondré Whitfield, Timon Kyle Durrett, Greg Vaughan, and Marycarmen Lopez. Own's contemporary drama chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings. Following a family tragedy, they must come together to try to save the family sugarcane farm. Read More… »

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Queen Sugar: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Three on Own?

27 July 2017 9:39 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Vulture Watch Will the Bordelon family lose their sugarcane farm? Has the Queen Sugar TV show been cancelled or renewed for a third season on Own? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Queen Sugar season three. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About? Airing on the Own cable channel, Queen Sugar stars Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Kofi Siriboe, Tina Lifford, Ethan Hutchison, Nicholas L. Ashe, Omar J. Dorsey, Dondré Whitfield, Timon Kyle Durrett, Greg Vaughan, and Marycarmen Lopez. This contemporary drama chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings. Following a family tragedy, they reunite in order to save the family sugarcane farm. Read More… »

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Queen Sugar: Season Three Renewal Announced for Own TV Series

26 July 2017 5:57 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

In good news for the Bordelon family, the Queen Sugar TV show has been renewed for a third season on Own. Season two just premiered on June 20th. In addition to the renewal, Own has announced a new first-look deal with Queen Sugar creator, Ava DuVernay. The cabler also announced that Michael Michele, Roger Guenveur Smith, and Beverly Todd will recur later on in season two. An Own drama series,  Queen Sugar stars Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Kofi Siriboe, Tina Lifford, Ethan Hutchison, Nicholas L. Ashe, Omar J. Dorsey, Dondré Whitfield, Timon Kyle Durrett, Greg Vaughan, and Marycarmen Lopez. The story chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings. Following a family tragedy, they reunite in order to save the family sugarcane farm. Read More… »

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'Queen Sugar’ Returns With Shocking Season 2 Premiere, Addresses Police Brutality and Family Conflict

20 June 2017 3:01 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Tensions were running high in the season two premiere of Queen Sugar, as the Bordelons adjust to a new family dynamic following the unexpected passing of their father.

The critically acclaimed series, led by director Ava DuVernay and executive producer Oprah Winfrey, follows the Bordelon siblings, Charley West (Dawn-Lyen Gardner), Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe) and Nova (Rutina Wesley), as they come together to run the family business.

Watch: Exclusive: Oprah Winfrey Reveals the Tips She Picked Up From Queen Sugar Sex Scenes

As Charley continues to juggle her high-profile split from Davis (Timon Kyle Durrett) and the sugar cane farm with Ralph Angel, Micah (Nicholas L. Ashe) finds himself being profiled by a police officer. Following a heartbreaking split in season one, Violet (Tina Lifford) addresses her true feelings for Hollywood (Omar J. Dorsey)…but is she too late? And will Ralph Angel pursue his right to the property after discovering his late father’s will?

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TVLine Items: Vera Farmiga's New Gig, SNL Star to Host Bet Awards and More

24 May 2017 2:27 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Vera Farmiga has found her first post-Bates Motel TV role in Amazon’s upcoming sci-fi anthology series Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams.

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Farmiga appears in the standalone episode “Kill All Others,” in which “a man hangs dead from a lamppost, apparently murdered and inexplicably ignored by passersby, after a politician (Farmiga) makes a shocking statement encouraging violence,” our sister site Deadline reports.

The installment also features Mel Rodriguez (The Last Man on Earth) as an extraordinarily average man and Sarah Baker (Big Little Lies, Louie) as his spouse. »

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