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1. Sesame Street (1969– )

TV-Y | 55 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.2
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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, human and muppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games, and songs.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 9,519

2. Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)

TV-G | 60 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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Monica, Tess, and Andrew are a trio of angels sent to Earth to tell depressed and troubled people that God loves them and hasn't forgotten them.

Stars: Roma Downey, Della Reese, John Dye, Valerie Bertinelli

Votes: 5,280

3. Madea's Family Reunion (2006)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.1
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45 Metascore

While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tyler Perry, Blair Underwood, Lynn Whitfield, Boris Kodjoe

Votes: 9,517 | Gross: $63.26M

4. Roots (1977)

TV-14 | 570 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Todd Bridges, Robert Reed, John Amos

Votes: 13,466

5. The Oprah Winfrey Show (1984–2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Talk-Show

5.2
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Chicago-based daytime talk-show host Oprah Winfrey invites a guest panel to discuss a topic, in front of a studio audience. The topics are often controversial or sensational.

Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Nate Berkus, Gayle King, Chris Rock

Votes: 4,146

6. 30 for 30 (2009–2017)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.8
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ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world. What started as a celebration of ESPN's 30th ... See full summary »

Stars: Ice Cube, Chuck D, Brent Musburger, Patrick Ewing

Votes: 3,424

7. Poetic Justice (1993)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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51 Metascore

In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Janet Jackson, Tupac Shakur, Regina King, Joe Torry

Votes: 10,055 | Gross: $27.52M

8. American Experience (1988– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 1,118

9. Moesha (1996–2001)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.6
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A teenager struggles to come to terms with everything life throws at her.

Stars: Brandy Norwood, William Allen Young, Marcus T. Paulk, Lamont Bentley

Votes: 2,505

10. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,510

11. How to Make an American Quilt (1995)

PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Bride-to-be Finn Dodd hears tales of romance and sorrow from her elders as they construct a quilt.

Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse | Stars: Winona Ryder, Ellen Burstyn, Anne Bancroft, Kaelynn Craddick

Votes: 9,340 | Gross: $23.57M

12. Dateline NBC (1992– )

60 min | Documentary, News

6.7
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Hosted by noted reporters Tom Brokaw and Jane Pauley, this program presents in-depth coverage of news stories in the tradition of 60 Minutes and 20/20. Rather than just reading news reports... See full summary »

Stars: Lester Holt, Keith Morrison, Ann Curry, Josh Mankiewicz

Votes: 1,491

13. Good Morning America (1975– )

TV-G | 120 min | News, Talk-Show

5.2
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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was ... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Spencer, Ginger Zee, Amy Robach, Robin Roberts

Votes: 991

14. American Masters (1985– )

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 551

15. Reading Rainbow (1983– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Family

8.4
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Levar Burton introduces young viewers to illustrated readings of children's literature and explores their related subjects.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Jennifer Betit Yen, Arnold Stang, Fred Newman

Votes: 2,674

16. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

7.8
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"You Can't Take It With You" is hailed one of the greatest revivals and filmed plays for PBS television. David Woods brought stunning charm, humor, and time to this Moss Hart masterpiece. ... See full summary »

Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 455

17. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,327

18. Porgy and Bess (1959)

138 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.4
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A woman whose past is scorned by nearly everyone around her meets a man who'd love her regardlessly- if only everyone else would allow them to.

Directors: Otto Preminger, Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis Jr., Pearl Bailey

Votes: 1,260

19. Oprah's Master Class (2011– )

43 min | Documentary

5.4
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Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Sidney Poitier, Diahann Carroll, Berry Gordy

Votes: 132

20. Breakfast (2000– )

180 min | Family, News, Talk-Show

5.7
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BBC One's flagship morning news programme covering current affairs, business, sports, plus guest interviews and weather reports.

Stars: Bill Turnbull, Carol Kirkwood, Charlie Stayt, Sian Williams

Votes: 243

21. Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995–2000)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

6.4
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Multicultural versions of many of your favorite fairy tales. Such as "The Princess and the Pea" and "The Three Little Pigs".

Stars: Robert Guillaume, Liz Torres, Edward James Olmos, Amy Hill

Votes: 413

22. The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996–2002)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

3.9
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Comedian Rosie O'Donnell produces and hosts her first daytime talk show that focuses on interviews with celebrities about acting, writing, charity work and family life.

Stars: Rosie O'Donnell, Caroline Rhea, Susan Lucci, Penny Marshall

Votes: 1,087

23. There Are No Children Here (1993 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.8
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From Publishers Weekly The devastating story of brothers Lafayette and Pharoah Rivers, children of the Chicago ghetto, is powerfully told here by Kotlowitz, a Wall Street Journal reporter ... See full summary »

Director: Anita W. Addison | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Keith David, Mark Lane, Norman D. Golden II

Votes: 159

24. Down in the Delta (1998)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama

6.8
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Rosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts ... See full summary »

Director: Maya Angelou | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Al Freeman Jr., Mary Alice, Esther Rolle

Votes: 1,317 | Gross: $5.66M

25. Good Hair (2009)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.9
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72 Metascore

Chris Rock explores the wonders of African-American hairstyles.

Director: Jeff Stilson | Stars: Chris Rock, Maya Angelou, Al Sharpton, Tanya Crumel

Votes: 4,977 | Gross: $4.16M

26. The Journey of August King (1995)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama

6.6
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The Journey of August King is a multi-dimensional drama about a North Carolina farmer in April 1815. August King, a widower, is on his way home as he does every year after selling his ... See full summary »

Director: John Duigan | Stars: Jason Patric, Thandie Newton, Larry Drake, Sam Waterston

Votes: 830

27. Super Soul Sunday (2011– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Oprah Winfrey, DeVon Franklin, Deepak Chopra, Iyanla Vanzant

Votes: 64

28. The Arsenio Hall Show (1989–1994)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.4
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Arsenio Hall hosts this hip, late-night talk show.

Stars: Arsenio Hall, Burton Richardson, Michael Wolff, Sinbad

Votes: 635

29. The Runaway (2000 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.4
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In a Dixie small-town, the late sheriff was quite content to preside over a truly segregated community. There the rich brothers, Harlan and Mason Davis, are lords. His successor, Word War ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Dean Cain, Pat Hingle, Debbi Morgan, Kathryn Erbe

Votes: 233

30. Elmo Saves Christmas (1996 Video)

TV-Y | 60 min | Family

6.4
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Elmo wishes that it would be Christmas every day, but with the help of Santa's reindeer-in-training, Lightning, he learns that might not be such a good idea when he sees the future.

Director: Emily Squires | Stars: Charles Durning, Harvey Fierstein, Maya Angelou, Kevin Clash

Votes: 223

31. The Arsenio Hall Show (2013–2014)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

5.1
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Stars: Arsenio Hall, Alex Al, Robin DiMaggio, Hugh Moore

Votes: 323

32. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 738

33. The Power of the Heart (2014)

84 min | Documentary

7.2
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From the director of 'THE SECRET' comes this unparalleled and life-changing film about the astonishing power and intelligence of your heart.

Director: Drew Heriot | Stars: Isabel Allende, Maya Angelou, Michael Beckwith, Deepak Chopra

Votes: 77

34. Sister, Sister (1982 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama, Family

8.2
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Maya Angelou's story of the family stresses that occur when an older sister (Diahann Carroll) attempts to maintain a home, left by her revered father, in an ultra-moralistic way (regardless... See full summary »

Director: John Berry | Stars: Diahann Carroll, Rosalind Cash, Irene Cara, Paul Winfield

Votes: 128

35. Larry King Live (1985–2010)

60 min | News, Talk-Show

5.8
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Popular and controversial journalist Larry King hosts this CNN call-in talk show.

Stars: Larry King, Bill Maher, Bob Woodward, Ryan Seacrest

Votes: 891

36. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.8
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Dinah's show premiered 9 September 1974 and continued through to 4 September 1981. She started out the 70's with Dinah's Place which usually featured one guest and was more of a home ... See full summary »

Stars: Dinah Shore, Charles Nelson Reilly, Betty White, Norm Crosby

Votes: 132

37. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1979 TV Movie)

96 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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Based on writer Maya Angelou's childhood, this story is about a young girl in the South who is sent to live with her grandmother after her parents divorce.

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Paul Benjamin, Diahann Carroll, Ruby Dee, Roger E. Mosley

Votes: 203

38. Tavis Smiley (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

5.7
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A diverse panel of experts on various social, political, economic, and legal issues that are key to Detroit's turnaround.

Stars: Tavis Smiley, Cornel West, Bernie Sanders, Harry Belafonte

Votes: 303

39. Iconoclasts (2005– )

Documentary

7.4
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Each episode explores the lives of two creative visionaries in an intimate setting and features an unpredictable exchange that reveals their life's work and the alchemy of their different fields.

Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Marina Abramovic, Tory Burch, Chuck D

Votes: 186

40. The Directors (1997– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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A documentary series focusing on some of cinema's greatest film directors.

Stars: Harrison Ford, Dave Mann, Tom Hanks, Rod Steiger

Votes: 155

41. Visions (1976–1980)

Drama

6.0
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Weekly anthology series of original dramas, often with period settings.

Stars: Nan Martin, Maxine Stuart, Ellen Travolta, Glynn Turman

Votes: 28

42. America's Dream (1996 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 87 min | Drama

6.4
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Three tales of African-American characters. "Long Black Song": a farmer with an unfaithful wife. "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black": school principal defends a controversial work by his ... See full summary »

Directors: Paris Barclay, Bill Duke, Kevin Rodney Sullivan | Stars: Danny Glover, Wesley Snipes, Lorraine Toussaint, Tate Donovan

Votes: 311

43. Under African Skies (2012)

108 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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82 Metascore

Paul Simon returns to South Africa to explore the journey of his Graceland album, including the political backlash he received for allegedly breaking the UN cultural boycott of South Africa designed to end the Apartheid regime.

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Paul Simon, Maya Angelou, Okeyerama Asante, Harry Belafonte

Votes: 414

44. Georgia, Georgia (1972)

R | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Georgia, a black American singer, comes to Stockholm for a show. She meets an American deserter and soon they have fallen in love. But Georgia's assistant Alberta tell her to stick to her ... See full summary »

Director: Stig Björkman | Stars: Dirk Benedict, Lars-Erik Berenett, Stig Engström, James Thomas Finley Jr.

Votes: 57

45. The Unfinished Journey (1999)

21 min | Documentary, Short, History

5.4
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A short about American life and history produced for the millennium New Year's Eve celebration.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Maya Angelou, Bill Clinton, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee

Votes: 225

46. Reputations (1994–2002)

50 min | Documentary

7.7
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Stars: Denis Lawson, Jancis Robinson, Josette Simon, Veronika Hyks

Votes: 10

48. The Gregory Hines Show (1997– )

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Stars: Gregory Hines, Wendell Pierce, Robin Riker, Brandon Hammond

Votes: 56

49. Legends Ball (2006 TV Movie)

Documentary, Drama

6.3
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Oprah Winfrey honored Black women who paved the way for the next generations to come in arts and entertainment. It was a three day celebration merging of the past and present.

Stars: Yolanda Adams, Debbie Allen, Maya Angelou, Ashanti

Votes: 94

50. African American Lives (2006–2008)

54 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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This 4 part PBS series attempts to trace the roots of 8 guests using genealogy, oral history, family stories, and DNA analysis.

Stars: Henry Louis Gates, Pamela Arkin, Ben Carson, Whoopi Goldberg

Votes: 109