Netflix got the memo about looking out for its Black viewers. The streaming service will be provided a number of cherished series including Moesha, Girlfriends, The Game and more over the next few months.
Today (July 29), Netflix announced that Moesha will hit the streaming service on August 1 followed by The Game (Seasons 1 – 3) will follow August 15. Coming in September will be Sister, Sister and Girlfriends, while The Parkers, Half & Half and One on One will hold down October. Shadow & Act originally reported that Netflix had acquired the streaming rights to the shows.
Included with the announcement was a clip of stars of the aforementioned shows expressing their excitement including Tracee Ellis Ross (Girlfriends), Tia Mowry (Sister, Sister & The Game), Shar Jackson (Moesha) and Pooch Hall (The Game).
“These shows changes the face of television as we know it,” says Valerie Pettiford, who was one of stars of Half & Half.
Added the triple OG Black actor Tim Reid, who’s part of the cast of Sister, Sister, “It has provided us with being able to be in the homes of people worldwide.
The message also features the stars talking about some of their favorites moments from their respective sitcoms, and you can see it below. Also check out the reactions from the Twitterverse, which is especially chattering about the return of Moesha which starred R&B singer, and Ray J’s sister, Brandy Norwood.
Netflix To Stream ‘Moesha’, ‘Girlfriends’ & More Beloved Black Shows, Twitter Approves was originally published on hiphopwired.com
1. Rest In Power Yvette Wilson
since we’re all reminiscing on her work, let’s not forget to honor yvette wilson, who played andell on moesha and the parkers. she would’ve been 56 this year. 🕊🤍✨ pic.twitter.com/Mw63RqAvr4— hot girl midsommar (@verymimi) July 29, 2020
With #SisterSister arriving on Netflix September 1 (thanks @StrongBlackLead!), let's reminisce about some of our favorite moments from the show.— Jackée Harry (@JackeeHarry) July 29, 2020
Here are a few of mine. Reply with yours below! ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/U4nOnJ0sqq
HUGE NEWS: Netflix has landed the streaming rights to 7 iconic Black sitcoms from the early '90s and '00s: 'Moesha,' 'The Game' (the CW years), 'Sister, Sister,' 'Girlfriends,' 'The Parkers,' 'Half & Half' and 'One on One.'— Trey Mangum (@treymangum) July 29, 2020
5. Just wait on it…
The TL is going to drag Moesha pic.twitter.com/1YtwjH143O— Ricky Spanish (@hoodopulence) July 29, 2020
NETFLIX IS FINALLY streaming Moesha, The Game, Sister Sister, Girlfriends, The Parker’s, Half & Half and One on One starting next month!!! 🥺 pic.twitter.com/sSGUM1sdtH— Malani. (@Malani_Kamili) July 29, 2020
Netflix secured Girlfriends, Sister Sister, One on One, Moesha, The Game, Half & Half... I was already an introvert but now? Baby i’m not goin ANYWHERE https://t.co/9Lh8eEShYi— Zé Taylor (@FATHERBONNET) July 29, 2020
MOESHA IS COMING AUGUST 1ST AND I DONT KNOW WHY IM TEARING UP BUT I AMMMMM https://t.co/R4NxY096Ym— Gia Peppers (@GiaPeppers) July 29, 2020
Netflix is finally streaming Moesha, The Game, Sister Sister, Girlfriends and The Parkers starting from next month. seems like the second half of 2020 won’t be bad after all. pic.twitter.com/JQUJB8GyH9— chu (@chuuzus) July 29, 2020
okay netflix y’all was listening, keep it coming! https://t.co/ub4YPSACbP— rae 💋 (@_zakiarae) July 29, 2020
Okay Netflix , now we need my wife and kids , Wayne bro’s and the Jamie fox show, pleaseeeeee pic.twitter.com/RSl2p4ZB06— The Real Destiny Marilyn ➐ (@sweetnovacane) July 29, 2020
Okay Netflix finally has some good sitcoms now they can be rid of Friends pic.twitter.com/enz1ZVrvsu— Blaze (@Chaoticblaze27) July 29, 2020