The Worst Black Show On Television?

NBC’s new comedy ‘Grand Crew’ has its peacock predecessors rolling in their graves

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It’s been nearly thirty years since A Different World went off the air and NBC hasn’t served better Black television since. In 2003, Tracy Morgan almost had a winner. In 2017, primetime just wasn’t ready for Jerrod Carmichael. Today, though, the peacock network’s pool of fire comedies pillared by POC is barren. Chief…

Bonsu Thompson is a writer, producer, Brooklynite and 2019 Sundance Screenwriters Lab fellow.

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Bonsu Thompson

Bonsu Thompson

Bonsu Thompson is a writer, producer, Brooklynite and 2019 Sundance Screenwriters Lab fellow.

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