OWN will kick off their 2020 holiday movie season with the premiere of ‘A Christmas For Mary” on Tuesday (December 8th).
Playwright turned Oscar winning storyteller Tarell Alvin McCraney, has joined forces with Michael B. Jordan and Oprah Winfrey to produce and debut his first television series “David Makes Man” which will premiere on Winfrey’s OWN network.
Queen Sugar, one of OWN’s hit family drama series which is helmed by Ava DuVernay will return for season 4 on June 12th. The Knockturnal sat down with the series three leading cast members Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner and Kofi Siriboe during an intimate press luncheon in New York City, where the cast discussed how themes, storylines and more from the previous seasons will be explored when the show returns.
“Queen Sugar” is an intertwining tale of the estranged Bordelon siblings of Louisiana. Nova (Rutina Wesley), a journalist and vocal black activist, is the core of the family.
“Queen Sugar” will arrive on OWN on Tuesday, May 29th and Wednesday, May 30th in a two-night premiere event.
“Queen Sugar,” the critically acclaimed drama series from Academy award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay (“A Wrinkle in Time,” “13th,” “Selma”), executive producer Oprah Winfrey and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, returns for its third season with a two-night premiere event on OWN Tuesday, May 29, and Wednesday, May 30 (10 p.m. ET/PT each night). The series will regularly air Wednesday nights at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Continuing a creative initiative established in the show’s first season, series creator/executive producer DuVernay has once again assembled an all-female directing team for the third consecutive season. Season 3 directors include DeMane Davis, Patricia Cardoso, Shaz Bennett, Maria Govan and Lauren Wolkstein, several of whom will be making their television directorial debut, with additional names to be announced.
Acclaimed filmmaker Kat Candler serves as season three showrunner. Candler’s award-winning film “Hellion” played in competition at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, and she was a participant at the Sundance Creative Producing Lab. She is also a grant recipient of the San Francisco Film Society/Kenneth Rainin Foundation.
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Queen Sugar’s The Bordelon siblings are back and they brought drama.
Greenleaf takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful.