New Black TV Shows to Binge in 2023 (Netflix, Prime, MAX, more)

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New Black TV Shows to Binge in 2023 (Netflix, Prime, MAX, more)
Stay up-to-date with the latest Black TV shows in 2023 with our constantly updated calendar. From critically-acclaimed dramas to side-splitting comedies, we've got everything you need to stay in the know. Don't miss a moment and subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on social media for updates, announcements, trailers, and information on where to watch these must-see shows.

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Make Me Scream

Season 1
Comedy
Watch The Trailer:
Make Me Scream Trailer
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

Platform 7

Season 1
Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Platform 7 Trailer
Black Cast
Jasmine Jobson
Release Date
December 07, 2023
Synopsis
Lisa, after witnessing a cataclysmic event on Platform 7 of a railway station, finds her own fragmented memory jogged to reveal a connection between her own life and that of the event she has just witnessed.
Platform 7

In Your Dreams

Season 1
Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Watch The Trailer:
In Your Dreams Trailer
Black Cast
Didintle Khunou, Thando Thabethe, Anthony Oseyemi, Mothusi Magano, Jesse Suntele, Sello Maake Ka-Ncube, Nqobile Sipamla, Bongani Thwala, Lunathi Mampofu, Sonni Chidiebere, Kefentse Mokoena, Vika Matshingana, Khabonina Qubeka, Kkgabo Ramotshela, Sharon Chimhanda
Release Date
December 01, 2023
Synopsis
Best friends, Marcus and Lloyd, have just been evicted from their apartment and are struggling to keep their pest control business afloat. Then an old classmate introduces them to an ancient African statue that just might be the answer to their prayers. The tribe who created the relic believes it has the power to make dreams come true. Just not the kind of dreams our friends were hoping for.
In Your Dreams

Smothered

Season 1
Comedy
Watch The Trailer:
Smothered Trailer
Black Cast
Danielle Vitalis
Release Date
December 14, 2023
Synopsis
Sammy and Tom meet on a night out at karaoke and start a no-strings-attached affair for a limited time on the condition that they will never speak to each other again after three weeks.
Smothered

The Famous Five

Season 1
Adventure, Crime, Family
Watch The Trailer:
The Famous Five Trailer
Black Cast
Diaana Babnicova, Ann Akinjirin
Release Date
December 09, 2023
Synopsis
Follow five young explorers through action-packed adventures, remarkable mysteries, unparalleled danger, and astounding secrets in an unforgettable odyssey that will bring the fearless young group together.
The Famous Five

NCIS: Sydney

Season 1
Action, Crime, Drama
Watch The Trailer:
NCIS: Sydney Trailer
Black Cast
Olivia Swann
Release Date
November 10, 2023
Synopsis
The brilliant and eclectic team of U.S. NCIS Agents and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) are grafted into a multi-national taskforce to keep naval crimes in check in the most contested patch of ocean on the planet.
NCIS: Sydney

Culprits

Season 1
Crime, Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Culprits Trailer
Black Cast
Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Kevin Vidal
Release Date
November 08, 2023
Synopsis
A family man with a secret criminal past reunites with his crew when a killer starts targeting them.
Culprits

Black Cake

Season 1
Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Black Cake Trailer
Black Cast
Chipo Chung, Ashley Thomas, Adrienne Warren, Mia Isaac, Faith Alabi, Lashay Anderson
Created By Black
Marissa Jo Cerar
Release Date
November 01, 2023
Synopsis
Eleanor Bennett loses her battle with cancer, leaving her children a flash drive that holds untold stories of her journey from the Caribbean to America; the stories shock her children and challenge everything they know about their family's origin.
Black Cake

Curses!

Season 1
Adventure, Animation, Kids, Fantasy
Watch The Trailer:
Curses! Trailer
Black Cast
Andre Robinson, Gabrielle Nevaeh Green, Lyric Lewis, Phylicia Rashād
Release Date
October 26, 2023
Synopsis
The Vanderhouvens are a typical family…except a curse recently turned Alex—their loving husband and father—to stone. In order to save him, his wife and kids set out on spine-tingling adventures to return ancient artifacts stolen by an ancestor.
Curses!

