The 10 Best ’80s Black Sitcoms
Remember those days when synth music was the rage, and you watched shows on a tube TV? Remember when the first Apple Macintosh was released? Well, maybe you’re not old enough to remember, but those were the 1980s–and they were the days when Black TV sitcoms came into their own. The ’80s Black sitcoms were […]
The 10 Best Black Sitcoms of the ’70s
The 10 Best ’70s Black Sitcoms (and Why We Love Them) The ’70s were a huge turning point for black-centric television shows, and the sitcom is undoubtedly one of the main genres where you’ll notice this pattern. From the nostalgia of “Good Times” to the regular antics on “Sanford & Son”, we’ve got the definitive […]
“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” Pick-Up Lines: Top 10
“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” pick-up lines were of a different time. The show was a classic 90s Black sitcom that may have been ahead of its time. It was classified as a comedy, but the show dealt with a variety of topics that were serious, romantic, frightening, or sad. It was a staple in […]
The Cast of “House of Payne”: Where Are These Black Actors Now?
Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne” was one of the most beloved Black family sitcoms of its time, featuring a multigenerational, working-class family navigating through life’s ups and downs with humor, love, and faith. Of course, it could only be done because the cast of “House of Payne” was hilarious! The show’s cast brought to life unforgettable characters […]
The Cast of “Empire” (ABC): Where Are These Black Actors Now?
It was a sad day for fans when the final episode of “Empire” aired on April 21, 2020. Because it was an unexpected and early series finale, fans who had been enraptured by the show since the first season were left reeling by the unknown. Continue reading to see what the cast of “Empire” has […]
Run the World Season 2: Everything You Need to Know
Are you ready to return to “Run the World” with Whitney, Sondi, Renee? (Sorry! no more Ella.) Well, you better be, because “Run the World” Season 2 is coming on May 26! This hilarious and heartfelt show about four 30-something Black women navigating life, love, and careers in Harlem has been making waves since it […]
The “227” Cast: Where Are These Black Actors Now?
One of many culturally significant black TV shows was the TV sitcom “227”, which ran from 1985 to 1990. Though the show only ran for five years, that was plenty of time to help cement the careers of several notable black actresses and actors into mainstream TV and film. Let’s review the “227” cast and take a […]
16 Idris Elba Movies and TV Shows: From the Wire to Luther to Luther Again
If you take a look at the Idris Elba movie and TV credits, you’ll see that the London-born Black actor has had a career that stretches over two decades. And in that time, he’s made a huge splash in Hollywood all the while becoming one of the industry’s favorite pieces of eye candy. From his timeless […]
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Lyrics…Explained
“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” lyrics and theme song will probably go down as the most well-known lyrics in the history of introducing television shows. On top of being the launch pad for the super star career of Will Smith, one of the most watched sitcoms of all-time, a piece of NBC’s “Must See TV” […]
Top 10 Best Shows on BET Plus
Streaming services have become more diverse than ever and BET+ has been a full participant in the growth in diversity. A marathon binger can watch everything from lighthearted romantic comedies to thrilling thrillers on this new service from parent company, and Redstone family-controlled, Paramount.