With a jaw-dropping season 4 finale in its rear view, fans of ‘Queen Sugar’ can rest easy after being greeted with sweet news the Ava Duvernay-directed series is coming back for a season 5!
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Consistently averaging over 1.5 million viewers every week this season, the show remains Wednesday’s top-rated series among African American women on broadcast and cable. A toast to that ongoing relationship will see ‘Sugar’ continue its laughs, love, and drama in 2020.
Speaking on its continued success, Duvernay stated:
“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,” DuVernay said today of the renewal of the series led by Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Rutina Wesley and Kofi Siriboe-led. “It’s a real honor to create this work with Warner Horizon and OWN as their support is rock-solid and wonderful,” the When They See Us Emmy nominee added.
As of time reported there is no official news on the production start date. Keep it locked to That Grape Juice for more on this story as it develops!
Congratz to the cast!