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Shows To Look Out For In 2018

2018 is here and with some new shows slated to air this month its safe to say that we are in for a treat with the new heat for your tv set. While streaming sites such as Netflix ended the year off strong with its blockbuster film Bright starring Will Smith, and Hulu end the year with not only the series finally of the Mindy Project but the additions of the classic TGIF line up from the 90s, it goes without saying that tv time is becoming a thing again.

Now that we got that out the way, here is the list of the most anticipated shows of 2018.

grown-ish

Network: Freeform
Premiere Date: Jan. 3

In what is being called one of the best spinoff shows since A Different World, grown-ish follows young Zoey as she leaves the nest (black-ish) and heads off to college. Show star Yara Shahidi, really gives a breakout performance in the show first preview and she’s showing she can handle the lead role very well.

 

 

The Chi

Network: Showtime
Premiere Date: Jan. 7

Fresh off her Emmy Award for her writing on the Netflix hit Master Of None Lena Waithe teamed up with Dope director Rick Famuyiwa for this groundbreaking new drama about the gritty life of Chicago. The cast is made up of some great up and coming African American actors, Alex Hibbert (Moonlight), Jason Mitchell (Mudbound) just name a few. This show will take you through the streets of the Chi on a rollercoaster ride that you never been on before.

 

 

Black Lightning

Network: The CW
Premiere Date: Jan. 16

The DC universe can be a hit or miss at times, but when you pair the husband-wife duo of Salim and Mara Brock Akil, the same folks behind GirlfriendsThe Game, and Being Mary Jane as executive producers you are bound to have a hit on your hands. Even if you are not into superhero shows, this one looks like its worth the watch.

Glow

Network: Netflix

Premiere Date: Summer 2018

The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling are ready for season two! This Netflix comedy which set place in the 80’s and features a cast of ladies making their way into professional wrestling is a must watch.

The whole of the ‘squad’ looks set to return. Alison Brie will be back as protagonist Ruth Wilder, Betty Gilpin as Debbie Eagan and Marc Maron as boss Sam Sylvia.

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