Run The World

Release Date:  5/16/21 – Series Premiere; Starz Genre:  Comedy/Drama Rating:  NR Director(s):  Jenée LaMarque, Justin Tipping, Nastaran Dibai, Millicent Shelton. Studio(s):  Lionsgate Television, Starz! Cast:  Amber Stevens West, Andrea Bordeaux, Bresha Webb, Corbin Reid. Story:  The Harlem-set series follows a group of 30-something Black women – Whitney (Amber Stevens West), Ella (Andrea Bordeaux), Renee (Bresha Webb) and…

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All The Queen’s Men

Status:  Filming Genre:  Drama Director:  Steve Shill Studio(s):  Pitch Black Development, LLC, BET+ Story:   All the Queen’s Men is a drama series being developed by Tyler Perry Studios for the BET+ streaming service.  The series is based on the book Ladies Night and centers around the life of Marilyn ‘Madam’ DeVille. Madam is a fierce businesswoman…

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Genius:  Aretha

Release Date:  3/21/21; National Geographic Genre:   Biography Rating:  TV-14 Director:  Anthony Hemingway Studio(s):  EUE / Sokolow, Fox 21 Television Studios, Imagine Television, MWM Studios, National Geographic Channel Cast:  Cynthia Erivo (Aretha Franklin), Shaian Jordan (Little Re, young Aretha), Courtney B. Vance (C. L. Franklin), David Cross (Jerry Wexler), Malcolm Barrett (Ted White), Patrice Covington (Erma…

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Them: Covenant

Release Date:  3/18/21; SXSW & 4/9/21; Amazon Prime – Series premiere Genre:  Drama/Horror (Limited TV Series) Studio(s):  Hillman Grad, Sony Pictures Television, Vertigo Entertainment, Amazon Studios Cast:  Deborah Ayorinde (Lucky Emory), Ashley Thomas (Henry Emory), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Ruby Emory), Melody Hurd (Gracie Emory), Ryan Kwanten (George Bell). Story:  Them is a limited anthology series that explores…

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Don’t Waste Your Pretty

Release Date:  2/28/21; TV One Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Tamara Bass Studio(s):  Swirl Films, TV One Running Time:  Unknown Cast:  Keri Hilson (Mykah), Deborah Joy Winans (Jeanné), Redaric Williams (Michael), Jasmine Burke (Aisha), Kaye Singleton (Amma) and Rainey Branch (Lisa). Story:  Based on the eponymous book penned by award-winning author and media personality Demetria L. Lucas,…

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Death Saved My Life

Release Date:   2/13/20; Lifetime Genre:  Thriller Rating:  NR Director:  Seth Jarrett Studio(s):  Lifetime Running Time:  Unknown Cast:  Meagan Good (Jade), Chiké Okonkwo (Ed), La’Myia Good (Leigh) Story:  On the surface it seems Jade (Meagan Good) has it all, a successful marketing career, a husband admired and respected in the community, and a young daughter they both dote…

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