Sitcoms

Two months ago Oprah and Tyler announced their agreement for Tyler to direct and produce two television series to premier on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network in 2013. The two shows have been announced: “The Haves and The Have Nots” and “Love Thy Neighbor.” “The Haves and Have Nots” is a drama focused on two families […]

After the success of Tyler Perry’s plays, becoming movies and spin off of sitcoms; GMC decides to get in on the action.

After more than a month of voting and sitcom upsets such as The Jeffersons and Good Times being voted out of the competition, we’re happy to announce the two Finalists in our Greatest Sitcom of All Time Competition: The Cosby Show and Martin. See Greatest Black Sitcom Bracket Challenge It was an easy road for […]

Want to know the way to gauge how great a show is? Break it down by episodes. Take The Cosby Show for instance: For those who watched the series through it’s eight seasons, the debate is never whether or not the show was good, it’s which episode was the best. Ask as many people possible […]

Despite our predictions to the contrary, number one seeded shows The Jeffersons and Good Times suffered devastating loses in the “Elite Eight” match-ups of our Greatest Black Sitcom of All-Time Competition. See Greatest Black Sitcom Bracket Challenge Good Times was defeated by second seed A Different World.  Even more surprising, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air […]

Last week we opened the voting for our Greatest Black Sitcom of All-Time Competition.  Yesterday voting closed for round 1 and we’re down from 64 shows to 32. Based on the seeding of the editorial team we didn’t see any upset loses although we were surprised to see the short-lived 90’s sitcom “Thea” beat out the […]