Top Black Women of Prime-Time TV
Shonda Rhimes broke barriers in primetime TV with three award-winning shows, “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice” and “Scandal.” “Scandal” continues to be a top hit on ABC with more than eight million viewers per week.
Rhimes was honored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in 2012.
Mara Brock Akil
Mara Brock Akil wrote for TV shows such as “The Jamie Foxx Show,” “Moesha” and “Girlfriends.”
Akil has found success on her own terms with the BET hit shows “The Game,” and “Being Mary Jane.”