Now that the election is over, I’m looking forward to getting back to my “normal” life–you know the one in which my viewing habits no longer consist of 24/7 political cycles.

Because I love a good story, and even more, a good story that includes black folks, I’ve been watching my fair share of web series which seems to be one of the few places we can see interesting narratives of ourselves. Between Issa Rae’s Awkward Black Girl and Dennis Dortch’s very popular romcom, The Couple, to the British imports Spin and Brothers With No Game, black content creators are having a great year.

While some have complained that there are too many series on the web (But no one complains about too many TV shows. Odd), I get a kick out of watching well-made, well acted shows that include people who look like me.

Black & Single

Last week, a friend of mine hipped me to a show titled “Black & Single,” which is one I probably should have seen, but somehow missed.

The show chronicles the dating mishaps of a professional pair—one guy, one gal—and is absolutely HILARIOUS. I’m not sure how this show slipped through my radar, but I’m glad I found it.

Check it out the first episode, and subscribe to watch all of the rest.

The Unwritten Rules

We’ve been following The Unwritten Rules since it began, and each episode continues to get better and better. This time, Racey gets breaks her rule and allows her co-workers to set her up on a date, and let’s just say, things don’t quite go according to plan.

Check it out:

What web series are on your radar?

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  • AM

    I know it’s a sin to speak out, but I feel like there is now a proliferation of web-series that tackle the same issue, [relationship]. I would like to see more diverse content from these creative minds. Nonetheless, I would love to catch up with our brothers and sisters from the pond series, BWNG, and Venus and Mars.

  • mickey

    Watching The Number and Roomie Lover Friends

  • B

    I like Awkward Black Girl, the Unwritten Rules and The Couple.

  • MsLady

    yay! my best friend is the creator, writer and director of Black & Single! So glad to finally see it get some love on the Clutch site. Keep your eye on the show – it’s definitely going places!

  • Nic

    I’m sorry, now what now…that dude with the shaved head in Black and Single is super fine…goodness.