Winding up season 1 of Naomi
Naomi on the CW is a superhero coming of age story. The superhero here is a high school junior beautifully played by Kaci Walfall. The casting in this series is inclusive and one of the best aspects of the series.
Review: Harlem, 4 women and their relationships
Harlem is about four women and the disasters and successes of their sex lives. Its 10 half-hour episodes get off to a rocky start. The storyline gains strength as it goes along. Season 1 ends on a cliffhanger. Now that I’m invested in these characters, I certainly hope there’s a season 2. This is a […]
Review: Raising Dion
Raising Dion tells the story of a 7 year old who discovers his superpowers by accident. His newly single mom struggles to keep him safe from the giant electrical storm that wants him.
Review: Luke Cage, season 2
Luke Cage season 2 is a treatise on power. Who has it, who wants it, what it does to the people who have it, and what it does to the people who are stripped of it. Mike Colter is back as the bulletproof black man in a hoodie, Luke Cage. In season 2 he faces […]
10 Great TV Series Directed Wholly or Partly by Women from 2017
My standard disclaimer about top 10 end of year lists: there are many things I don’t see on TV because I don’t have the right channels or subscriptions. If I overlook your favorite, that may be why. Here are the best TV shows I saw in 2017 (even if they weren’t released in 2017).
Review: Season 1 of Queen Sugar
Season 1 of Queen Sugar was outstanding, engaging, enlightening, and demanding. It ended with a cliffhanger that could mean huge changes in season 2.
Watch This: New Trailer for Queen Sugar
Queen Sugar has already been renewed for a 16 episode second season before the first season begins airing. Season 1 begins on OWN on Tuesday, September 6 and Wednesday, September 7 with two nights of commercial-free TV directed by Ava DuVernay.
Watch This: Trailer for Queen Sugar
Queen Sugar, coming to OWN, is the first TV series with episodes directed by Ava DuVernay. It’s produced by Oprah Winfrey. Starring in Queen Sugar as the Bordelon sisters are Rutina Wesley and Dawn-Lyen Gardner.