The contemporary drama Queen Sugar, set in the fictional town of Saint Josephine, Louisiana, chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings: Nova, a worldly-wise journalist and activist; Charley, the savvy wife and manager of a professional basketball star; and Ralph Angel, 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.
Season 05, Episode 00 — “Never Let Go”
Go behind the scenes of OWN’S Queen Sugar with creator and executive producer, Ava DuVernay. Along with the stars, Ava gives fans an exclusive look into the making of one of TV’s most beloved dramas and a sneak peek of what’s ahead in Season 5.
Season 05, Episode 01 — “Late-February 2020”
Nova and Calvin move forward in their relationship; Ralph Angel makes a big decision; and Micah starts college. Plus, Nova starts a new business venture, and Charley fights against troubling news for the farmers and is faced with an impossible decision.
Season 5, Episode 02 – “Mid-March 2020”
The Bordelon siblings must put their complicated lives aside so that they can come together to run the clan’s struggling sugar cane farm.
Season 5, Episode 03 – “Late-April 2020”
Ralph Angel seeks alternative sources of income; the pandemic forces Micah to return home; Hollywood grows concerned for his mother’s health.