TV Series created by Salim 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.