On April 15, 1990, In Loving Color debuted on Fox and quickly became an instant success, winning the 1990 Emmy for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series in its’ first season. Although the show only ran for a short time (Final Episode: May 19, 1994), it left a huge legacy behind it.
Whether it was its’ cultural impact, the TV boundaries it pushed or launching the careers of many comedians and entertainers, such as Jim Carrey, Jamie Foxx, David Alan Grier, Tommy Davidson, Jennifer Lopez and pretty much the entire Wayans family, among many others, In Living Color is an iconic piece of American television.
HitFix caught up with some of the season one cast to talk about how In Living Color broke comedy’s race barrier. Check that out here.
Did you know that FOX waited one year before airing the pilot? Well, here’s that and 21 other things you might not know about In Living Color.
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