Created by, written by and starring Donald Glover (pictured above), the man who probably writes “everything” in the special skills section of his resumé, Atlantawas a major player during last year’s “Black TV Revolution” (as I’ve come to call it), and for good reason. Fresh, visceral and weirdly poetic, Atlanta hit the dramedy nail right on the head, serving viewers a perfectly balanced cocktail of swagger, silliness and serious cinematography. Validation of the series came just two weeks after the first season’s premiere in the form of a renewal by FX for a second. That validation was itself later validated in the form of two Golden Globes and two Emmys -- three out of four of which were for Glover’s acting and directing prowess.
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