Inspired by the incidents of the movie of 1992 with the same name, this television series follows the daily activity and struggle of the Graham family that owns one of the well known Corporations and their sons Bryson Broyer and Simone Graham, who struggle against beginning their own business in marketing.
The vibe here is much more laid-back than the film's, but the world feels instantly realized and immersive. And the chemistry between Jackson and Richmond is at the right level for whatever slow play Waithe has in mind.
It's great to see a show centered on upwardly mobile blacks, although an early scene in a strip joint seems out of place. The dramedy is much more appealing when it takes you into the boardroom or eavesdrops on the group's game night.