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OWN Sets June Date For ‘Queen Sugar’ Return

OWN will launch the second season of its drama series Queen Sugar in June, the network announced Thursday.

The two-night, season two debut of the series, created by Ava DuVernay and executively produced by Oprah Winfrey, will launch on June 20 and June 21 before settling in on its weekly Wednesday timeslot, said the network.

The network along with Queen Sugar producer Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution also announced that Hulu will stream the first season of the series beginning April 21, with subsequent seasons will becoming available to stream following their initial season run on OWN.

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