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Favorite summer show for the culture: 'Pose' or 'Queen Sugar'?

TV fanatics no longer have to wait for their favorite fall shows for something great to watch. Scripted summer shows are heating up small screens everywhere these days. While "Big Little Lies," "Claws" and "The Handmaid's Tale" all returned, "Pose" and "Queen Sugar" are both significant standouts doing it for the culture. "Pose" is regarded as a groundbreaking drama for featuring five transgender women of color in lead roles. Ava DuVernay's "Queen Sugar" focuses on Black experiences and familial issues set in the South. Which series is your favorite this summer?

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Below is the synopsis of "Pose," per Rotten Tomatoes.

Pose is a drama spotlighting the legends, icons and ferocious house mothers of New York's underground ball culture, a movement that first gained notice in the 1980s. 
Making television history, Pose features the largest cast of transgender actors in series regular roles, including Mj Rodriguez, Dominique Jackson, Indya Moore, Hailie Sahar and Angelica Ross, who co-star alongside Tony Award® winner and Golden Globe® nominee Billy Porter, Ryan Jamaal Swain, Angel Bismark Curiel, and Dyllón Burnside. 
Sandra Bernhard and Charlayne Woodard round out the ensemble. The Golden Globe-nominated drama also features the largest recurring cast of LGBTQ actors ever for a scripted series.

"Pose" holds a fresh rating of 96 percent and an audience score of 82 percent on Rotten Tomatoes (at the time of publication). "Pose" is a groundbreaking series, featuring five transgender women of color in lead roles. The series is revered for its accurate retelling of Black and Latinx ballroom culture of the late '80s and early '90s. While in season two, the inspirational and very real drama has already been renewed for a third season.

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Below is the synopsis of "Queen Sugar," per Rotten Tomatoes

The lives of a New Orleans-based journalist and her family are upended by her sister, who's returned home to help run the family sugarcane farm.

"Queen Sugar" holds a fresh rating of 97 percent and an audience score of 83 percent on Rotten Tomatoes (at the time of publication). The drama set in the deep South follows the sociopolitical and familial issues and experiences of a Black family. "Queen Sugar" is one of Ava DuVernay's many projects to accurately tackle an intersection of Black experiences—including gender, racial profiling and the impactful trajectory of U.S. slavery.

FINAL RESULTS
Entertainment
Favorite summer show for the culture: 'Pose' or 'Queen Sugar'?
A festive crown for the winner
#TeamPose
#TeamQueenSugar