Most Popular Titles With Nelson George
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1. Treme (2010–2013)
59 min | Drama | Active
Life after Hurricane Katrina as the residents of New Orleans try to rebuild their lives, their homes, and their unique culture in the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters in the USA.
2. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005– )
TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active
Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.
3. Smoke Signals (1998)
PG-13 | Comedy, Drama
Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by... See full summary »
4. The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986–2011)
60 min | Drama, Talk-Show | Active
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.
5. 48 Hours (1988– )
60 min | Documentary, News | Active
One of television's most popular true-crime series, investigating shocking cases and compelling real-life dramas with journalistic integrity and cutting-edge style.
6. CB4 (1993)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Music
A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't ... See full summary »
7. Strictly Business (1991)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Romance
Fun-loving Bobby is a mail boy in a big firm, but he has a trump card, his best friend Waymon, a "white" African-American who is almost a partner in the firm. They make a deal: Waymon will ... See full summary »
15. Life Support (2007 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 87 min | Drama
The true-life story of a mother who overcame an addiction to crack and became a positive role model and an AIDS activist in the black community.
16. Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan (2011– )
60 min | Talk-Show | Active
Hosted by Carrie Keagan, Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan is a fun and edgy, one-hour morning talk show on VH1 that provides a live, daily dose of pop culture news, chat, music and entertainment.
18. Def by Temptation (1990)
R | 95 min | Horror
An evil succubus is preying on libidinous black men in New York, and all that stands in her way is a minister-in-training, an aspiring actor, and a cop that specializes in cases involving the supernatural.
23. Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. (1992)
R | 92 min | Drama
Chantel Mitchell (Ariyan Johnson), a hip, articulate, black high-school girl in Brooklyn, is determined not to become "just another girl on the IRT" (the IRT is one of NYC's subway lines). ... See full summary »
26. Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2010)
88 min | Documentary
Director Tamra Davis pays homage to her friend in this definitive documentary but also delves into Basquiat as an iconoclast. His dense, bebop-influenced neoexpressionist work emerged while... See full summary »
29. 500 Years Later (2005)
106 min | Documentary
Crime, drugs, HIV/AIDS, poor education, inferiority complex, low expectation, poverty, corruption, poor health, and underdevelopment plagues people of African descent globally - Why? 500 ... See full summary »
30. Michael Jordan: His Airness (1999 Video)
Documentary, Biography, Sport
From his days as a child in North Carolina to his retirement from the Chicago Bulls in 1999, His Airness takes you on a journey through Michael Jordan's career.
33. Finding the Funk (2013)
78 min | Documentary, History, Music
Finding the Funk is a road trip in search of the past, present and future of Funk music. Starting with Funk's roots in Jazz and the James Brown bands of the '60s we travel to the Bay Area ... See full summary »
34. Planet Rock: The Story of Hip-Hop and the Crack Generation (2011 TV Movie)
84 min | Documentary
A look at the rise of crack cocaine in urban America in the 1980s and it's influence on popular culture, especially in hip-hop music.
37. The Announcement (2012 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
An in depth look at the career of basketball player Ervin "Magic" Johnson and the days leading up to and the years following his announcement to the world that he was HIV positive.
38. The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... (1999– )
A show which takes sports most memorable blunders, bad calls, and questionable moments and sheds a new light on them to show why the party who made the mistake should be let off the hook.
40. Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks (2000 TV Movie)
91 min | Documentary, Biography
An intimate look at the life and career of Gordon Parks a true Renaissance man who has excelled as a photographer, novelist, journalist, poet, musician and filmmaker.
42. Letter to the President (2005 Video)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Music
Narrated By Snoop Dogg- Letter To the President is a feature documentary that showcases the close-knit ties between the Hip Hop Music community and America's social and political policy in the last 30 years.
44. Brooklyn Boheme (2011)
75 min | Documentary
An intimate portrait of the black arts movement that exploded in Fort Greene from the mid 1980s through the 90s as told by writer, historian and Brooklyn resident Nelson George.
45. Downtown Calling (2009)
75 min | Documentary
In the late 1970s, the "greatest city in the world" was teetering on the edge of total chaos. A failed economy, crime and en mass housing corruption gave way to a city in crisis. Yet out of... See full summary »
47. One Special Moment (2001 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Romance
An action adventure film star becomes smitten with an idealistic high school teacher when he agrees to participate in a business deal involving the teacher's ambitious clothing designer brother.
50. The Joy of Disco (2012 TV Movie)
59 min | Documentary
A film about how a much-derided music actually changed the world. Between 1969 and 1979 disco was born through gay liberation, female desire in the age of feminism and led to the birth of ... See full summary »