5 Black Shows You Should Add to Your Binge List

Are you a fan of TV? If you are craving for TV content created by and starring African American writers, directors, and stars, then you need to add these shows to your binge list today. Without much ado, let’s get right to the list of black shows you should add to your watch list. 

When They See Us

In 1989, five boys were wrongly accused and charged with the rape of a white woman at Central Park. 13 years after their conviction the true attacker comes forward to confess, admitting to carrying out the crime.

Chewing Gum

This Netflix series tells about a 24-year-old Tracey Gordon who lives in an extremely religious family. Eager to display her sexuality, she summons courage and seduces her boyfriend. From there Tracey goes on to achieve self-discovery in this joyful and hilarious show. It is a highly recommended show. 

All American

This is a drama show that is loosely based on the life of an NFL athlete, Spencer Paysinger. It lays bare how he discovered his chance when his high school football coach took a special interest in him. 

The Chi

Another show that you should consider adding to your binge list is The Chi. The Showtime drama follows the lives of a group of black teen boys who are impacted by a single tragedy. Writer, Lena Waithe, brings to lift the violence in Chicago with a human touch. The show enables viewers to have an idea of the crime statistics in Chicago, beyond the news headlines. 


The ABC drama tells about a music mogul and his family led by Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson. The musical performances are as brilliant as they are entertaining. Each performance will want to make you hit the rewind button and enjoy it more. The drama show is a nice one. 

There you have it! This is the list of black TV shows that you can consider watching today.