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Girlfriends

Girlfriends title card (Seasons 3-6)
Format Sitcom, Comedy, Drama
Created by Mara Brock Akil
Starring Tracee Ellis Ross
Golden Brooks
Persia White
Reggie Hayes
Jill Marie Jones
(2000—2006)
Khalil Kain
(2001—2008)
Keesha Sharp
(2006—2008)
Opening theme Performed by:
Angie Stone
Country of origin Flag of the United States United States
No. of seasons 8
No. of episodes 172 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive
producer(s)
Mara Brock Akil
Kelsey Grammer
Location(s) Los Angeles
Running time 30 minutes (approx. 22 min)
Broadcast
Original channel UPN (2000-2006)
The CW (2006-2008)
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audio format Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1
Original run September 11, 2000February 11, 2008
Chronology
Related shows The Game
External links
Official website
IMDb profile
TV.com summary

Girlfriends is an NAACP Image Award and Emmy Award nominated American sitcom. The show was created by Mara Brock Akil and produced by Kelsey Grammer (Cheers, Frasier). It premiered in 2000 on UPN, and continues to air on UPN's successor network, The CW. The theme song to Girlfriends is sung by R&B musician Angie Stone. The show is produced by CBS Paramount Television. Look up girlfriend in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... A comedy is a dramatic performance of a light and amusing character, usually with a happy conclusion to its plot. ... For other uses, see Drama (disambiguation). ... Mara Brock Akil Mara Brock Akil (May 27, 1970, Los Angeles) is a U.S. television writer and producer. ... Tracee Ellis Ross (born Tracee Joy Silberstein on October 29, 1972, in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress. ... Golden Ameda Brooks (born December 1, 1976 [1] in San Francisco, California) is an American actress. ... Persia Jessica White (born October 25, 1976 in Miami, Florida) is an American actress and musician. ... Reginald C. Hayes (born July 16, 1969 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actor. ... Jill Marie Jones (born January 4, 1975 in Dallas, Texas) is an African-American actress. ... Khalil Kain (Born November 22, 1964 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States) is an American actor who first appeared in the film Juice as Raheem. ... Keesha Fleth Sharp (January 14, 1973) is an African-American television actress best known for her role as Monica on the hit UPN and The CW hit show, Girlfriends, which she played Reggie Hayes (William Dent) girlfriend Monica from 2002 to the present. ... Angie Stone (born Angela Laverne Brown on January 30, 1961) is an American R&B, soul, and neo soul singer, songwriter, keyboardist, record producer, and occasional actress. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The following is a list of episodes for the sitcom Girlfriends. ... Mara Brock Akil Mara Brock Akil (May 27, 1970, Los Angeles) is a U.S. television writer and producer. ... Allen Kelsey Grammer (born February 21, 1955 in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands) is a six-time Emmy and a two-time Golden Globe-winning American actor who is best known for his two-decade portrayal of psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane, whom he played for nine years on Cheers... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... UPN (which originally stood for the United Paramount Network) was a television network in over 200 markets in the United States. ... “The CW” redirects here. ... Dolby Digital is the marketing name for a series of lossy audio compression technologies by Dolby Laboratories. ... is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... The Game redirects here. ... The NAACP Image Award is an award presented annually by the NAACP to honor the top African-Americans in film, television, music and literature. ... An Emmy Award. ... This article is about a genre of comedy. ... Mara Brock Akil Mara Brock Akil (May 27, 1970, Los Angeles) is a U.S. television writer and producer. ... Allen Kelsey Grammer (born February 21, 1955 in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands) is a six-time Emmy and a two-time Golden Globe-winning American actor who is best known for his two-decade portrayal of psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane, whom he played for nine years on Cheers... This article is about the TV series. ... Frasier is an American sitcom starring Kelsey Grammer as psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane. ... UPN (which originally stood for the United Paramount Network) was a television network in over 200 markets in the United States. ... The Crimson White, known colloquially as The CW, is the student-run newspaper of the University of Alabama. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... Angie Stone (born Angela Laverne Brown on January 30, 1961) is an American R&B, soul, and neo soul singer, songwriter, keyboardist, record producer, and occasional actress. ... CBS Paramount Television (formerly Desilu Productions, Paramount Television, among other companies) is an American television production/distribution company that was formed on January 17, 2006 by CBS Corporation merging Paramount Television and CBS Productions. ...


When Girlfriends returned in fall 2007 for its 8th season in the same time slot, it became the longest-running live-action sitcom currently on network television, as well as one of the highest-rated scripted shows on television among African-American adults and women 18-34, including their spin-off The Game.[1] [2]


The 8th and final season of Girlfriends premiered Monday, October 1. A preview of the next episode can be seen at CWTV. is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


The final two episodes recorded before the 2007-2008 Writers Guild strike aired back-to-back on Monday, February 11 at 9/8c. However, this was not a 2-part episode. The timeslot was planned to be moved to Sundays due to the writer's strike and the returning of The CW's reality series. [3] On February 13, 2008, it was announced by a The CW representative that a proper series finale would not be done because it would be too expensive. The announcement confirms that the show has now been cancelled.[4] The series finale however will be short clips of past seasons, which have yet to air. is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Paranoia Agent episode, see Final Episode. ...

Contents

Overview

Celebrating their 100th episode: The Mother of All Episodes.

The series debuted on UPN on September 11, 2000, becoming one of the longest running sitcoms of the new millennium. After airing several years on the network at 9/8c on Mondays, The CW moved Girlfriends to Sundays at 8/7c. On October 9, 2006, Girlfriends, along with The CW's other African-American programs, moved back to Mondays. It now airs in its original time slot. The move was prompted by low ratings and a highly critical article in the Los Angeles Times by staff writer Greg Braxton, in which Mara Brock Akil suggested that the network was neglecting its African-American programs at the expense of those with primarily white audiences, like Gilmore Girls.[5] UPN (which originally stood for the United Paramount Network) was a television network in over 200 markets in the United States. ... is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... “The CW” redirects here. ... is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Languages Predominantly American English Religions Protestantism (chiefly Baptist and Methodist); Roman Catholicism; Islam Related ethnic groups Sub-Saharan Africans and other African groups, some with Native American groups. ... This just IN !!!:paris hiltons new dog. ... Languages Predominantly American English Religions Protestantism (chiefly Baptist and Methodist); Roman Catholicism; Islam Related ethnic groups Sub-Saharan Africans and other African groups, some with Native American groups. ... Gilmore Girls is a long-running, Emmy Award winning, and Golden Globe nominated American television drama/comedy created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel. ...


Premise and pilot episode

The show's original premise centered around the lives of four African-American women in Los Angeles, California. When production begun, it featured Tracee Ellis Ross as Joan Clayton and Golden Brooks as Maya Wilkes, as well as actress Christina Cox as Lynn Searcy and Leslie Silva as Toni Childs. The pilot eventually became the first official episode of Girlfriends, "Toe Sucking,", which featured scenes that were re-shot to reflect that the roles of Lynn and Toni were recast.[citation needed] Girlfriends was picked up for a full season after the ratings success of the first 13 episodes, according to rave reviews about the show's content in 2000.[citation needed] Languages Predominantly American English Religions Protestantism (chiefly Baptist and Methodist); Roman Catholicism; Islam Related ethnic groups Sub-Saharan Africans and other African groups, some with Native American groups. ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... Tracee Ellis Ross (born Tracee Joy Silberstein on October 29, 1972, in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress. ... Golden Ameda Brooks (born December 1, 1976 [1] in San Francisco, California) is an American actress. ... Christina Cox (born July 31, 1971 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian movie and television series actress and stuntwoman. ...


