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date (day) time network episode title
1/25/19 (Fr.)3:01 AMNETFLIX(#101-108) Complete First Season






BLACK EARTH RISING (NETFLIX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/25/19 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 1/25/19; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's press release, January 2019) Black Earth Rising, a limited series launching on Netflix Jan 25, is a contemporary thriller that follows the journey of Kate Ashby (Michaela Coel), a Rwandan orphaned by the genocide, raised in London by an adoptive mother and trying to discover the truth of her past. She is helped in her search by lawyer Michael Ennis (John Goodman). The series examines the West's relationship with Africa, set in a world of prosecution of war crimes.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Abena Ayivor
· Harriet Walter as Eve Ashby
· John Goodman as Michael Ennis
· Lucian Msamati
· Michaela Coel as Kate Ashby
· Noma Dumezweni
· Tamara Tunie
CREW INFORMATION:
· Abi Bach as PROD
· Greg Brenman as EP
· Hugo Blick as CRTR/DIR/PROD
· Piers Wenger as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Forgiving Earth Limited