Culture | February 28th, 2024

What’s New to Watch on Streaming Services?

By: Cordell Jones | Staff Writer
What’s New to Watch on Streaming Services?

As Black History Month draws to a close, celebrating Black excellence continues to thrive on various streaming platforms. From timeless classics to fresh releases, there’s a plethora of compelling content highlighting the richness of Black culture. Let’s delve into what’s gracing our screens this month across different streaming services.

Paramount Plus

Paramount Plus gained a lot of content regarding their offerings for the month. From their classic offerings to indie movies, Paramount Plus has tons of content for users to watch and enjoy.

  • 12 Years a Slave (2/1)
  • Brown Girl Begins (2/1)
  • Chocolate City (2/1)
  • Harlem Nights (2/1)
  • Hoop Dreams (2/1)
  • Lee Daniel’s The Butler (2/1)
  • Love Jones (2/1)
  • Premature (2/1)
  • Red Tails (2/1)
  • Vampire in Brooklyn (2/1)

Max/ HBO

HBO and Max, while small in their new offerings, still have many black hits. From binge-able shows like Insecure, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Martin. In addition to these shows, they have Max and HBO original movies and documentaries that highlight the black experience in both fictional and real-life ways.

  • Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns (2/1)
  • Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys (2/1)

Disney Plus

Disney Plus has new shows and movies about historical black figures like Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr., as well as a Nigerian-centered animated series. On top of these shows, Disney Plus has many movies and programming centered on black voices, like Black Is King, Black Panther, The Lion King and more.

  • Genius MLK/X (2/2)
  • Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devid Dinosaur (2/3)
  • The Space Race (2/13)
  • Iwájú (2/28)


While already having legacy black content like Good Times, Everybody Hates Chris and Sanford and Son, Peacock has added more legacy content and new content for the streaming platform. With movies like Obsessed and First Sunday reaching their 15-year anniversaries, Peacock has content for everyone to enjoy.

  • Crooklyn (2/1)
  • Girls Trip (2/1)
  • First Sunday (2/1)
  • Glory (2/1)
  • Obsessed (2/1)
  • Nutty Professor II (2/1)
  • Mo Better Blues (2/1)
  • Fruitvale Station (2/14)
  • Creed (2/15)


With help from its Onyx Collective initiative, Hulu has a wealth of black content on the streamer. From documentaries to TV shows that talk about the various aspects of the black experience, like “The 1619 Project” and “Dear Mama.” Outside of these documentary-style programs, a lot of streamer content exists for viewers to enjoy, from classic movies to new TV shows and more exciting picks.

  • Hitch (2/1)
  • How Stella Got Her Groove Back (2/1)
  • Jumping the Broom (2/1)
  • Notorious (2/1)
  • Soul Food (2/1)
  • Antebellum (2/1)


Netflix’s Strong Black Lead initiative helps showcase the multitude of black content on the platform. From the content listed below to the extensive library of black content from various studios and in-house productions, there’s always something to find on Netflix.

  • Dee and Friends in Oz (2/5)
  • My Wife and Kids Season 1-5 (2/5)
  • Players (2/14)
  • The Vince Staples Show (2/15)
  • Mike Epps: Ready to Sell Out (2/20)
  • Mea Culpa (2/23)

This impressive lineup showcases diverse stories, from historical dramas to modern comedies, all contributing to celebrating and appreciating Black history, culture, and talent. Whether you’re in the mood for a heartfelt drama, a thought-provoking documentary or a laugh-out-loud comedy, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

As we bid farewell to Black History Month, let’s continue to embrace and support Black voices in entertainment and beyond, ensuring their stories are heard and celebrated throughout the year.