Celebrate Black History Month with a mix of historical and modern television from black creators.
Created by Donald Glover
This award-winning, dramedy series stars Donald Glover as Ernest Marks, a man trying to make a better life for himself and his daughter by managing his cousin, an up-and-coming rapper.
Created by Mara Brock Akil
Brought to you by the creator of Girlfriends, this drama follows Mary Jane through her interpersonal struggles with family, love, and work.
Created by Kenya Barris
This award-winning, hilarious sitcom features an affluent African-American family living their everyday lives.
Created by Salim Akil
This superhero drama follows a retired Black Lightning as he takes up the mantle once again to fight the 100 gang.
Created by Lena Waithe
Drawing comparisons to The Wire, this drama series depicts the complexities and struggles of people living in Chicago’s South Side and boasts an amazing cast.
Created by Justin Simien
This dramedy is about college students at a prestigious university. Its focus on a single character every episode allows the entire cast to shine as they navigate important topics with heart, humor, and plenty of drama.
Created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong
Empire follows a family managing a music and entertainment empire. The music, cast, and soap-opera levels of drama make this show stand out.
Created by Issa Rae
This award-winning dramedy features two close friends as they navigate the awkwardness of life and relationships in modern America.
Created by Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele
This award-winning sketch show tackles issues of race relations/stereotypes and features one of the longest joke set-ups on television.
Created by Micha Green
In search of his father, Atticus Freeman goes on a terrifying road trip through 1950’s America in this horror drama.
Created by Courtney A. Kemp
This drama features the complicated life of a man who runs an elite nightclub hiding a criminal enterprise.
Created by Shonda Rhimes
From the Creator of Grey’s Anatomy, this political drama promises intrigue, twists, of course, scandal. Olivia Pope confidently runs a crisis management firm while trying to hide her own affairs.
Created by Simon Kinberg, Jordan Peele, and Marco Ramirez
With all the suspense and intrigue of the original show, this inclusive anthology series brings new twists and turns to a classic.
Created by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski
A heart-pounding, heart-wrenching drama about slaves making a break for it on the Underground Railroad.
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