Jake’s Jealousy is a Problem on This Week’s ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’

This week, our girl Amy (Melissa Fumero) anticipates moving onto big thing. So Jake (Andy Samberg) plans the perfect case for her that gets hijacked by Melissa Furemo’s real-life husband, David Fumero.  Amy’s IRL husband Amy has passed her Sergeant exam and to celebrate/ commemorate their last case together as detectives, Jake presents her with...

Let’s Hear It For Rose Quartz on ‘Steven Universe’

Aaaaaaand we’re back! Steven Universe decided to gift us with another glorious Steven-Bomb of episodes, and the first one on that list is a doozy because it features Garnet (yay!) Rose Quartz (YAY!) …and Lars (boo). The episode starts off with Lars and his Off-Color gem crew stuck in space, with engines in desperate need...

Ralph Dibny is Getting on Everyone’s Nerves on ‘The Flash’

After a month hiatus, The Flash returned with Team Flash facing several challenging situations in the season's 17th episode, "Null and Annoyed." First, you have Ralph Dibny annoying the heck out of everyone with his laissez-faire attitude and ill-timed jokes, creating a challenging environment at Star Labs. Second, you have Cisco dealing with breaching...

New Premiere Date And Trailer for Dear White People Season 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVA0T7-ceeQ Netflix made the announcement that the second season of Dear White People is returning on Friday, May 4. Along with the announcement, Netflix released a teaser trailer. The series is based on Justin Simien's 2014 indie feature of the same name which won a Special Jury Award at Sundance. It also won an Audience Award...

The Absolute Worst: Bad Television Series Finales

It's no secret that we love our television here at Black Girl Nerds. With the series finale of Scandal fast approaching (and we hope it never ends up on one of these lists), the BGN staff started thinking about how badly some television series' ended. Here are some of our picks for the worst...

BGN News Beat: The Week’s Biggest News

What's going on in the TV world? There have been some charges over at BET. The Quad, which starred Anika Noni Rose and Ruben Santiago-Hudson, was cancelled after two seasons. Despite this cancellation, BET is committed to scripted television. They announced three upcoming shows just before their upfronts presentation — a half-hour comedic reboot of the...

‘The Walking Dead’ Hopes It’s “Still Gotta Mean Something”

The Walking Dead wants us to believe that it's "Still Gotta Mean Something" but I'm not entirely convinced it does when some characters stop growing and fall into the same cycle season after season. The episode opens at the junkyard and the sound of gunfire can be heard as people scream. Jadis runs into the...

Representation Matters But So Does Embracing Fandom & Nerding Out

Listen. I loved Black Panther. A lot. And apparently, so did everyone else within the several universes Thanos aspires to conquer now that he feels like doing it himself... at least until he steps to Wakanda and gets barked at for talking out of turn. Sorry, my Black girl nerd slipped out, which is actually the...

Anime Winners: A Look Back at the Top 10 of Winter 2018

Winter 2018 is over and it’s time to take a look back at the best new series of the season. To be honest, I thought the fall anime season had more wins than winter, but there were a few shows that I enjoyed watching. Check out my top 10 list of the best Winter...

4 Reasons Why BET Should Have Kept ‘The Quad’

Recently it was announced BET has canceled the primetime drama The Quad after its second season — which ended on April 3, 2018. When I learned that the show would not be returning I was very disappointed not only as a fan but as a Black woman. Centered around newly-elected HBCU president Dr. Eva Fletcher, played...
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