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The Best 1970s Black TV Shows

Updated 17 Oct 2019 1.6k votes 348 voters 28.4k views10 items

List RulesVote up your favorite black TV Series that aired in the '70s

These are the best 1970s Black TV shows, ranked from best to worst by user votes. From good 1970s African American TV series that were trendsetting comedies, to others that were heartbreaking dramas. A few of the top 70s Black TV shows even featured live performance, music, and interviews.

What shows appear on this best 1970s Black TV shows list? Of course, Sanford and Son should probably appear near the top of this list. This groundbreaking comedy ran from 1972-1977 and it is often listed as one of the best TV shows of all time. The Jeffersons is another one of the greatest Black TV shows that aired during the 1970s.

When Soul Train premiered in 1971, it featured cutting edge music, dance and fashion. Other good shows that appear on this top 1970s Black TV shows list include Good Times, Roots and Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids.

Do you have a favorite Black TV show from the 70s? Give the best series a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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