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The Top Black Shows You SHOULD Be Watching


In the last few years TV as been doing a great job with Black Television. With shows like the Cosby Show which are no longer on television. There are not a lot of all black cast TV show. Being black we appreciate shows like Martin, The Jamie Foxx Show, Sister Sister, Moesha & more. In 2016 things as changed not only on the screen but also off. Women like Shonda Rimes who has ABC on lock Thursday nights with Scandal, Grays Anatomy, How To Get Away With Murder, and her newest show The Catch. We are starting to produce, direct and star in our own shows. Here is a list of the top black show you SHOULD be watching:



Created By: Issa Rae

Genre: Comedy

Staring: Issa Rae, Jay Ellis, Yvonne Orji, & Lisa Joyce

Producer: Issa Rae

When: Sundays At 10pm

Network: HBO


MARVEL’s Luke Cage

Created By: Cheo Hodari Coker

Genre: Action/Drama

Starring: Mike Colter, Rosario Dawson, Mahershala Ali, Theo Rossi, Alfre Woodard & More

Producer: Charles Murray

When: Streaming On Netflix

Network: Netflix


Created By: Donald Glover

Genre: Comedy/Drama

Starring: Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry, Keith Stanfield & Zazie Beetz

Producer: Donald Glover

                                                                                        When: Tuesdays At 10pm

                                                                                 Network: FX



Created By: Kenya Barris

Genre: Comedy/Sitcom

Starring: Tracee Ellis Ross, Anthony Anderson, Yara Shahidi, Jenifer Lewis & More

                                                                                            Producer: Anthony Anderson

                                                                                              When: Wednesday At 9:30pm

                                                                                                  Network: ABC


The Get Down

Created By: Baz Luhrmann

Genre: Drama/Musical

Starring: Justice Smith, Jaden Smith, Shameik                                                               Moore, Herizen F. Gusrdiola, Skyln Brooks, Tremaine Brown Jr,                                                                                       Jimmy Smith & More

                                                                                    Producer: Baz Luhrmann

                                                                                            When: Streaming Now

                                                                                              Network: Netflix


The Carmichael Show

Created By: Jerrod Carmichael 

Genre: Comedy

Starring: Jerrod Carmichael, Amber Steens West, Lil Rel Howery, Tiffany Haddish, Loretta Devine, & Davin Alan Grier

                                                                   Written By: Jerrod Carmichael

                                                                      Producer: Jerrod Carmichael

                                                                     When: Season 3 Coming Soon

                                                                      Network: NBC



Created By: Lee Daniels

Genre: Musical Drama

Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard, Jussie Smollett, Bryshere Y. Gray, Trai Byers, Grace Byers, & More

                                                                          Producer: Danny Strong

                                                                             When: Wednesdays At 9pm

                                                                                Network: FOX



Created By: Courtney A. Kemp

Genre: Crime Drama

Starring: Curtis ’50 Cents’ Jackson, Omari Hardwick, Lela Loren, Naturi Naughton, Joseph Sikora, Rotimi &                                                                                                   More.

                                                                                       Producer: Courtney A. Kemp & 50 Cent

                                                                                                When: Season 4 2017

                                                                                                         Network: STARZ


Survivor’s Remorse

Created By: Mike O’Malley

Genre: Comedy

Starring: RonReaco Lee, Jessie T. Usher, Tichina Arnold, Erica Ash, Teyonah Parris & More

Producer: Mike O’Malley & LeBron James

                                                                                           When: Season 4 2017

                                                                                                Network: STARZ

Let us know what your favorite show is from this list @QShepardDotCom !


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