Characters

Main characters

  • Joan Carol Clayton (played by Tracee Ellis Ross) is considered the unofficial "den mother" of the group, given that she looks out for them even while dealing with her own problems. Joan met Toni when they were 9, met Lynn at college (Lynn), and became friends with Maya and William while working at a prestigious law firm. She has always had problems with relationships and sacrificed her successful law career to enjoy life a little more and pursue her passion. For much of Season 7, Joan mourned the loss of her friendship with Toni (they are no longer on speaking terms).
  • Maya Denise Wilkes (played by Golden Brooks) is a former assistant to Joan and a housewife/author. Maya married high school sweetheart Darnell and they have one son, Jabari. Maya is perhaps the sassiest of the group and was often at odds with Toni over the latter's ego, but is also a devoted wife and mother. In early seasons, Maya's marriage to Darnell imploded after she had an emotional affair with an acquaintance, Stan Wright. Maya returned to school at a nearby community college and writes an essay. That essay became the basis for her book, Oh Hell Yes. With the steady success of her writing career, Maya later reunites with Darnell. In Season 8, the couple endure a miscarriage, which Maya initially seems less affected by than the stagnation of her authoring career.
  • Lynn Ann Searcy: (played by Persia White) was Joan and Toni's roommate at UCLA and lived with Joan for eight years before the series begins. Lynn holds no less than five post-graduate degrees. Born to a black father and a bipolar white mother, Lynn was adopted by a white family in Seattle and did not embrace her black background until attending college, where she met Joan and Toni. When Joan decides it is time for Lynn move out of her home, Lynn reluctantly becomes more independent by receiving various types of employment and moving into her own apartment. Some of the odd jobs she has include being a tour guide for Japanese tourists (and passing off the girlfriends' homes as celebrities' houses), writing erotic romance novels, selling bootleg copies of Maya's book "Oh Hell Yes", and hosting a public-access talk show. She also produces a documentary on the HIV/AIDS pandemic involving African-American women. Wanting to learn more about her parents, Lynn meets her biological mother, Sandy, who in turn helps her contact her biological father. During an episode, Lynn's biological grandmother reveals that she and her husband paid off Lynn's biological father to stay away from Sandy. In the episode "Who's Your Daddy?", after the hummus she prepared is rejected, she explains that she is a vegan (just like Persia White in real life). Like her girlfriends, Lynn is still searching for her perfect match. She has a band called Indigo Sky. In real life Persia is a member in a band called XEO3. Lynn is often considered as the bohemian of the group, due to her carefree nature and down to earth personality.
  • Antoinette "Toni" Marie Childs-Garrett: (Jill Marie Jones) Toni Marie Childs-Garrett is Joan's friend since childhood, and they went away to school together at UCLA. Toni grew up in a poor farm family with an alcoholic mother in Fresno, California. She has six siblings, three sisters and three brothers. Toni met Joan when they were 8 years old and in grade school, and the two became best friends. Toni is considered the materialistic and self- centered one of her girlfriends and is the self-proclaimed "cute one" of the group. During the first season of the show, she despises Maya Wilkes but later the two come to settle their differences. Toni is a real estate agent, who eventually opens her own real estate brokerage. Toni unexpectedly finds love with Todd Garrett, a white, Jewish plastic surgeon, whom she eventually marries after a short courtship. After a rocky year-long marriage, the two separate after Todd moves to New York; Toni later accuses Todd of adultery after finding him in rather cozy settings with his fellow doctor. The birth of their daughter Morgan Garrett brings forth new issues for her self-indulgent personality, but she finds a way to balance her career, being single and a mother, while trying to fight a custody battle with Todd. She and Todd come to a mutual agreement and settle their differences for the sake of Morgan. She now resides in New York so that Morgan can be closer to her father.
  • William Jerrome Dent: (Reggie Hayes) is Joan's closest male friend. He is senior partner at Goldberg, Swedelson, McDonald and Lee. He is portrayed as somewhat of a "mama's boy" but possesses self-confidence and a dry sense of humor. After being left at the wedding altar by the woman he loved, Yvonne, he reluctantly gets back into the groove of dating, including the at-times vicious Monica Charles Brooks and senior partner Sharon Upton Farley. He later realizes that Joan is the right woman for him, but after three months of courting, the two end their relationship. He is also co-owner of the J-Spot restaurant with Joan. He is currently working on his marriage with Monica Charles Brooks.
  • Monica Charles Brooks-Dent: (Keesha Sharp) is William's wife. All four of the girlfriends hated her until season 7 (Joan comes to see her vulnerable side and becomes her friend, and Toni moves to New York at the end of the sixth season.) In the seventh season, they slowly and later fully accept Monica as thier friend as Monica does the same. Although engaged to William, the two date twice before; they meet at a bar the first time. Since the last time William proposes to her in Monaco, he has occasionally had doubts about ever doing so. Eventually he marries her, but on their wedding day he has too much to drink and confesses that he has had and still has doubts about marrying her. Monica leaves William in season 7 but returns shortly after the girlfriends go to Chicago to persuade her to get back together with William. On their visit, they discover that Monica, due to her father's dementia and her mother's power of attorney, has been cut off from her family fortune, so Joan offers Monica a job at the J-Spot. William is thrilled about Monica's return until she demands half of what he earned while they were married. They manage to slowly rebuild their relationship but constantly clash at the J-Spot. In the season 7 finale, they get back together. She is now pregnant. In Season 8, Monica is seen spending more time with the other three girlfriends, particularly Joan.
  • Darnell Leroy Wilkes: (Flex Alexander Season 1, Khalil Kain Season 2+) is Maya's husband. He and Maya married at a young age and had Jabari. Darnell was an airport baggage handler, before becoming a mechanic at a local car repair shop. For a while, he was a NASCAR pit crew mechanic. After Maya's affair with Stan Wright the two divorce. He dated a woman named Lena (Cheona Maxwell) whom Maya disliked because she still had feelings for Darnell. At Lena and Darnell's wedding Maya professed her love for Darnell. The two are back together as of the current season. In the end of season 7 Darnell accepts an offer to buy back his garage and get Maya and Jabari a new house in L.A.