Lost Women of Highway 20

Season 1
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Watch The Trailer:
Lost Women of Highway 20 Trailer
Black Cast
Octavia Spencer
Release Date
November 05, 2023
Synopsis
Explores the crimes that occurred along Highway 20 between the late 1970s and the early 1990s, where several young women and girls vanished, were sexually assaulted, or were killed.
Lost Women of Highway 20

Mother and Son

Season 1
Comedy
Watch The Trailer:
Mother and Son Trailer
Black Cast
Matthew Okine, Angela Nica Sullen, Justin Amankwah
Release Date
August 23, 2023
Synopsis
When his widowed mum, Maggie, sets fire to the kitchen, recently-single Arthur Gbeme moves back in to the family home, only to realise he is facing life in a hilarious purgatory in which the eccentric and electric Maggie calls the shots.
Mother and Son

Bodies

Crime, Mystery, Science Fiction
Watch The Trailer:
Bodies Trailer
Black Cast
Amaka Okafor
Release Date
October 19, 2023
Synopsis
One victim, found dead on a London street. Four detectives, in four different time periods, must solve the mystery to protect Britain’s future.
Bodies

Jessica's Big Little World

Season 1
Animation, Kids
Watch The Trailer:
Jessica's Big Little World Trailer
Black Cast
Lucia Cunningham, Philip Solomon, Kimberly Hebert Gregory, Alain Ilongwe, Byron Marc Newsome, Ozioma Akagha
Created By Black
Tiffany Ford
Release Date
October 02, 2023
Synopsis
Jessica navigates her way through a world where everything seems much bigger than she is; inspired by the grown-ups around her, she persists in conquering monumental children's tasks.
Jessica's Big Little World
Watch The Trailer:
Anderson Spider Silva Trailer
Black Cast
William Nascimento, Seu Jorge, Jeniffer Dias, Tatiana Tiburcio, Bruno Vinicius, Caetano Vieira, Douglas Silva, Iza Moreira, Larissa Nunes
Created By Black
Marton Olympio
Release Date
November 16, 2023
Synopsis
The original series will tell the life of Anderson Silva, the fighter who became one of the great champions in the history of MMA. Born in São Paulo, he practiced practiced taekwondo, jiu-jitsu and muay thai as a child, and later in life, he entered professional wrestling.
Anderson Spider Silva

The Irrational

Season 1
Crime, Drama
Watch The Trailer:
The Irrational Trailer
Black Cast
Jesse L. Martin, Maahra Hill, Travina Springer
Release Date
September 25, 2023
Synopsis
Alec Baker is a world-renowned professor of behavioral psychology with a unique insight into human nature who lends his expertise to an array of high-stakes cases involving governments, corporations and law enforcement. However, he meets his match in a female domestic terror suspect who turns his world upside down.
The Irrational

Everything Now

Season 1
Comedy, Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Everything Now Trailer
Black Cast
Sophie Wilde, Lauryn Ajufo
Release Date
October 05, 2023
Synopsis
After months in recovery for an eating disorder, 16-year-old Mia devises a bucket list of quintessential teen experiences to make up for lost time.
Everything Now

Found

Season 1
Drama, Crime
Watch The Trailer:
Found Trailer
Black Cast
Shanola Hampton, Gabrielle Walsh, Arlen Escarpeta
Release Date
October 03, 2023
Synopsis
In any given year, more than 600,000 people are reported missing in the U.S. Of these reported cases, more than half of the missing people are people of color, too easily neglected by the system. Gabi Mosely, a former missing person herself, now specializes in PR and leads a crisis management team that seeks out these missing people. But unbeknownst to anyone, Mosely is hiding a dark secret of her own.
Found

Young Love

Season 1
Animation, Comedy
Watch The Trailer:
Young Love Trailer
Black Cast
Kid Cudi, Issa Rae, Loretta Devine, Harry Lennix, Tamar Braxton, Brooke Monroe Conaway, Sheryl Lee Ralph
Created By Black
Matthew A. Cherry
Release Date
September 21, 2023
Synopsis
The Young family – millennial parents Stephen and Angela, their daughter Zuri and her pet cat Rocky – juggle careers, marriage, parenthood, social issues and multi-generational dynamics while striving to make a better life for themselves.
Young Love

Black Ops

Season 1
Comedy, Crime
Watch The Trailer:
Black Ops Trailer
Black Cast
Gbemisola Ikumelo, Hammed Animashaun, Ariyon Bakare, Akemnji Ndifornyen
Created By Black
Akemnji Ndifornyen, Gbemisola Ikumelo
Release Date
May 05, 2023
Synopsis
Dom and Kay join the Met Police in the hope of cleaning up their community, but are unwittingly thrust into the murky world of deep cover infiltration as they become part of a powerful criminal enterprise. But for Dom and Kay it quickly becomes more of a fiasco than Donnie Brasco…
Black Ops

Robyn Hood

Season 1
Action, Drama, Science Fiction
Watch The Trailer:
Robyn Hood Trailer
Black Cast
Jessye Romeo, Nykeem Provo, Idrissa Sanogo, Ksenia Daniela Kharlamova, Jonathan Langdon, Manuel Rodriguez-Saenz, Lisa Michelle Cornelius
Created By Black
Director X.
Release Date
September 27, 2023
Synopsis
Follows Robyn Loxley and anti-authoritarian masked hip-hop band, The Hood, as they call out injustices and fight for freedom and equality in the city of New Nottingham.
Robyn Hood

