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Queen Sugar is a new drama series that airs on the Oprah Winfrey Network.

About the Show[]

Set in the fictional town of Saint Josephine, Louisiana, chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings: Nova Bordelon, a worldly-wise journalist and activist; Charley Bordelon West, the savvy wife and manager of a professional basketball star; and Ralph Angel Bordelon, a formerly incarcerated young father in search of redemption.

After a family tragedy, the Bordelons must navigate the triumphs and struggles of their complicated lives in order to run a struggling sugarcane farm in the Deep South. Led by acclaimed film director Ava DuVernay, who directed the first two episodes, all episodes in the series’ debut season are directed by women.

Queen Sugar is produced for OWN by Warner Horizon Television. The executive producers for Season 1 are Ava DuVernay, Melissa Carter and Oprah Winfrey. The series is based on the book by Natalie Baszile. [1]