Despite our differences in history, culture and language (black Americans vs blacks in the UK), when it comes black sit-coms, there’s pretty much a commonality, whether it’s about African American families or Black British families.
And to prove that point, there’s new a black
U.K. web series titled, All About
The McKenizes, which was created
by 26 year old actor/writer/director Samuell
Benta, who also is one of the performers in the series.
Benta says that one of the main reasons why
he created the web series “is because most young people (in the U.K.)
are watching and listening to American material because there is a “lack” of
British entertainment that they can relate to.”
Samuell sought to change this by producing,
writing and directing McKenizes, “to open doors for the UK cultural scene with
the vision of having the show on TV internationally worldwide on multiple
The show has already begun its second season
and you can go HERE to the series website to see it.
However you can watch the 8 episodes of Season One below: