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Royal Rules of Ohio

Season 1
Reality, Documentary
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Black Cast
Brenda Agyekum, Akili Bobo Agyekum, Thelma Agyekum, Nana Agyekum, Delali Agyekum
Release Date
May 15, 2024
Synopsis
The Agyekum sisters, who enjoy an opulent lifestyle as the children of royalty from two of Ghana's richest and most influential kingdoms, experience their 20s in Columbus, Ohio.
Royal Rules of Ohio
Sep
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Fight Night: The Million Dollar Heist Trailer
Black Cast
Kevin Hart, Samuel L. Jackson, Terrence Howard, Dexter Darden, Taraji P. Henson, Myles Bullock, Don Cheadle, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Chloe Bailey, Melvin Gregg, Artrece Johnson, Jalyn Hall, Clifton Powell
Created By Black
Shaye Ogbonna
Release Date
September 05, 2024
Synopsis
The story of how on the night of Ali’s defeat of Jerry Quarry, which came after he was banned from boxing for refusing to enter the military draft, hundreds of guests at an after-party were robbed at gunpoint, becoming one of the largest armed robberies the country has ever seen.
Fight Night: The Million Dollar Heist

Divided Youth

Season 1
Drama
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Black Cast
Gabz, Victor Liam
Release Date
April 04, 2024
Synopsis
After her best friend Ícaro is found dead, aspiring rapper Malu sets out to unravel the truth behind his mysterious passing.
Divided Youth

Make Me Scream

Season 1
Comedy
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Black Cast
Tempestt Bledsoe, Darryl M. Bell, Jaleel White, Shoniqua Shandai
Release Date
October 02, 2023
Synopsis
In this hilariously horrifying Halloween special hosted by Tempestt Bledsoe and Darryl M. Bell, three celebrity teams led by Jaleel White, Shoniqua Shandai, and Lil’ Xan, embark on a gruesome game of terror. A game where they must face a series of bone-chilling scare zones while trying NOT to scream! The team with the lowest score survives the night and takes home the prestigious Medal of Mayhem.
Make Me Scream

Queenie

Season 1
Drama
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Black Cast
Dionne Brown, Samuel Adewunmi, Bellah
Created By Black
Candice Carty-Williams
Release Date
June 07, 2024
Synopsis
Queenie Jenkins is a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman living in south London, straddling two cultures and slotting neatly into neither. After a messy breakup with her long-term boyfriend, Queenie seeks comfort in all the wrong places and begins to realize she has to face the past head-on before she can rebuild.
Queenie

Swift Street

Season 1
Crime, Drama
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Black Cast
Tanzyn Crawford, Keiynan Lonsdale, Eliza Matengu, Alfred Chuol, Daniel Wuol, Blessing Mokgohloa, Jeriya Benn
Created By Black
Tig Terera
Release Date
April 24, 2024
Synopsis
When 21-year-old Elsie discovers that her hustler father Robert is being hunted down by a merciless crime boss over a bad debt, she decides to help him, sparking the beginnings of a reconciliation and a dubious reign as partners in crime.
Swift Street

Supa Girlz

Season 1
Documentary
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Black Cast
Traci Young-Byron
Release Date
April 11, 2024
Synopsis
Follows a dance season in the life of one of the best high school dance teams in the country: the Miami Northwestern "G Girls." Led by a boldly unapologetic and visionary director, Traci Young-Byron, the “G Girls” have become a trend-setting viral sensation whose successes and struggles reflect those of the neighborhood they call home: Liberty City, Miami.
Supa Girlz

Doctor Who

Season 14
Adventure, Science Fiction, Drama, Fantasy
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Black Cast
Ncuti Gatwa, Angela Wynter, Michelle Greenidge
Release Date
May 10, 2024
Synopsis
The Doctor is a Time Lord: a 900 year old alien with 2 hearts, part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor saves planets for a living—more of a hobby actually, and the Doctor's very, very good at it.
Doctor Who

Jurassic World: Chaos Theory

Season 1
Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Kids, Family
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Jurassic World: Chaos Theory Trailer
Black Cast
Paul-Mikél Williams
Release Date
May 24, 2024
Synopsis
The Camp Cretaceous gang comes together to unravel a mystery when they discover a global conspiracy that brings danger to dinosaurs — and to themselves.
Jurassic World: Chaos Theory

Diarra from Detroit

Season 1
Drama, Comedy
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Black Cast
Diarra Kilpatrick, Morris Chestnut, Phylicia Rashād, Dominique Perry, Claudia Logan, Bryan Terrell Clark, Shannon Wallace, Jon Chaffin
Release Date
April 18, 2024
Synopsis
A divorcing, overworked teacher finds herself drawn into a cold case after a dating app matches her with a man she suspects is the adult version of a boy abducted in the 90s.
Diarra from Detroit

Boarders

Season 1
Comedy, Drama
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Black Cast
Jodie Campbell, Sekou Diaby, Aruna Jalloh, Myles Kamwendo, Josh Tedeku, Ene Frost
Created By Black
Daniel Lawrence Taylor
Release Date
March 19, 2024
Synopsis
Brace yourselves - the new kids are here. Five talented black scholarship students, and an elite private school with a reputation problem. One of them will have to change...
Boarders

