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Remember How Glorious Black TV Was in the '90s? (Featuring TC Carson)

Remember How Glorious Black TV Was in the '90s? (Featuring TC Carson)

Back Issue - October 5, 2020 - 45:23

Bring It Back, TV Used To Be Hella BlackThis week, in the first annual Blemmy Awards, Josh and Tracy look back on the Golden Age of Black TV and honor the best of the best, from the 'Amen' theme song to all of Khadijah’s boyfriends (*studio audience goes oooOooOoOOOOoo*). Then, Tracy sits down with TC Carson, the singer and actor known for playing Kyle on 'Living Single,' to discuss the show, that steamy "My Funny Valentine" scene, how important it is for Black creators to own their work, and more.Additional Material By: Universal Studios, de Passe Entertainment / Paramount Network Television, ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks, Warner Bros. Television Studios, CBS Corporation, ABC Television Distribution, Carsey-Werner Distribution, CBS Television Distribution, Winifred-Hervey Productions, Buena Vista Television, Variety Magazine, CW/Warner Bros.Production Music courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com. For transcriptions, please visit our website at https://pineapple.fm/back-issue.

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