Lupin - Part 3

Season 3
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Watch The Trailer:
Lupin - Part 3 Trailer
Black Cast
Omar Sy, Etan Simon, Adama Niane
Release Date
October 05, 2023
Synopsis
Inspired by the adventures of Arsène Lupin, gentleman thief Assane Diop sets out to avenge his father for an injustice inflicted by a wealthy family.
Lupin - Part 3

Impure

Season 4
Crime, Drama, Action
Watch The Trailer:
Impure Trailer
Black Cast
Raphael Logam, Leandro Firmino
Release Date
August 30, 2023
Synopsis
Rio de Janeiro, during the 90's. Evandro dreams about becoming a great businessman, but ends up entering the world of crime and making an empire out of his criminal organization. His business skills and leadership abilities draw the attention of Morello, a federal police officer with a self-destructive behavior who sees in Evandro a worthy enemy. Two strategists that share the love for danger. The hunt down begins.
Impure

Still Up

Season 1
Comedy
Watch The Trailer:
Still Up Trailer
Black Cast
Antonia Thomas, Lois Chimimba
Release Date
September 22, 2023
Synopsis
Bonded by insomnia, best friends Lisa and Danny stay connected to each other late into the night and find their way through a world of wonderfully weird surprises as their relationship deepens.
Still Up

Spellbound

Season 1
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Watch The Trailer:
Spellbound Trailer
Black Cast
Hailey Romain, Sam Darius, Gomolemo Kitso Tsagae, Raven Dauda, Malou Beauvoir
Release Date
August 31, 2023
Synopsis
Cece Parker Jones' life is turned upside-down when she discovers she's a real witch. Magical mayhem ensues at the Paris Opera Ballet School when Cece begins to practice her spell work, making things harder to juggle as she balances new magical identity, dance, and simply being a teenager! Things get even more complicated when she accidentally summons her enemies, a group called the Mystics.
Spellbound
Watch The Trailer:
The Other Black Girl Trailer
Black Cast
Sinclair Daniel, Ashleigh Murray, Garcelle Beauvais, Karina Willis, Brittany Adebumola, Cassi Maddox, Amber Reign Smith, Briana Starks
Created By Black
Danielle Henderson
Release Date
September 13, 2023
Synopsis
Nella, an editorial assistant, is tired of being the only black girl at her company, so she’s excited when Hazel is hired. But as Hazel’s star begins to rise, Nella spirals out and discovers something sinister is going on at the company.
The Other Black Girl

Saturdays

Season 1
Comedy
Watch The Trailer:
Saturdays Trailer
Black Cast
Danielle Jalade, Omar Gooding, Golden Brooks, Jermaine Harris, Daria Johns, Tim Johnson Jr., Peyton Basnight
Created By Black
Norman Vance Jr.
Release Date
March 24, 2023
Synopsis
Paris Johnson and her best friends form the We-B-Girlz skate crew, determined to show and prove they have the hottest skate routines on the planet.
Saturdays
Watch The Trailer:
Top Boy - Season 3 - Final Chapter Trailer
Black Cast
Kane Robinson, Ashley Walters, Micheal Ward, Araloyin Oshunremi, Jasmine Jobson, Little Simz, Kadeem Ramsay
Release Date
September 07, 2023
Synopsis
Two seasoned drug dealers return to the gritty street of London, but their pursuit of money and power is threatened by a young and ruthless hustler.
Top Boy - Season 3 - Final Chapter

Lawmen: Bass Reeves

Season 1
Drama, Western
Watch The Trailer:
Lawmen: Bass Reeves Trailer
Black Cast
David Oyelowo, Lauren E. Banks, Demi Singleton
Release Date
November 05, 2023
Synopsis
The story of Bass Reeves, the legendary lawman of the wild West, is brought to life. Reeves worked in the post-Reconstruction era as a federal peace officer in the Indian Territory, capturing over 3,000 of the most dangerous criminals without ever being wounded – and is believed to be the inspiration for The Lone Ranger.
Lawmen: Bass Reeves

Special Ops: Lioness

Season 1
Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Special Ops: Lioness Trailer
Black Cast
Zoe Saldaña, LaMonica Garrett, Hannah Love Lanier, Morgan Freeman
Release Date
July 23, 2023
Synopsis
Joe attempts to balance her personal and professional life as the tip of the spear in the CIA's war on terror. She enlists Cruz, a female special operations Marine, as an undercover operative in the Lioness Program.
Special Ops: Lioness