Cannon Busters

Season 1
Animation, Science Fiction, Action, Adventure, Afrofuturism
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Black Cast
Kenny Blank, Darien Sills-Evans, Mela Lee, John Eric Bentley, Angelique Perrin, Rolonda Watts, Camille Winbush
Created By Black
Lesean Thomas
Release Date
August 14, 2019
Synopsis
With a maintenance robot and a deadly fugitive tagging along, friendship droid S.A.M searches for its best friend, the heir to a kingdom under siege.
Cannon Busters
Black Cast
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Directed By Black
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Written By Black
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Release Date
November 26, 2013
Synopsis
Professor Gates describes the history of the African American people by talking to historians, authors, and the people who made history.
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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True Detective: Night Country Trailer
Black Cast
Kali Reis
Release Date
January 14, 2024
Synopsis
When the long winter night falls in Ennis, Alaska, the eight men who operate the Tsalal Arctic Research Station vanish without a trace. To solve the case, Detectives Liz Danvers and Evangeline Navarro will have to confront the darkness they carry in themselves, and dig into the haunted truths that lie buried under the eternal ice.
True Detective: Night Country

The Spiderwick Chronicles

Season 1
Adventure, Fantasy
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Black Cast
Lyon Daniels, Noah Cottrell, Joy Bryant, Mychala Lee, Adina Insley, Favour Onwuka
Release Date
April 19, 2024
Synopsis
The coming-of-age story of the Grace Family, as they move from New York to Michigan and into their family’s ancestral home. Upon arrival, the family not only uncovers mysteries hidden inside their great grandfather’s Spiderwick Estate, but also discovers a secret, fantastical world around them.
The Spiderwick Chronicles

Domino Day

Season 1
Drama, Fantasy
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Domino Day Trailer
Black Cast
Siena Kelly, Babirye Bukilwa, Alisha Bailey, Percelle Ascott, Christopher Jeffers, Sandra James-Young, Babirye Bukilwa
Created By Black
Lauren Sequeira
Release Date
February 28, 2024
Synopsis
A young witch with extraordinary powers, Domino desperately seeks a community to help her understand who she is. Still, she doesn’t need to look far, as a coven of witches is already tracking her every move, convinced they must stop her before her powers destroy everyone and everything around her.
Domino Day

Soon Comes Night

Season 1
Action, Drama
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Soon Comes Night Trailer
Black Cast
Nyaniso Dzedze, Connie Chiume, Panch Gasela, Didintle Khunou, Thabo Malema, Dumisani Mbebe
Created By Black
Thabang Moleya
Release Date
January 19, 2024
Synopsis
A former freedom fighter orchestrates a series of heists in defiance of the law while trying to evade corrupt authorities and a cop with a tragic past.
Soon Comes Night

LOL: Last One Laughing South Africa

Season 1
Reality, Comedy
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LOL: Last One Laughing South Africa Trailer
Black Cast
Trevor Noah, Robby Collins, Lasizwe Dambuza, Jason Goliath, Mojak Lehoko, Celeste Ntuli, Moonchild Sanelly, Thando Thabethe
Release Date
February 15, 2024
Synopsis
Ten well-known South African comedians and performers compete to discover who can maintain composure while simultaneously trying to make their opponents laugh and lose.
LOL: Last One Laughing South Africa

Sense and Sensibility

Romance, Comedy, Drama
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Black Cast
Bethany Antonia, Deborah Ayorinde, Akil Largie, Victor Hugo
Release Date
February 24, 2024
Synopsis
A period adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility. After a change in circumstances, Marianne is torn between two men, while Elinor longs for a man beyond reach.
Sense and Sensibility

Perimeter

Season 1
Drama
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Black Cast
Ava Mone't, Tatyana Ali, Sharon Conley, Jordan Coleman, West Montez, Donovan Christie Jr., Shawn Vaughn, Jalen Gilbert, Malcolm Xavier
Release Date
February 29, 2024
Synopsis
Set in Atlanta in the 1990s, the series centers around the Dawn family, daughter Paige, a sophomore at Spelman college whose life gets off track when she falls for a bad boy type; her father, Councilman Robert Dawn, whose political ambitions on his quest to become mayor come at a grave personal and moral cost; and his wife, Connie, who tries to keep the family together. Their personal drama takes place against the larger backdrop of two of Atlanta's biggest cultural events at the time: Freaknik and the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Perimeter

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With over 20 years of experience in various narrative mediums, Gil Santos is the singular mind behind Culture Bay. His journey began as a lyricist and web developer, later expanding into crafting dynamic conference presentations and engaging YouTube sketches. This diverse background has allowed him to hone his storytelling skills across different fields. Santos' lifelong passion for sci-fi and fantasy, combined with his knack for interactive storytelling, culminate in Culture Bay - a fusion of innovative ideas and engaging narratives intended for all to enjoy.

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