The Best Black TV Shows of the Last Few Years
With Hollywood increasingly embracing diversity, some of the best new Black shows have premiered since 2019. From lighthearted sitcoms to sci-fi thrillers to shows that tackle race relations head on, some amazing work has come out showcasing spectacular African American writers, producers, and actors. Which Black TV shows are the best? Vote below to decide!
What shows will you find on this new Black shows list? Power Book II: Ghost is one of a series of spin-offs of Power, with the new spinoff focusing on the story of Tariq. The hit The Wonder Years premiered in 2021, and was based on the 1988 show of the same name. Other good series featured on this list include A Black Lady Sketch Show, When They See Us, and P-Valley.
Do you have a favorite new African American TV series? Vote for the best Black series below, and add anything you feel is missing.
Tariq St. Patrick divides his time between school and hustling to pay for his mum's defense lawyer.
- Premiered: September 6, 2020
Exposing the breakdown of the U.S. criminal justice system during the Central Park Five case.
- Premiered: May 31, 2019
As Egypt's last pharaoh, Cleopatra fights to protect her throne, family and legacy.
- Premiered: May 10, 2023
A popular strip club in Mississippi, where intrigue abounds when the mysterious Autumn arrives.
- Premiered: July 12, 2020
The life of a fierce businesswoman who is at the top of her game in the nightclub industry.
- Premiered: September 9, 2021
Tommy Egan leaves New York behind and soon finds himself in Chicago's drug game.
- Premiered: February 6, 2022
Bumpy Johnson battles the Genovese crime family to regain control of the neighborhood he once ruled.
- Premiered: September 29, 2019