The Cosby Show

The latest cover of EBONY magazine, which bears an image of “The Cosby Show” cast with a shattered glass overlay, has sparked controversy amongst its readers.

It was my version of Modern Family.  When The Cosby Show launched in 1984 it looked a lot like my house, my family, my community.  It was fun to watch and be able to identify.  I thought I was Denise – didn’t every pre-teen girl?  And when she went off to Hillman College and the […]

After more than a month of voting and sitcom upsets such as The Jeffersons and Good Times being voted out of the competition, we’re happy to announce the two Finalists in our Greatest Sitcom of All Time Competition: The Cosby Show and Martin. See Greatest Black Sitcom Bracket Challenge It was an easy road for […]

After more than a month of voting and sitcom upsets such as The Jeffersons and Good Times being voted out of the competition, we’re happy to announce the two Finalists in our Greatest Sitcom of All Time Competition: The Cosby Show and Martin. See Greatest Black Sitcom Bracket Challenge It was an easy road for […]

Want to know the way to gauge how great a show is? Break it down by episodes. Take The Cosby Show for instance: For those who watched the series through it’s eight seasons, the debate is never whether or not the show was good, it’s which episode was the best. Ask as many people possible […]

Despite our predictions to the contrary, number one seeded shows The Jeffersons and Good Times suffered devastating loses in the “Elite Eight” match-ups of our Greatest Black Sitcom of All-Time Competition. See Greatest Black Sitcom Bracket Challenge Good Times was defeated by second seed A Different World.  Even more surprising, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air […]

Over the years there have been several African American sitcoms to grace to TV screen.  Check out our gallery that pays tribute to those sitcoms: