Black Sitcoms | 22

History of the 90s

27-07-2022 • 42 mins

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.   Guest:  Kristal Brent Zook: author of Color By Fox: The Fox Network and the Revolution in Black Television  www.kristalbrentzook.com  Patreon subscribers can hear Kristal’s entire interview at:  www.patreon.com/historyofthe90s  Show Contact Info:    Twitter: @1990shistory  Facebook: @1990shistory  Instagram: @that90spodcast  Email: 90s@curiouscast.ca   For exclusive bonus content subscribe to History of the 90s Patreon page.: https://patreon.com/historyofthe90s Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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