With all the chaos going on in the world, a great deal of us have been staying home and getting all caught up on the movies and tv shows we’ve come to love. However, binge-watching for days and weeks on end probably has you searching for something new to obsess over—and fast! Check out these 4 apps offering binge-worthy black content right now some serious black stories and talent.
Bounce TV is one of the few television networks that is dedicated to creating original content for us, by us.
With a plethora of shows such as the family-centered sitcom Family Time starring Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell to the thrilling, primetime soap-opera Saints And Sinners starring veteran actors Clifton Powell and Vanessa Bell Calloway, Bounce offers a little something for all tastes and moods.
Aside from their in-house shows, the app also features popular movies with black leads, as well as boxing events and stand up comedy. The best part about the Bounce TV app is that you can get all the goods for free.
The new streaming app for BET is a one-stop-shop for 1,000 hours of content including classic black movies, scandalously entertaining reality tv, and throwback sitcoms.
BET+ is something special for Tyler Perry fans as well because it’s the only platform offering a large portion of his movies, tv shows, and plays—old and new. The service is just $10 a month, but if that’s too steep of a commitment, you can always give it a test run and check out all the available content with a week-long trial run—free of charge.
This independent, black-owned and operated network is heaven for those of us who love what’s relatable, grown, and sexy. Content created by and featured on Black+Sexy TV typically center the successes and dilemmas of 20 and 30-somethings as they do their best to navigate life and love.
Shows like Roomieloverfriend detail the all-too-familiar (and messy) situationship, while Hello Cupid is a funny look at dating in the modern-world. Black+Sexy TV is all about new content, new talent, and new perspectives. The app gives a generous 14-day free trial and then is just $7 a month.
The home of “Badass Cinema,” Brown Sugar is the largest collection of Blaxploitation films from the 70s.
Here you’ll find classics like Cleopatra Jones, Super Fly, Foxy Brown, Blacula, Cotton Comes To Harlem, The Mack, and Shaft waiting to be streamed to your tv, phone, or tablet.
This app is also connected to Bounce TV, so if you’re interested in streaming the newest releases from the network, they’re all available here. Brown Sugar is free for the first 7 days, and then it’s just $3.99 a month.