The Changeling

Season 1
Drama, Fantasy
Watch The Trailer:
The Changeling Trailer
Black Cast
Lakeith Stanfield, Clark Backo, Adina Porter, Alexis Louder, Malcolm Barrett, Teca Pereira, Amirah Vann
Written By Black
Victor LaValle
Release Date
September 07, 2023
Synopsis
Apollo and Emma's love story is a fairy tale—until Emma mysteriously vanishes. Bereft, Apollo finds himself on a death-defying odyssey through a New York City he didn't know existed.
The Changeling

Invasion

Season 2
Science Fiction, Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Invasion Trailer
Black Cast
Shamier Anderson, India Brown, Tamara Lawrance, DeWanda Wise, Max Fincham
Release Date
August 23, 2023
Synopsis
Earth is visited by an alien species that threatens humanity’s existence. Events unfold in real time through the eyes of five ordinary people across the globe as they struggle to make sense of the chaos unraveling around them.
Invasion

Krapopolis

Season 1
Animation, Comedy
Watch The Trailer:
Krapopolis Trailer
Black Cast
Richard Ayoade
Release Date
September 24, 2023
Synopsis
In mythical ancient Greece, a flawed family of humans, gods and monsters tries to run one of the world’s first cities without killing each other.
Krapopolis

Killing It - Season 2

Season 2
Comedy
Watch The Trailer:
Killing It - Season 2 Trailer
Black Cast
Craig Robinson, Rell Battle
Release Date
August 17, 2023
Synopsis
Craig Foster, a Miami bank security guard, enters a state-sponsored snake-hunting contest to achieve his American dream of becoming a successful entrepreneur.
Killing It - Season 2

Painkiller

Season 1
Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Painkiller Trailer
Black Cast
Uzo Aduba
Release Date
August 10, 2023
Synopsis
The causes and consequences of America's opioid epidemic unfold in this drama following its perpetrators, victims and an investigator seeking the truth.
Painkiller

The Upshaws

Comedy, Family
Watch The Trailer:
The Upshaws Trailer
Black Cast
Gabrielle Dennis, Kim Fields, Mike Epps, Page Kennedy, Wanda Sykes
Release Date
August 17, 2023
Synopsis

Bennie Upshaw, the head of a Black working class family in Indianapolis, is a charming, well-intentioned mechanic and lifelong mess just trying his best to step up and care for his family and tolerate his sardonic sister-in-law, all without a blueprint for success.

The Upshaws

Run the World

Comedy, Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Run the World Trailer
Black Cast
Bresha Webb, Corbin Reid, Tosin Morohunfola, Amber Stevens West, Andrea Bordeaux
Release Date
May 26, 2023
Synopsis

The story of a group of Black women who work, live, and play in Harlem as they strive for world domination. They're not only surviving – but thriving together.

Run the World
Watch The Trailer:
Schmigadoon! Trailer
Black Cast
Ariana DeBose, Keegan-Michael Key
Release Date
April 04, 2023
Synopsis

In this parody of 1940s musicals, backpacking couple Melissa and Josh get trapped in Schmigadoon, a magical town filled with singing and dancing townspeople, and learn they can't leave without finding true love—which they thought they already had.

Schmigadoon!

Bel-Air

Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Bel-Air Trailer
Black Cast
Adrian Holmes, Cassandra Freeman, Coco Jones, Jabari Banks, Olly Sholotan
Release Date
February 23, 2023
Synopsis

The journey of a book smart teen whose life is forever transformed when he moves from the streets of west Philadelphia to live with his relatives in one of LA’s wealthiest suburbs.

Bel-Air

Snowfall

Drama, Crime
Watch The Trailer:
Snowfall Trailer
Black Cast
Damson Idris, Isaiah John, Nicco Annan, Brandon Jay McLaren, Matthew Hancock
Release Date
February 22, 2023
Synopsis

Los Angeles. 1983. A storm is coming and it's name is crack. Set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it, the story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course.

Snowfall

The Upshaws

Comedy, Family
Watch The Trailer:
The Upshaws Trailer
Black Cast
Gabrielle Dennis, Kim Fields, Mike Epps, Page Kennedy, Wanda Sykes
Release Date
February 16, 2023
Synopsis

Bennie Upshaw, the head of a Black working class family in Indianapolis, is a charming, well-intentioned mechanic and lifelong mess just trying his best to step up and care for his family and tolerate his sardonic sister-in-law, all without a blueprint for success.

The Upshaws

Harlem

Comedy
Watch The Trailer:
Harlem Trailer
Black Cast
Grace Byers, Jerrie Johnson, Meagan Good, Shoniqua Shandai, Tyler Lepley, Whoopi Goldberg, Nneka Okafor, Sullivan Jones
Release Date
February 02, 2023
Synopsis

Four stylish and ambitious best girlfriends in Harlem, New York City: a rising star professor struggling to make space for her love life; a savvy tech entrepreneur always dating someone new; a no-filter singer; and a hopeless romantic fashion designer. Together, they level up into the next phase of their careers, relationships, and big city dreams.

