What are the best African-American TV shows?

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    Girlfriends is an American sitcom that aired on UPN and The CW from 2000 to 2008 with eight seasons created by Mara Brock Akil starring Tracee Ellis Ross and became one of the highest-rated shows among African-American adults. 

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    Gloria Brown
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "Girlfriends is a phenominally good African-American TV show. The character development and interaction is sublime. It is wonderful to see such great representation of African-Americans on TV finally."
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    #2Family Matters

    Family Matters

    Family Matters is a sitcom television series that aired on ABC and CBS from 1989 to 1998. It was created by William Bickley and Michael Warren starring Jo Marie Payton, Reginald VelJohnson, and Kellie Shanygne Williams. 

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    John Schneider
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "This show is so funny. I watched it when it was new and being broadcasted. I watch it now because I own every season. It never gets old."
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    #3That's So Raven

    That's So Raven

    That's So Raven is an American supernatural sitcom television series created by Michael Poryes and Susan Sherman that aired on Disney Channel from 2003 to 2007 with four seasons. It was nominated twice at the Emmy Awards. 

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    Johnny King
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "There have been many African-American themed TV shows with great plots, thoughtful writing and excellent production. That's So Raven falls into this category well and is captivating to follow. This twice Emmy nominated series won't dissapoint."
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    #4Everybody Hates Chris

    Everybody Hates Chris

    Everybody Hates Chris is an American sitcom created by Chris Rock and Ali LeRoi that aired on UPN from 2005 to 2009 with four seasons starring Tyler James Williams, Terry Crews, and Tichina Arnold. 

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    Nathan Dunn
    Written on May 24, 2018
    "Everybody hates chris is a good show to watch. It has a lot of dramatic elements and fun family oriented themes."
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    #5Being Mary Jane

    Being Mary Jane

    Being Mary Jane is an American drama television series created by Mara Brock Akil that aired in 2013 on BET starring Gabrielle Union. It won three awards at the 45th NAACP Image Awards including Outstanding Drama Series. 

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    Martin is an American sitcom television series created by John Leanne Bowman that aired on Fox from 1992 to 1997 with five seasons starring Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell, and Carl Anthony Payne. 

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    Melissa Stewart
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "Looking for movies featuring African Americans this is a solid recommendation. Fairly cheap and affordable, description could be more concise, telling me what the basic plot of the TV show is. Okay solution."
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    #7The Game

    The Game

    The Game is a comedy-drama television series and a Girlfriends spin-off created by Mara Brock Akil that aired on The CW and BET from 2006 to 2015 with nine seasons starring Hosea Chanchez, Coby Bell, and Wendy Raquel Robinson. 

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    Brittany Vargas
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "I love this show! A lot of the episodes are very funny. I believe I have watched almost all of them. It's mainly about football, specifically the football players and the girlfriends/wives who support them. If you like to laugh, I would recommend watching this!"
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    #8My Wife & Kids

    My Wife & Kids

    My Wife & Kids is an American sitcom television series created by Don Reo and Damon Wayans that aired on ABC from 2001 to 2005 with five seasons. It was nominated for Teen Choice Award and won TV Comedy Series Episode at Prism Award.

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    Dorothy Austin
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "I really like this comedy about a family and its usual problems. It features an African-American family, but the situations they face are the same as any race. It is funny and entertaining."


Best What are the best African-American TV shows
1GirlfriendsTV Shows 13 Paid
2Family MattersTV Shows 10 Paid
3That's So RavenTV Shows 9 Paid
4Everybody Hates ChrisTV Shows 7 Paid
5Being Mary JaneTV Shows 5 Paid
6MartinTV Shows 5 Paid
7The GameTV Shows 2 Paid
8My Wife & KidsTV Shows 1 Paid

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