In a surprise announcement, Netflix revealed that seven classic shows, including “Girlfriends,” “Sister Sister” and “Moesha,” will become available on the platform between Aug. 1 and Oct. 15.
The announcement was made on Netflix’s Strong Black Lead Twitter account, which is devoted to promoting shows and films on the platform featuring Black characters and stories. All seven of these shows have made a profound impact in the industry in terms of representing Black voices.
The shows announced include “Moesha,” coming Aug. 1; “The Game” Seasons 1-3, coming Aug. 15; “Sister Sister,” coming Sept. 1; “Girlfriends,” coming Sept. 11; “The Parkers,” coming Oct. 1; and “Half & Half” and “One on One,” both premiering on Oct. 15. The tweet also includes a video featuring many of the shows’ stars and creators, such as Tracee Ellis Ross, Tia and Tamera Mowry, Essence Atkins and Mara Brock Akil.