Harlem
Watch The Trailer:
Truth Be Told Trailer
Black Cast
Deborah Ayorinde, Gabrielle Union, Haneefah Wood, Mekhi Phifer, Michael Beach, Octavia Spencer, Ron Cephas Jones, Tracie Thoms, Mychala Lee, Sharar Ali-Speakes
Created By Black
Nichelle D. Tramble
Release Date
January 19, 2023
Synopsis

Descend into the world of true-crime podcasts. New evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell to reopen the murder case that made her a media sensation.

Truth Be Told
Watch The Trailer:
Godfather of Harlem Trailer
Black Cast
Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Erik LaRay Harvey, Forest Whitaker, Giancarlo Esposito, Ilfenesh Hadera, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Nigel Thatch
Release Date
January 15, 2023
Synopsis

Loosely based on infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy attempts to regain his piece of Harlem.

Godfather of Harlem

Fatal Seduction

Season 1
Mystery, Crime
Watch The Trailer:
Fatal Seduction Trailer
Black Cast
Nathaniel Ramabulana, Liza Scholtz, Thapelo Mokoena
Release Date
July 07, 2023
Synopsis
A married professor is pulled into a passionate affair with a younger man that uncovers a path of tragedy and betrayal from those closest to her.
Fatal Seduction

Human Footprint

Season 1
Documentary
Watch The Trailer:
Human Footprint Trailer
Black Cast
Shane Campbell Staton
Release Date
July 05, 2023
Synopsis
Dissects all the ways humans have transformed the planet.
Human Footprint

Hack My Home

Season 1
Reality
Watch The Trailer:
Hack My Home Trailer
Black Cast
Ati Williams, Mikel Welch
Release Date
July 07, 2023
Synopsis
A team of four design wizards dreams up space-maximizing solutions and ingenious engineering ideas to transform families' homes in inventive ways.
Hack My Home

Supa Team 4

Season 1
Action, Adventure, Animation, Afrofuturism
Watch The Trailer:
Supa Team 4 Trailer
Black Cast
Zora Ngwaba, Namisa Mdlalose, Kimani Arthur, Nancy Sekhokoane, Pamela Nomvete, John Macmillan
Created By Black
Malenga Mulendema
Release Date
July 20, 2023
Synopsis
Four teens are just trying to survive secondary school when an ex-spy recruits them for her superhero team. Their newest assignment? Saving the world.
Supa Team 4

Full Circle

Season 1
Crime, Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Full Circle Trailer
Black Cast
Zazie Beetz, Jharrel Jerome, CCH Pounder, Adia, Sheyi Cole, Gerald W. Jones III
Release Date
July 13, 2023
Synopsis
An investigation into a botched kidnapping uncovers long-held secrets connecting multiple characters and cultures in present day New York City.
Full Circle
Watch The Trailer:
Survival of the Thickest Trailer
Black Cast
Michelle Buteau, Tasha Smith, Christine Horn, Tone Bell, Anissa Felix, Monnae Michaell, Ambre Anderson, Princess Adenike
Created By Black
Michelle Buteau
Release Date
July 13, 2023
Synopsis
Black, plus-size and newly single, Mavis unexpectedly finds herself having to rebuild her life after putting all her eggs in one man's basket, but she's determined to not only survive but thrive with the support of her chosen family.
Survival of the Thickest

Godfather of Harlem

Season 3
Crime, Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Godfather of Harlem Trailer
Black Cast
Forest Whitaker, Ilfenesh Hadera, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Elvis Nolasco, Erik LaRay Harvey, Nigel Thatch, Markuann Smith, Giancarlo Esposito, Kelvin Harrison Jr.
Release Date
January 15, 2023
Synopsis
Loosely based on infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy attempts to regain his piece of Harlem.
Godfather of Harlem

Truth Be Told

Season 3
Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Truth Be Told Trailer
Black Cast
Octavia Spencer, Mekhi Phifer, Ron Cephas Jones, Tracie Thoms, Gabrielle Union, Haneefah Wood, Merle Dandridge, Mychala Lee, Deborah Ayorin, Sharar Ali-Speakes, Michael Beach
Release Date
January 19, 2023
Synopsis
Descend into the world of true-crime podcasts. New evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell to reopen the murder case that made her a media sensation.
Truth Be Told

Harlem

Season 2
Comedy
Watch The Trailer:
Harlem Trailer
Black Cast
Meagan Good, Jerrie Johnson, Grace Byers, Shoniqua Shandai, Tyler Lepley, Sullivan Jones, Rick Fox, Sherri Shepherd, Nneka Okafor, Whoopi Goldberg
Created By Black
Tracy Oliver
Release Date
February 02, 2023
Synopsis
Four stylish and ambitious best girlfriends in Harlem, New York City: a rising star professor struggling to make space for her love life; a savvy tech entrepreneur always dating someone new; a no-filter singer; and a hopeless romantic fashion designer. Together, they level up into the next phase of their careers, relationships, and big city dreams.
Harlem

