A spin-off from the hit series, Maude, Good Times centers on the trials and tribulations of the Evans family, poor but proud residents of Chicago's Cabrini Green housing project.

Jimmie Walker’s contribution to the GOOD TIMES series was indisputable, largely in part due to stand-up comedy being his first love. But what was Time Magazine’s “Comedian Of The Decade” for the 70s doing before cameras started rolling? In a digital-exclusive interview with TV One, the eldest Evans son talks about his early career adventures, influences, […]

Bern Nadette Stanis is best known as the quick witted, sexy-savvy, original “it girl” Thelma Evans from the iconic 70’s sitcom GOOD TIMES. But how did she land the role that led her to become America’s favorite TV sweetheart? The veteran actress breaks it down from her upbringing to her infamous audition in front of […]

In a digital-exclusive interview with TV One to celebrate the 50th anniversary of GOOD TIMES, veteran actor Ralph Carter (Michael Evans) discusses everything from his Brooklyn childhood to his early theatre days, and how he landed his role on the iconic 70’s sitcom. WATCH our Good Times 3-day mega anniversary marathon starting Friday, Feb. 9 at […]

Ever wonder how your favorite shows come about? Ralph Carter, who played Michael Evans on the legendary 70’s sitcom GOOD TIMES, takes us on a journey and shares iconic moments on set, the show’s cultural impact, responsibility of representing the Black family, and more! Don’t miss the 3-day marathon event with all the best episodes […]

Imagine if we never heard J.J.’s signature phrase “DYN-O-MITE!” Jimmie Walker reflects on how he couldn’t resist going off script on GOOD TIMES tape days to show off his comedy-chops in front of the live audience. And from what we know, the iconic 70’s sitcom was better for it! Don’t miss the 3-day marathon event […]

Bern Nadette Stanis certainly opened the door for generations of Black actresses who followed in her footsteps. But, being the first, isn’t always easy. In a digital-exclusive interview with TV One, she shares how her on-screen mom, the late Esther Rolle, advocated for her and gave her character a voice, which created space for the […]

We’re celebrating 50 years of Good Times, and it’s gonna be DYN-O-MITE! 💣 Join us for our 3-day mega-marathon event with all the best episodes, exclusive interviews, and iconic moments starting Friday, February 9 at 9p/8c only on TV One! #GoodTimesGolden50

Photo by: Bettmann/ Contributor It’s vital to understand the past in order to make strides in the future! As Black History Month continues, here’s another look at the evolution of Black sitcoms.  After the groundbreaking sitcom Julia ended, there was a lack of dialogue on racial issues and the lives of most Black Americans were […]

With #FathersDay around the corner, we wanted to pay homage to the legendary fathers of the iconic TV dads!

Photo by: (Top Left) Phylicia Rashad as Clair Hanks Huxtable by Alan Singer/NBCU Photo. (Bottom Left) JoMarie Payton-Noble as Harriette Winslow in Family Matters by Monty Brinton/CBS. (Center) Esther Rolle as Florida Evans in Good Times by CBS via Getty Images. (Top Right) Tichina Arnold as Rochelle in Everybody Hates Chris by Robert Voets/CBS Photo […]

Photo by: Walt Disney Television Photo Archives/Contributor Johnny Brown, a musician, comedian and popular actor best remembered for his role on the hit TV sitcom Good Times has died, according to his family. He was 84 years old. On March 4th, Brown’s daughter, Sharon Catherine Brown, shared the news of his death on Instagram. The cause […]

Even when times were at their toughest, Bern Nadette knows how to bring a ray of sunshine.