black tv shows

  • Best Black TV Shows Ever: Top 5 Situation Comedies

    Best Black TV Shows Ever: Top 5 Situation Comedies

    It’s a debate that will reel in just about any Black person, and certainly any Black millennial who came up on TV during the 1990’s Black TV Renaissance: what are the best black TV shows ever?  Well, that’s a really big question to ask, and it’s almost impossible to answer given the differences between sitcoms, […]

  • Best Black TV Shows on Hulu 

    Best Black TV Shows on Hulu 

    There are a lot of streaming services out there–we know, we’re owned by one of them (BlackOakTV)! That means you have a number of options to choose from when looking for your next show to binge. And while we’d always suggest you check out a BlackOakTV Original, we can’t blame you if you want to […]

  • Grand Crew: The Black TV Sitcom Vying for Your Aspirations (A Preponderantly Late Review)

    Grand Crew: The Black TV Sitcom Vying for Your Aspirations (A Preponderantly Late Review)

    Grand Crew is a new Black TV sitcom on NBC and Peacock focused on a group of, largely, Black friends living in Los Angeles and getting through the everyday struggles of life. At first glance, you can easily put it in the vein of Friends or Cheers, as the show centers around this group of […]

  • Top 5 Black TV Shows You Can Invest In 

    Top 5 Black TV Shows You Can Invest In 

    There’s too much stuff to watch on TV. Even when you whittle it down to just watching Black TV shows, there’s still a lot that you have to wade through in order to get to the good stuff that’s worth your time and your investment. 

  • Blackish: Is it the best Black sitcom ever? And where are its flowers?

    Blackish: Is it the best Black sitcom ever? And where are its flowers?

    Blackish, unfortunately, has ended after its 8th season. Admittedly, when it first dropped in September of 2014, I wasn’t too sure about the show. The only promise it had was my love for both Tracee Ellis Ross, who I loved from watching Girlfriends, and Anthony Anderson, whose favorite role of mine undoubtedly comes from Two […]

  • Black TV Shows That Got Us Through Covid: The Top 5 Programs of the Pandemic

    Black TV Shows That Got Us Through Covid: The Top 5 Programs of the Pandemic

    The Covid (20)19 virus that blew up in 2020 and went hard into 2021 was miserable for us all. For Americans, you would’ve thought our many riches, advanced healthcare, and scientific expertise would have allowed us to get through this better than most.  They didn’t.  And if you’re Black, it was even worse. With black […]

  • What is A Black TV Show? A 10-Point System 

    What is A Black TV Show? A 10-Point System 

    Defining a Black show has often been avoided. Until now.

  • “Atlanta” Failed Us; Tonight, an Attempt At Redemption

    “Atlanta” Failed Us; Tonight, an Attempt At Redemption

    Season 3 of “Atlanta” wasn’t its best work. Now with Season 4 airing, viewers hope it will return to its Atlanta, and comedy, roots.