Critic's Notebook: The Blinding Whiteness of Nostalgia TV

Critic's Notebook: The Blinding Whiteness of Nostalgia TV
The '90s were a heyday for black sitcoms, but you wouldn't know it based on the reboots and revivals currently in development.

No one can blame A-lister Will Smith for ruling out a <em>Fresh Prince of Bel-Air</em> reunion or Jaleel White for his disinterest in donning Sally Jessy Raphael frames once more in a <em>Family Matters</em> comeback. But why aren't we reading about deals to bring groundbreaking, fondly remembered hits like <em>Martin</em>, <em>Living Single</em>, <em>A Different World</em>, <em>Sister, Sister</em> and countless other beloved black comedies back to the air? A few breakout stars — like Smith,...
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