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Minor characters

  • Jabari Darnell Wilkes: (Seasons 1-6 Tanner Scott Richards, season 7-8 Kendré Berry) is Maya and Darnell's son. He was born when Maya was only sixteen years old. Toni has a habit of mispronouncing his name by calling him names as Jumanji, Gymboree, Jujube, Jacuzzi, Jabooboo, Jafifi, Jamiroquai, Jimmy Crack Corn, Jungle Jim, Juwanna Mann, Jeep Cherokee, Jolly Rancher and Jam On It. Toni has said his name correctly only twice.
  • Ronnie: (Lamont Johnson) is Maya's cousin and hair stylist. In the series he helped sell her semi-biographical book "Oh Hell Yes!" He owns two beauty salons called Situations and Situations Deux. He is last seen at the ending of season 7 as Aaron proposed to Joan.
  • Peaches: (Shawn Harrison) plays Ronnie's boyfriend. He is a hair stylist at Situations and had a short stint as Joan's assistant and temporary confidante after Maya goes to work as William's secretary after William becomes Senior Partner. Peaches is last seen at the ending of season 7 as Aaron proposes to Joan.

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Guest appearances

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Cast departures and changes

Jill Marie Jones left the show at the end of Season 6. Akil stated, "I would love for her (Jones) to come back, but Jill doesn't want to return. I don't know 100% why she made this decision. She didn't tell me. All she said when we talked was that she felt it was time for her to move on. The door is not closed. We've asked her to come back and have offered different ways for her to return. But I completely wish her well. There's no drama involved." The show will now deal with Toni's loss through Joan's struggles.


In a December 2007 interview with Wilson Morales, he asks Jill if she thinks the character Toni ran its course? JMJ responded:

No, I think if Toni came back and when I say no, I say it because there are brilliant writers on ‘Girlfriends’. There is so much more that you can do. For me and my career, my contract was up after six seasons and there’s a whole film world that I wanted to experience and that’s what I’ve been doing. I think if Toni came back to the show, there would be so much more to write and much more to bring. That’s a testament to how great Mara and the rest of the writers are. [6] I wish them all well and I still watch the show. [7]


Richard T. Jones, who played Aaron, Joan's love interest and eventual fiancé, has been cast in The Sarah Connor Chronicles series for Fox. Jones was featured in an early episode, which set up the premise that Aaron, a National Guard member, was called to Iraq. When AOL Black Voices columnist Jawn Murray asked Akil if "Ross' character Joan will be dumped again?" Akil responded: "Who's to say I'm getting rid of [the] Richard T. Jones [character]? Don't underestimate me!" [8] Richard T. Jones (born January 16, 1972 in Kobe, Japan) is an American actor. ... The Sarah Connor Chronicles is an American television series scheduled to debut on the U.S. television network Fox in early 2008[1] in the Sunday 9:00pm ET timeslot. ... This article is about the animal. ...


