Al Thompson in “Lenox Avenue”
Welcome to the new frontier in Black entertainment! While television networks attempt to catch up in representations of people of color (“Scandal” and “Deception”), a bumper crop of black web series are filling the gap. With the success of Issa Rae and “Awkward Black Girl”, black filmmakers and writers have turned to the web to expand the black narrative.
We’ve rounded up seven new black web series that range from quirky and witty to downright salacious. Which is your favorite? Let us know in the comments section below.
Guys, what do you do when the woman you’ve taken out to dinner asks you to drop her off at another man’s house? This and other embarrassing moments are explored in this London based web series that follows the exploits of four friends- Theo, Dorian, Junior and Marcus.