The Best Black TV Shows of the Last Few Years

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Only shows that premiered Season 1 on or after January 1, 2019.

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. 

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