The highly respected television producer and writer Norman Lear died at the age of 101 earlier this week, leaving behind a storied body of work which includes prominent Black sitcoms such as "Good Times" & "The Jeffersons".

Raymond G. Allen Sr., an actor who played roles in classic 70’s television shows like Sanford and Son and Good Times has died.

You probably know Bern Nadette Stanis as Thelma Ann Evans, the only daughter of Florida and James Evans Sr. on the sitcom Good Times.  Stanis confirmed that a Good Times reboot is coming soon! It was a big deal because “it was our show,” it was “the first black family show.” The Reboot will feature the […]

Many people remember the popular series Good Times for the “Dynomite!” yelling character J.J. Evans. In a recent Entertainment Weekly Untold Stories special, black-ish creator Kenya Barris discussed the legacy of the show with one of its executive producers, Norman Lear. When talking about the actor that played J.J., Jimmie Walker, Lear explained, “I knew that the role could […]

Erica & Tina Campbell of Mary Mary chat about how much fun they had at this year’s Stellar Awards! Tina even recreate what happened when she was asked to do an on-the-spot gospel remix of “Good Times!” Sign Up For Our Newsletter! They also talk about stepping out on your faith and why going after your blessings is easier […]

John Amos, known for playing legendary TV dad James Evans in 1970s sitcom “Good Times,” recently sat down for an interview with the American Archive of Television. In the interview, Amos revealed why he so mysteriously disappeared from the show early in its run, citing “differences” he had with the producers. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! “I felt […]