TCA17: OWN Renews Ava DuVernay’s ‘Queen Sugar’ Series - Broadcasting & Cable

TCA17: OWN Renews Ava DuVernay’s ‘Queen Sugar’ Series

Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films inks first-look movie deal with director
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Beverly Hills—Oprah Winfrey has extended her partnership with filmmaker Ava DuVernay through OWN’s renewal of the DuVernay-produced seriesQueen Sugaras well as the inking of a first-look deal for television and digital media.

Queen Sugarwill return to the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) for a third season in 2018. The series, which chronicles the lives and loves of the Bordelon siblings in Louisiana, is currently averaging 2.4 million viewers (Nielsen Live+3 ratings) during its sophomore campaign, which debuted June 20.

The first-look deal between Winfrey and DuVernay includes the recently announced Netflix limited seriesCentral Park Five, produced by Participant Media, Tribeca Productions and Harpo Films. 

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