If you won’t be out and about chilling with family and friends this weekend, don’t worry, we’ve gathered a list of a few things you can watch to pass the time. Essentially, the TV lineup this weekend is fire.
But, we do hope you at least get a hot dog from the nearest cookout…
Don’t forget to watch the remake of the groundbreaking series Roots, airing over four consecutive nights at 9 p.m. EST beginning Monday, May 30 on the History Channel. This may be one of the biggest television events this weekend. The list of celebrities starring in the series reads like a who’s who in Hollywood: Laurence Fishburne, Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, T.I., and Anika Noni Rose, just to name a few.
With police shooting deaths in the national spotlight, BET documentary Stay Woke shows the #BlackLivesMatter movement’s impact on millennials and modern-day activism; 34-year-old actor and activist Jesse Williams is one of the series’ notable producers. If you missed the premiere on Thursday, you can watch it online here.
Step into the Lyons den and catch up on the music dynasty family’s crazy drama! TV One will air Empire starting Sunday at 12 p.m. EST until Monday at 7 a.m. EST. #EmpireOnTVONE #workfun
This AOL original series shows the rap icon in a totally different light. See Snoop Dogg fall into what he calls his “true calling“: coaching a California youth football team. You can catch up on episode 2 here.
If you’re a crime story junkie, TV One has a series where relationships and dating can turn deadly. Watch the Fatal Attraction marathon throughout the weekend. #Fatalattraction
Top Black Pop Culture Moments Of 2016 (So Far!)
1. Top Black Pop Culture Moments Of 2016: Steph Curry becomes the NBA's first unanimous Most Valuable Player and wins the award for the second straight seasonSource:Getty 1 of 7
2. Top Black Pop Culture Moments Of 2016: Tamar Braxton's sister shouts "Haay, Michelle! Girl, you look so good!" at the White House Black History Month event
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WATCH: POTUS: "We know it is black history month when we hear someone say 'heeey, Michelle! Girl. You Look so good!"https://t.co/3u36Y3iede— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) February 19, 2016