The Upshaws

Season 3
Comedy, Family
Watch The Trailer:
The Upshaws Trailer
Black Cast
Mike Epps, Kim Fields, Wanda Sykes, Gabrielle Dennis, Page Kennedy
Created By Black
Wanda Sykes, Regina Y. Hicks
Release Date
February 16, 2023
Synopsis
Bennie Upshaw, the head of a Black working class family in Indianapolis, is a charming, well-intentioned mechanic and lifelong mess just trying his best to step up and care for his family and tolerate his sardonic sister-in-law, all without a blueprint for success.
The Upshaws

Snowfall

Season 6
Crime, Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Snowfall Trailer
Black Cast
Damson Idris, Isaiah John, Nicco Annan, Brandon Jay McLaren, Matthew Hancock
Release Date
February 22, 2023
Synopsis
Los Angeles. 1983. A storm is coming and it's name is crack. Set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it, the story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course.
Snowfall

Bel-Air

Season 2
Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Bel-Air Trailer
Black Cast
Jabari Banks, Adrian Holmes, Cassandra Freeman, Coco Jones, Jordan L. Jones, Olly Sholotan, Jimmy Akingbola, Akira Akbar, Simone Joy Jones
Release Date
February 23, 2023
Synopsis
The journey of a book smart teen whose life is forever transformed when he moves from the streets of west Philadelphia to live with his relatives in one of LA’s wealthiest suburbs.
Bel-Air

Die Hart 2: Die Harter

Season 2
Action, Comedy
Watch The Trailer:
Die Hart 2: Die Harter Trailer
Black Cast
Kevin Hart, Nathalie Emmanuel
Release Date
March 31, 2023
Synopsis
After achieving his dream of becoming a bona fide action hero in Die Hart, Kevin Hart now wants to cement his legacy as the greatest action star of all time. He’s developed a concept for a revolutionary movie where the action is so unscripted and unexpected that even Kevin won’t know what’s coming next. But Kevin’s myopic dream comes with a blind spot, and he soon finds himself the victim of an evil revenge plot, orchestrated by someone from his past. Kevin must enlist the help of his favorite co-star Jordan King (Nathalie Emmanuel, returning for season 2), his over-eager assistant Andre (Ben Schwartz), Andre’s mom Cynthia (Paula Pell), and legendary Hollywood stuntman Mr. 206 (John Cena) if he wants to survive.
Die Hart 2: Die Harter

Schmigadoon!

Season 2
Comedy
Watch The Trailer:
Schmigadoon! Trailer
Black Cast
Keegan-Michael Key, Ariana DeBose
Release Date
April 04, 2023
Synopsis
In this parody of 1940s musicals, backpacking couple Melissa and Josh get trapped in Schmigadoon, a magical town filled with singing and dancing townspeople, and learn they can't leave without finding true love—which they thought they already had.
Schmigadoon!

From

Season 2
Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Watch The Trailer:
From Trailer
Black Cast
Harold Perrineau, Corteon Moore, Angela Moore
Release Date
April 23, 2023
Synopsis
Unravel the mystery of a nightmarish town in middle America that traps all those who enter. As the unwilling residents fight to keep a sense of normalcy and search for a way out, they must also survive the threats of the surrounding forest – including the terrifying creatures that come out when the sun goes down.
From

Run the World

Season 2
Comedy, Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Run the World Trailer
Black Cast
Bresha Webb, Corbin Reid, Tosin Morohunfola, Amber Stevens West, Andrea Bordeaux
Release Date
May 26, 2023
Synopsis
The story of a group of Black women who work, live, and play in Harlem as they strive for world domination. They're not only surviving – but thriving together.
Run the World

Kaleidoscope

Season 1
Crime, Drama
Watch The Trailer:
Kaleidoscope Trailer
Black Cast
Giancarlo Esposito, Tati Gabrielle
Release Date
January 01, 2023
Synopsis
A master thief and his crew attempt an epic and elaborate heist worth $7 billion dollars — but betrayal, greed and other threats undermine their plans.
Kaleidoscope

The 1619 Project

Season 1
Documentary
Watch The Trailer:
The 1619 Project Trailer
Black Cast
Nikole Hannah-Jones
Release Date
January 26, 2023
Synopsis
In keeping with the original project, this series seeks to reframe the country's history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of Black Americans at the very center of our national narrative.
The 1619 Project

