The wait is over for one of the most highly-anticipated television shows of the Fall season. “BMF” premieres Sunday, September 26 on STARZ at 9 p.m. EST. Starring Russell Hornsby, Michole Briana White, Demetrius ‘Lil Meech’ Flenory, Da’Vinchi, Wood Harris, Steve Harris, La La Anthony, Ajona Alexis and Snoop Dogg in a recurring role, “BMF” explores the complicated lives of Detroit-born brothers Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory and Terry Flenory, who turn to drug dealing to escape the poverty of post-industrial Detroit, becoming drug kingpins in the process.
Set in 1980s Detroit, the fictional series about the real lives of the Flenory brothers and their organization, the Black Mafia Family, the series focuses on the family dynamics at play when building an empire. Filmed in Atlanta and Detroit, the STARZ series is Executive Produced by 50 Cent and Randy Huggins, a writer and producer on STARZ’s “Power” and F/X’s “The Shield.” Actress/Director Tasha Smith directs the series. With powerful performances by Hornsby, White, Da’Vinchi and Lil’ Meech, the show introduces viewers to Detroit’s underground economy and culture, including Detroit House music, the bedrock of the wildly popular EDM genre of music.
“BMF” premieres worldwide on Sunday, September 26 at 9 PM ET/PT then moves to its regular time slot at 8 PM ET/PT starting on Sunday, October 3. The series will air across all STARZ platforms in the U.S. and Canada and will air internationally on the STARZPLAY premium streaming platform across Europe, Latin America and Japan.
Check local listings for STARZ channel information.
This post was written by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., founder & editor-in-chief of The Burton Wire. Follow Nsenga on Twitter @Ntellectual.