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The Best Black TV Shows of the 2010s

Updated June 23, 2021 1.8k votes 249 voters 11.1k views47 items

List RulesVote up the best shows that center both Black stories and Black characters and aired new episodes between 2010 and 2019.

These are the best 2010s Black TV shows, ranked from best to worst by user votes. From some good 2010s African American TV series that are half-hour satirical comedies (Dear White People), to others that are heart-pounding dramas (Empire), this list has something for everybody. A few of the top 2010s Black TV shows even feature live performances, music, and interviews.

What shows appear on this list of the best 2010s Black TV shows? In the 2010s, Comedy Central added several TV shows starring great Black comedians, like Key & Peele, and Why? With Hannibal Buress. The cerebral comedy Atlanta is another great Black TV series that aired in the 2010s. Meanwhile, since the family sitcom Black-ish debuted in 2014, it's spawned a diverse empire of TV, including Grown-ish and Mixed-ish. The 2010s also welcomed more good Black TV shows for kids including A.N.T. Farm and Are We There Yet?

What are television's best Black 2010s shows? Vote up the 2010s shows that center both Black stories and Black characters that were the best of the decade and see where the Black shows of the 2010s you loved to watch rank.

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