TV Series created by Mara Brock Akil
Black Lightning
The CW,

2018

| Drama, Action, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

The show centers on Jefferson Pierce. He made his choice: he hung up the suit and his secret identity years ago, but with a daughter hell-bent on justice and a star student being recruited by a local gang, he'll be pulled back into the fight as the wanted vigilante and DC legend Black Lightning.


Love Is
OWN,

2018

| Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Love Is draws inspiration from the real-life relationship of Mara Brock Akil and her husband, writer-director Salim Akil. The project tells the love story between a modern-day power couple. In the world of Black Hollywood, they navigate a complex set of social codes, and this series will explore it all, from the good to the bad... to the '90s, because that's the love story began.


Being Mary Jane
BET,

2014

| Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance/Dating | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

This is a story to which millions of modern women will both relate and respond. It centers around Mary Jane Paul, a successful talk show host searching for "Mr. Right".


The Game

This show is a spinoff to the long-running hit UPN sitcom, "Girlfriends". This new sitcom is about the lives of three women, and their relationships with pro-football players.


Girlfriends
The CW,

2000

| Comedy

The show revolves around the friendships of four African-American women from different walks of life. They explore the many trials and tribulations that most women face today, such as relationships, family, friends and other hot topics that interest universal women. Whether it is getting over a divorce, finding a career or simply looking for true love, GIRLFRIENDS delivers along with comedy and wit.