Episode Detail: African Americans in Television Comedy - Inside TV Land
Ron Glass narrates a “laugh-filled look” at the role of black entertainers in TV comedies. Featured are clips from series, including “Amos 'n' Andy,” “Good Times” and “The Cosby Show,” as well as “The Jeffersons,” “Frank's Place” and “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.” Among those interviewed are Robert Guillaume, Will Smith, Kim Fields, D.L. Hughley, Marla Gibbs and Jamie Foxx. Also: how Fox, the WB and UPN target black viewers to increase ratings.