A Different World

Hillman University fans, this one is for you! We heard you think you know the legendary university and one their iconic, and extraordinary students, Whitley Gilbert. Choose your favorite #WhitleyGilbert episode, by heading to tvone.tv and take our #BestofWhitley poll. Be sure to tell us your favorite Whitley-centered episode in the comments!"

If fans don’t remember anything else from ‘A Different World,’ they’re sure to know about THE WEDDING! Dwayne crashing Whitley and Byron’s wedding and winning her love at the very last possible minute is arguably the most memorable scene in the history of A Different World. I mean, it’s simply iconic television. During our conversation […]

On September 24, 1987, A Different World made its television debut on NBC. In celebration of the 35th anniversary, TV One is taking fans of the iconic 90s sitcom back to Hillman College for a day of nostalgia! We sat down with Kadeem Hardison and Jasmine Guy as they shared secrets about the series and […]

The culturally iconic sitcom “A Different World” celebrates 35 years since its premiere. Kadeem Hardison and Jasmine Guy, affectionately known as “Dwayne and Whitley”, shared their experiences filming the show with several media outlets this week.

As we approach the marathon of the sitcom we are taking a look at one of the reasons why many fans identified with the sitcom. The FASHION!

35 incredible years later, "A Different World" is still one of the most loved sitcoms in history 🙌🏾! The beloved sitcom not only gave us characters that we can relate to but also impacted the Black community in such a positive way. Here's a deep dive into why we love "A Different World" 35 years later.

Photo by: Jamie McCarthy/Staff When Jasmine Guy starred in A Different World as Hillman University’s Southern belle Whitley Gilbert in the late ’80s and early ’90s, she was a vital member of one of the most popular all-Black casts of the time. The show debuted in 1987 and featured a group of young, varied Black […]

Kids and kids-at-heart, Cree Summer is back to reprise her role as Susie Carmichael in the animated series Rugrats. If you were a young kid, had a young kid, or perhaps was in touch with your inner child in the early 1990s, you’ll likely remember Rugrats, the animated show from a baby’s point of view. The series premiered in […]

Tupac and Jada Pinkett's chemistry is obvious in this memorable scene on "A Different World."

The moment that made "A Different World" the Blackest show of 1988.