TVline – Netflix’s latest acquisition spree includes a splash of sibling synchronicity.
The streaming service on Wednesday announced that that it has acquired the rights to seven classic Black sitcoms, including ’90s hits Sister, Sister and Moesha. Additional titles include Girlfriends, Half & Half, The Parkers, One and One and the first three seasons of The Game.
The announcement included a video featuring nearly 30 former cast members from all seven shows, including Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jackée Harry and Tim Reid (Sister, Sister); Shar Jackson, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Marcus T. Paulk (Moesha); Pooch Hall, Brittany Daniel, Wendy Raquel Robinson and Coby Bell (The Game); Tracee Ellis Ross, Jill Marie Jones, Persia White, Golden Brooks and Reggie Hayes (Girlfriends); Essence Atkins, Rachel True, Chico Benymon and Valarie Pettiford (Half & Half); Flex Alexander, Robert Ri’chard, Sicily Johnson and Kelly Perine (One on One); and Jenna Von Oy, Ken Lawson and Dorien Wilson (The Parkers).
Time to pop bottles🍾🍾
The following classic shows are coming to @Netflix (US)
Moesha – Aug 1
The Game S1-3 – Aug 15
Sister Sister – Sept 1
Girlfriends – Sept 11
The Parkers – Oct 1
Half & Half – Oct 15
One on One – Oct 15
To celebrate, here's a message from your faves: pic.twitter.com/zohNPEo0rz
— Strong Black Lead (@strongblacklead) July 29, 2020