|Three-Day Mega Marathon Event Kicks Off Friday, February 9 AT 8/7 C and runs through– Sunday, February 11
“Good Times” transcended the label of a mere sitcom; it became a cultural phenomenon resonating across generations. Created by Eric Monte and Mike Evans, the show authentically depicted the struggles and triumphs of a Black family in Chicago, breaking barriers and paving the way for diverse storytelling on television. From moments filled with laughter to poignant reflections, “Good Times” broke new ground in portraying the African American experience with nuance and dignity, remaining a touchstone of African American culture and inspiration.
TV One’s “Good Times” 50th-anniversary celebration kicks off on Friday, February 9 at 8/7c with two episodes of “Maude,” introducing the character of Florida Evans, played by Esther Rolle. The marathon continues throughout the weekend with episodes spanning all six seasons of “Good Times.”
Alongside the marathon, TV One has planned special content features, including interviews with ”Good Times” cast members Jimmie Walker, Bern Nadette Stanis, and Ralph Carter. Each shares behind behind-the-scenes glimpses of the series that offer viewers a unique perspective on the series and its cultural impact on television history. To schedule an interview with select members of the cast please reach out to [email protected].
Outside of the 50th anniversary “Good Times” marathon special event, the series airs weekly on Saturdays on TV One.
For more information and updates, please visit TVOne.tv.
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