Faith Hill and Tim McGraw will serve as advisors on 'Voice' later this season. Meanwhile, how are new coaches Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys doing on the NBC reality competition?
The new programs have rather divergent subject matter, yet each is anchored, both behind-the-scenes and on-camera, by a single comedic mind; each is as much about atmosphere and character as it is about humor. Both shows are also notable for fleshing out the typical demographics of cutting-edge comedy in Hollywood, which typically skews white and male.
'Queen Sugar' stars Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, and Kofi Siriboe as three estranged siblings in a rural Louisiana town as they struggle to make sense of their lives while preserving a family legacy: a failing sugar-cane farm. The series is created by director Ava DuVernay and executive produced by Oprah Winfrey.