black tv shows

A Different World is one of the most important shows in television history. It was truly groundbreaking. To have a show feature young black adults attending college was a huge deal. On the one hand, it showed other black kids that it was perfectly fine to go to college. On the other hand, it showed […]

Another day, another crime show set in Los Angeles, but this time it’s with famed director John Singleton. FX just ordered up episodes of the Boyz N the Hood director’s new drama Snowfall, according to Variety. Here’s what it will be about: The one-hour drama will be set in Los Angeles in 1981 against the infancy of the crack cocaine […]

We watched a lot of TV in the 90s and 2000s, but not every show stood the test of time. There were some sitcoms we watched week after week, faithfully, say, back in 1997. But when we watch now, it’s like, what were we thinking? Here are 16 shows that we should have never let go […]

He must be on his way to stardom because he’s only been on TV for two months and yet Empire actor Bryshere Gray has already shut down Internet…

Black-ish has been one of the few positives in ABC’s sitcom programming this year. While initial criticism seemed to feel the shoe was stereotypical in…

Tonight at 9 p.m., the Tyler Perry era begins on the OWN Network. Perry has two scripted shows scheduled to debut this week – the…

These songs will have you singing and humming long after the show is over, and that’s the making of a great theme song! All of the songs made you want to watch, even if the actual show wasn’t great. Which is your favorite? Which shows did we miss? Like TheUrbanDaily.com on Facebook to stay updated […]

Chat with Bern Nadette Stanis (Thelma from “Good Times”) tonight at 8pm (ET) Like many Black families in the 1970s, the Evans family had to make due with the little that they had. Their living room was a common area by day, a bedroom by night, and Ms. Evans could stretch fish and bread loaves […]