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‘Queen Sugar’ Gets Season 5 Renewal From Own; Anthony Sparks Back As Showrunner

‘Queen Sugar’ Gets Season 5 Renewal From Own; Anthony Sparks Back As Showrunner

Exclusive: If you saw the Season 4 finale of Queen Sugar last night, you know that the series created by Ava DuVernay-created from executive producer Oprah Winfrey didn’t bring a heavyweight like Amirah Vann on board for the closing minutes to wrap things up.

And they haven’t – Queen Sugar is coming back next year for a fifth season on Own.

Also, Anthony Sparks will be continuing as showrunner on the family drama produced by Warner Horizon Scripted Television. Having taken over from Kat Candler last year, the longtime Queen Sugar scribe is the first showrunner in the nimble series’ history to return for a consecutive season.

“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,

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