90s The Best 1990s Black TV Shows  

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In the mood to catch up some great shows? These are the best 1990s Black TV shows, ranked from best to worst by user votes. From some good 1990s African American TV series were now legendary comedies, to others that were groundbreaking dramas. A few of the top 90s Black TV shows even featured live performance, music, and interviews.

What shows appear on this best 1990s Black TV shows list? Of course, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is featured here. This great 90s African American sitcom propelled its lead actor, Will Smith, into superstardom. The Chris Rock Show was another popular Black TV series that aired in the 1990s.

From 1990-1994, In Living Color had viewers laughing with a new take on sketch comedy thanks in part to the hilarious humor of The Wayans brothers. Other good shows that appear on this top 1990s Black TV show list include Moesha, Martin and Living Single.

Which great 90s Black TV series is the best? Vote for your favorites!

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Will Smith, James Avery, Alfonso Ribeiro

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Martin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
Martin Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Thomas Mikal Ford

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Family Matters is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
Family Matters Reginald VelJohnson, Jaleel White, Kellie Shanygne Williams

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The Cosby Show is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
The Cosby Show Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Keshia Knight Pulliam

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Living Single is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
Living Single Queen Latifah, Kim Coles, Erika Alexander

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A Different World is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
A Different World Lisa Bonet, Kadeem Hardison, Jasmine Guy

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Sister, Sister is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
Sister, Sister Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jackée Harry

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In Living Color is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
In Living Color Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jim Carrey, Kelly Coffield Park

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Def Comedy Jam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
Def Comedy Jam Kid Capri, D.L. Hughley, Adele Givens

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The Jamie Foxx Show is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
The Jamie Foxx Show Jamie Foxx, Garrett Morris, Garcelle Beauvais

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Soul Train is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
Soul Train Nick Cannon, Rosie Perez, Don Cornelius

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The Wayans Bros. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
The Wayans Bros. Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, John Witherspoon

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The Steve Harvey Show is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
The Steve Harvey Show Steve Harvey^! Cedric the Entertainer^! Merlin Santana

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Hangin' with Mr. Cooper is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Mark Curry, Holly Robinson Peete, Sandra Quarterman

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Kenan & Kel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
Kenan & Kel Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell, Vanessa Baden

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Moesha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
Moesha Brandy Norwood, William Allen Young, Marcus T. Paulk

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Smart Guy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
Smart Guy Tahj Mowry, John Marshall Jones, Jason Weaver

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The Hughleys is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
The Hughleys D. L. Hughley, Elise Neal, Eric Allan Kramer

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The Parkers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
The Parkers Mo'Nique, Dorien Wilson, Countess Vaughn

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Oz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
Oz Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Malcolm & Eddie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
Malcolm & Eddie Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Eddie Griffin, Karen Malina White

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The Oprah Winfrey Show is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
The Oprah Winfrey Show Oprah Winfrey, Nate Berkus, Gayle King

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Roc is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
Roc Charles S. Dutton, Ella Joyce, Rocky Carroll

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The Arsenio Hall Show is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
The Arsenio Hall Show Bill Murray, Arsenio Hall, Burton Richardson

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The Chris Rock Show is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
The Chris Rock Show Chris Rock, Grandmaster Flash, Monteria Ivey

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Gullah Gullah Island is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
Gullah Gullah Island Simeon Othello Daise, Ron Daise, Natalie Daise

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South Central is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
South Central Jennifer Lopez, Maia Campbell, Larenz Tate

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Me and the Boys is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
Me and the Boys Steve Harvey, Robin Givens, J. Anthony Brown

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Out All Night is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best 1990s Black TV Shows
Out All Night Vivica A. Fox, Patti LaBelle, Morris Chestnut