Black Sitcoms | 22

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Published Jul 27, 2022, 4:00 AM

Following the success of The Cosby Show and its spinoff A Different World in the 1980s,TV networks were eager to include more Black programming.   

In particular they wanted more Black sitcoms and that eventually lead to a flood of new shows.  Some were on the big three networks but many more on new upstarts, FOX, UPN and The WB. 

On this episode of History of the 90s, host Kathy Kenzora continues looks back at some of the best Black sitcoms from the golden era of Black television.  


Kristal Brent Zook:  author of Color By Fox:  The Fox Network and the Revolution in Black Television 

Patreon subscribers can hear Kristal’s entire interview at: 

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