My Dad the Bounty Hunter

Season 1
Action, Adventure, Animation, Science Fiction
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My Dad the Bounty Hunter Trailer
Black Cast
Leslie Uggams, Priah Ferguson, Russell Hornsby, Yvette Nicole Brown, Yvonne Orji
Release Date
February 09, 2023
Synopsis
The action-comedy series follows the toughest bounty hunter in all the galaxy, a man with razor sharp skills but also a secret - his family on Earth has no idea what he does for a living. So when his two kids accidentally hitch a ride into outer space and crash his latest mission, they discover that their average Dad's job is anything but boring. Dodging dangerous aliens and laser fights galore, this family bonding time goes to the extreme. Wait until mom finds out…
My Dad the Bounty Hunter

Marvel's Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur

Season 1
Animation, Fantasy, Science Fiction
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Marvel's Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Trailer
Black Cast
Diamond White, Alfre Woodard, Sasheer Zamata, Jermaine Fowler, Gary Anthony Williams, Craig Robinson, Jennifer Hudson, Laurence Fishburne, Daveed Diggs, Mae Jemison
Release Date
February 10, 2023
Synopsis
After 13-year-old super-genius Lunella accidentally brings ten-ton T-Rex, Devil Dinosaur into present-day New York City via a time vortex, the duo works together to protect the city's Lower East Side from danger.
Marvel's Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur

Act Your Age

Season 1
Comedy
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Act Your Age Trailer
Black Cast
Kym Whitley, Yvette Nicole Brown, Tisha Campbell, Mariah Robinson, Nathan Anderson, Ratoya Banks, Richard Whiten, Davont'e Franklin
Release Date
March 04, 2023
Synopsis
Follows three girls in the prime of their lives. The will show a world where individually they shine but they also show support for one another.
Act Your Age

Shelved

Season 1
Comedy
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Shelved Trailer
Black Cast
Lyndie Greenwood, Chris Sandiford, Taylor Love, Ajahnis Charley
Release Date
March 06, 2023
Synopsis
The eclectic staff and patrons in the underfunded Jameson branch of the Metropolitan Public Library deal with the community and each other’s eccentricities.
Shelved

UnPrisoned

Season 1
Comedy
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UnPrisoned Trailer
Black Cast
Kerry Washington, Delroy Lindo, Marque Richardson
Release Date
March 10, 2023
Synopsis
A messy but perfectionist relationship therapist and single mom has her life turned right-side-up when her dad gets out of prison and moves in with her and her teenage son.
UnPrisoned

Swarm

Season 1
Comedy, Crime, Drama
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Swarm Trailer
Black Cast
Dominique Fishback, Chloe Bailey, Kiersey Clemons, Byron Bowers, Damson Idris
Created By Black
Donald Glover, Janine Nabers
Release Date
March 16, 2023
Synopsis
A young woman's obsession with a pop star takes a dark turn.
Swarm

The Power

Season 1
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Science Fiction
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The Power Trailer
Black Cast
Adina Porter, Edwina Findley Dickerson, Halle Bush, Toheeb Jimoh, Reese Alexander
Release Date
March 30, 2023
Synopsis
The world of The Power is our world, but for one twist of nature. Suddenly teenage girls develop the power to electrocute people at will. Following remarkable characters from London to Seattle, Nigeria to Eastern Europe, the Power evolves from a tingle in teenagers’ collarbones to a complete reversal of power balance.
The Power

Celebrity Prank Wars

Season 1
Comedy, Reality
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Celebrity Prank Wars Trailer
Black Cast
Kevin Hart, Nick Cannon
Created By Black
Kevin Hart, Nick Cannon
Release Date
April 05, 2023
Synopsis
Kevin Hart and Nick Cannon take their famous friendly feud to the next level with E!'s hilarious new competition series "Celebrity Prank Wars,". It's an all-out war as one celebrity pranks another, and the payback begins. Each episode will feature celebrities planning and perpetrating some of the wildest and most viral pranks on each other, as hosts Nick Cannon and Kevin Hart choose one winner of the Prank War. Celebrities are always trying to up the ante as each prank is more elaborate than the next - all of them with unexpected twists, embarrassing situations and shocking reveals. Celebrities would be smart to stay on high alert with these pranksters in town! Celebrity participants include: Anthony Anderson, Brie Bella, Nikki Bella, Lil Duval, Big E, Fantasia, Tiffany Haddish, Taraji P. Henson, Lil Jon, Kofi Kingston, Ludacris, Joel McHale, Killer Mike, Chance The Rapper, T-Pain, Robin Thicke, T.I. and Xavier Woods.
Celebrity Prank Wars
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Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story Trailer
Black Cast
India Ria Amarteifio, Golda Rosheuvel, Adjoa Andoh, Arsema Thomas
Created By Black
Shonda Rhimes
Release Date
May 04, 2023
Synopsis
The story of how the young Queen Charlotte’s marriage to King George sparked both a great love story and a societal shift, creating the world of the Ton inherited by the characters in Bridgerton.
Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story

