If you’re feeling anything like us, and looking for a fun escape from the daily chores of cooking, cleaning, washing dishes, folding laundry and desiring to be entertained aside from meditating or writing in your journals, the alternative—good tv!
Ahead, find a few of our favorite shows, that are sure to give you a good laugh, cry, and some cultural entertainment. Comment below and let us know what you’re watching. After all, we are in this together!
Sunday at 10 pm, HBO
Creator Issa Rae (The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl) stars as Issa Dee, who struggles to navigate the tricky professional and personal terrain of Los Angeles along with her best friend Molly (Yvonne Orji). New episode premiering this Sunday night.
Little Fires Everywhere:
Starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, Little Fires Everywhere follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Based on Celeste Ng’s 2017 bestseller, the story explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger in believing that following the rules can avert disaster. Catch a new episode every Wednesday on HULU.
Wednesday at 10 pm, BET
Twenties is an American single-camera comedy series created by Lena Waithe. The plot is semi-autobiographical and follows a queer black girl, Hattie, and her two straight best friends, Marie and Nia, who spend most of their days talking ‘ish’ and chasing their dreams. Tune in on Wednesday night at 10 pm.
Unorthodox is a German-American drama web television miniseries that debuted on Netflix on March 26, 2020. The series is loosely based on Deborah Feldman’s 2012 autobiography Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots. It is the first Netflix series to be primarily in Yiddish.