New TV comedy of the year: 'Atlanta' or 'Insecure'? | The Tylt
New TV comedy of the year: 'Atlanta' or 'Insecure'?
It's the end of the year! And throughout December, we're facing-off the best songs, albums, movies, TV shows, comic books, video games, sports, pro athletes and entertainers of 2016. The "Best of 2016" is chosen by a combination of popularity, impact, acclaim, rankings and/or amount sold. But ultimately, we want you to let us know who and what from 2016 won the year in each category.
TV is becoming more and more diverse. There are now a several new TV shows that feature predominately Black casts. "Atlanta" and "Insecure" are arguably the best new comedies of this year, but which is the absolute best?
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FX's "Atlanta" is acclaimed breakout hit with a 100 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and many award nods under its belt. Donald Glover plays Earn Marks, an ambitious rap artist and college dropout who tries to reconnect with his estranged cousin—who happens to be a rising star in Atlanta's underground rap scene.
Issa Rae carried over her "Awkward Black Girl" success to HBO. She and Larry Wilmore co-created "Insecure," which is about a young Black woman's awkward experiences in work, culture, relationships and life, overall. Issa Rae continues to tear down stereotypes about Black women while highlighting everyday experiences. Like her web series, the show is lauded and also holds a 100 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.