Class of '09

Season 1
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Science Fiction
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Class of '09 Trailer
Black Cast
Brian Tyree Henry, Rosalind Eleazar, Michael Burgess, LisaGay Hamilton, Greg Weeks, Britt Douyon, Zuri James, Maurice P. Kerry, Roxzane T. Mims
Release Date
May 10, 2023
Synopsis
Set in three distinct points in time, follow a class of FBI agents who grapple with immense changes as the U.S. criminal justice system is altered by artificial intelligence.
Class of '09

Judge Me Not

Season 1
Comedy, Drama
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Judge Me Not Trailer
Black Cast
Chyna Layne, Javon Terrell
Created By Black
Lynn Toler
Release Date
May 24, 2023
Synopsis
The story of a bright, young black woman who struggles with mental health issues, a ludicrous family, and volatile love life, as she takes on her new role as a judge in a court full of outrageous characters both in front of and behind the bench.
Judge Me Not

Gen V

Season 1
Action, Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction
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Gen V Trailer
Black Cast
Jaz Sinclair, Chance Perdomo, Sean Patrick Thomas, Jessie T. Usher
Release Date
September 29, 2023
Synopsis
An irreverent, R-rated series set at America’s only college exclusively for young-adult superheroes (run by Vought International) exploring the lives of hormonal, competitive Supes as they put their physical, sexual, and moral boundaries to the test, competing for the best contracts in the best cities.
Gen V

Ahsoka

Season 1
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
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Ahsoka Trailer
Black Cast
Rosario Dawson
Release Date
August 23, 2023
Synopsis
After the fall of the Empire, former Jedi knight Ahsoka Tano investigates an emerging threat to a vulnerable galaxy.
Ahsoka

Twisted Metal

Season 1
Action, Comedy, Science Fiction
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Twisted Metal Trailer
Black Cast
Anthony Mackie
Release Date
July 27, 2023
Synopsis
A motor-mouthed outsider is offered a chance at a better life, but only if he can successfully deliver a mysterious package across a post-apocalyptic wasteland.
Twisted Metal

Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire

Season 1
Action, Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Afrofuturism
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Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire Trailer
Black Cast
Motsi Tekateka, Florence Kasumba, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Pearl Thusi, Kehinde Bankole, Sheila Munyiva, Tumi Morake, Nasty C., Tyson Ngubeni
Release Date
July 05, 2023
Synopsis
This animated anthology brings together a new wave of animation stars to take you on a wildly entertaining ride into Africa's future. Inspired by the continent's diverse histories and cultures, these action-packed sci-fi and fantasy stories present bold visions of advanced technology, aliens, spirits and monsters imagined from uniquely African perspectives.
Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire

Hijack

Season 1
Drama
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Hijack Trailer
Black Cast
Idris Elba, Mohamed Elsandel
Release Date
June 28, 2023
Synopsis
When Flight KA29 is hijacked during its seven-hour journey from Dubai to London, Sam Nelson—an accomplished corporate negotiator—tries using his professional skills to save everyone on board. Will this high-risk strategy be his undoing?
Hijack

Average Joe

Season 1
Comedy, Crime, Drama
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Average Joe Trailer
Black Cast
Deon Cole, Malcolm Barrett, Tammy Townsend, Cynthia Kaye McWilliams, Ashani Roberts, Stanley Aughtry, Teresa L. Graves
Release Date
June 16, 2023
Synopsis
Follows Joe Washington, who discovers his recently deceased father had stolen millions of dollars from dangerous people, and now those people think Joe knows where it is, so he must find the truth and the millions.
Average Joe

Secret Invasion

Season 1
Action, Drama, Science Fiction
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Secret Invasion Trailer
Black Cast
Samuel L. Jackson, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Samuel Adewunmi
Release Date
June 21, 2023
Synopsis
Nick Fury and Talos discover a faction of shapeshifting Skrulls who have been infiltrating Earth for years.
Secret Invasion

I'm a Virgo

Season 1
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction
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I'm a Virgo Trailer
Black Cast
Jharrel Jerome, Brett Gray, Kara Young, Allius Barnes, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo
Created By Black
Boots Riley
Release Date
June 22, 2023
Synopsis
A coming-of-age joyride about Cootie, a 13ft tall young Black man in Oakland, CA. Having grown up hidden away, Cootie soon experiences the beauty and contradictions of the world for the first time. He forms friendships, finds love, navigates awkward situations, and encounters his idol, a real life superhero named The Hero.
I'm a Virgo

Our favorites from 2023

Make Me Scream

Season 1
Comedy
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Make Me Scream Trailer
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