Black Excellence - Female-Led

Tyler Perry's the Family That Preys
Tyler Perry's the Family That Preys
Tyler Perry's the Family That Preys
2008
14+
Despite their differences in social class, Charlotte (Kathy Bates) and Alice (Alfre Woodard) are good friends for many years. Then...
Comedy
Hidden Figures
Hidden Figures
Hidden Figures
2016
PG
Three brilliant African-American women at NASA -- Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary...
Drama
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor
2013
14+
An ambitious married woman's temptation by a handsome billionaire leads to betrayal, recklessness, and forever alters the course of her life
Drama
Queen Sugar
Queen Sugar
Queen Sugar
2016
1 Season
14+
The Bordelon siblings come together to run an ailing sugarcane farm in Saint Josephine, La.
Drama
Free Premiere
Eve's Bayou
Eve's Bayou
Eve's Bayou
1997
14+
After a daughter witnesses her father having an affair, she begins a chain reaction that could tear her family apart.
Drama
Frankie & Alice
Frankie & Alice
Frankie & Alice
2010
18+
A therapist (Stellan Skarsgard) treats a black stripper (Halle Berry) who has multiple personality disorder, including that of an...
Drama
Perfect Stranger (2007)
Perfect Stranger (2007)
Perfect Stranger (2007)
2007
18+
Rowena Price (Halle Berry), a reporter, uses her investigative skills to solve the murder of a friend. Her search leads her to Harrison...
Drama
Precious: Based On The Novel By Sapphire
Precious: Based On The Novel By Sapphire
Precious: Based On The Novel By Sapphire
2009
14+
Precious is pregnant with her second child and invited to enroll in an alternative school in hope that her life can head in a new direction.
Drama
Akeelah and the Bee
Akeelah and the Bee
Akeelah and the Bee
2006
G
A young girl from South Los Angeles tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee.
Family
The Call
The Call
The Call
2013
14+
A veteran 911 operator takes a life-altering call from a teenager who has just been abducted.
ThrillerCrimeDrama
Miss Sharon Jones!
Miss Sharon Jones!
Miss Sharon Jones!
2015
14+
Filmmaker Barbara Kopple follows rhythm and blues singer Sharon Jones as she tries to hold her band together while battling pancreatic...
Documentary
Sparkle
Sparkle
Sparkle
2012
PG
In 1968, girl groups and the Motown sound are sweeping the nation. Despite their mother's (Whitney Houston) misgivings, talented sisters...
Drama
Things Never Said
Things Never Said
Things Never Said
18+
Kalindra tries desperately to find an outlet for her struggling voice and escape from her abusive husband.
Drama
Double Platinum
Double Platinum
Double Platinum
1999
PG
A diva (Diana Ross) re-enters her daughter's (Brandy) world years after leaving the child in order to pursue fame.
Drama
Steel Magnolias (2012)
Steel Magnolias (2012)
Steel Magnolias (2012)
2012
PG
Six Louisiana women (Queen Latifah, Phylicia Rashad, Adepero Oduye) gather at a beauty salon for their daily dose of female bonding.
Drama
The Perfect Guy
The Perfect Guy
The Perfect Guy
2015
14+
With a fulfilling career and a loving relationship, lobbyist Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan) seems to have it all. Things come crashing down...
Drama
HawthoRNe
HawthoRNe
HawthoRNe
2009
3 Seasons
14+
As a single mother and the Chief Nursing Officer at Richmond Trinity Hospital, Christina Hawthorne makes care-taking her life's work.
Drama
Daytime Divas
Daytime Divas
Daytime Divas
2017
1 Season
14+
Daytime Divas enters a backstage world filled with the power struggles, diva fits, and steamy affairs that come with TV production.
Drama
A Raisin in the Sun (2008)
A Raisin in the Sun (2008)
A Raisin in the Sun (2008)
2008
PG
Lena Younger (Phylicia Rashad) receives a settlement from her husband's life insurance policy and then must decide what to do with the...
Drama
Brewster Place
Brewster Place
Brewster Place
2 Seasons
PG
After Mattie is fired from her job, she and her best friend purchase a neighbourhood restaurant.
Drama
227
227
227
1985
5 Seasons
PG
Family life in a black neighbourhood of Washington, D.C.
Comedy
All Rise
All Rise
All Rise
1 Season
PG
Follows the chaotic, hopeful and sometimes absurd lives of courthouse judges, prosecutors and public defenders, as they work with...
Drama
New Season
Bob Hearts Abishola
Bob Hearts Abishola
Bob Hearts Abishola
1 Season
PG
A middle-aged compression sock businessman from Detroit unexpectedly falls for his cardiac nurse, a Nigerian immigrant.
Comedy
New Season
Star Trek: Discovery
Star Trek: Discovery
Star Trek: Discovery
2017
14+
The crew of the USS Discovery explores new worlds and civilizations.
AdventureDramaSci-Fi
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The Perfect Holiday
The Perfect Holiday
The Perfect Holiday
2007
PG
Nancy (Gabrielle Union), a divorced mother of three, feels especially lonely during the holidays. Sensing her sadness, Nancy's youngest...
HolidayComedy
Call Me Claus
Call Me Claus
Call Me Claus
2001
PG
Facing mandatory retirement after 200 years, Santa Claus (Nigel Hawthorne) asks a television producer (Whoopi Goldberg) to replace him.
HolidayComedy
Supermarket Sweep
Supermarket Sweep
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Supermarket Sweep
2020
1 Season
PG
Teams battle it out using their grocery shopping skills and knowledge of merchandise to win prizes.
RealityFood