Main Crew

Executive Producers: Kelsey Grammer, Mara Brock Akil. Co-Executive Producers: Michael Kaplan and Regina Hicks (occasional writer). Supervising Producer: Norman Vance Jr. Producer: Dan Dugan. Co-Producers: Mary Fuento, Tim Edwards. Consulting Producers: Mark Brown, Dee LaDuke. Head Writers: Karin Gist, Veronica Chambers, Michelle & Kevin Marburger This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Allen Kelsey Grammer (born February 21, 1955 in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands) is a six-time Emmy and a two-time Golden Globe-winning American actor who is best known for his two-decade portrayal of psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane, whom he played for nine years on Cheers... Mara Brock Akil Mara Brock Akil (May 27, 1970, Los Angeles) is a U.S. television writer and producer. ... There are several people named Michael Kaplan: Michael Kaplan, (b. ... A Head Writer is a person who is in charge of a television/radio series writing team. ...


Episode list

The following is a list of episodes for the sitcom Girlfriends. ...

Special episodes

# Airdate Title Overview
0 Unaired Pilot Joan Clayton is at the great peak of her life. She is almost 30, is almost junior partner at her law firm, and has a great friend circle. She hires a sassy urban woman named Maya Wilkes as her assistant, and has had a friendship with one of her colleagues, William, for over three months. But Joan is going crazy that she hasn't had a man for a year and her plan was to be married by now. Her friends, egotistical Toni Childs and lazy 27-year-old college student Lynn have to cheer her up and get her a man with the help of Maya, whom Toni calls "ghetto."
57 Jan 7, 2003 Howdy Partner* Joan and William vie for a senior partner position, and are shocked when the firm instead brings in an outsider, Sharon Upton Farley (Anne-Marie Johnson). They plan to demonstrate their outrage by walking out, but only one of them follows through with it. Meanwhile, Lynn and Maya help Toni deal with her fears after Todd asks her to take an HIV test.

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Opening Sequences

The order they appear starts with Tracee Ellis Ross, then Golden Brooks, then Persia White, followed by Jill Marie Jones and Reggie Hayes lastly. The sequence concludes with the four girls together. The order is the same for season 7 but without Jill Marie Jones. Since the series begun, the ladies have always cat walked in the opening.

My Girlfriends, there through thick and thin. My Girlfriends, there for anything. My Girlfriends.

Angie Stone Angie Stone (born Angela Laverne Brown on January 30, 1961) is an American R&B, soul, and neo soul singer, songwriter, keyboardist, record producer, and occasional actress. ...

Other details

Spinoff

A 2006 episode of Girlfriends entitled The Game featured guest star Tia Mowry as Joan's cousin Melanie Barnett, an aspiring medical student, who wants to give up her future to follow her professional athlete boyfriend to San Diego. Not be confused with Tamera Mowry Tia Dashon Mowry (born July 6, 1978) is an American actress. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Americas Finest City Location Location of San Diego within San Diego County Coordinates , Government County San Diego Mayor City Attorney         City Council District One District Two District Three District Four District Five District Six District Seven District Eight Jerry Sanders (R) Michael Aguirre Scott Peters Kevin...


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Awards and nominations

Nominated for Emmy. Another 7 wins & 27 nominations.


NAACP Image Awards
The NAACP Image Award is an award presented annually by the NAACP to honor the top African-Americans in film, television, music and literature. ...

  • 2008 - Outstanding Comedy Series (also nominated in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007) - Nominated
  • 2008 - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Reginald C. Hayes (Also WON in 2005, 2006, 2007) - Nominated
  • 2008 - Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series Tracee Ellis Ross (WON in 2007. nominated in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006.) - Nominated
  • 2008 - Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series Golden Brooks - Nominated
  • 2008 - Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Keesha Sharp - Nominated
  • 2008 - Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series Salim Akil For episode To Be Determined…It’s Been Determined (also Nominated in 2007 For episode "The Game") - Nominated
  • 2008 - Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Karen Gist (For episode "Spree Free") - Nominated
  • 2007 - Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Mara Brock Akil For episode "After the Storm" - Nominated
  • 2007 - Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Regina Y. Hicks For episode "I'll Have a Blueline Christmas" - Nominated
  • 2006 - Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series Jill Marie Jones - Nominated


BET Comedy Awards
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  • 2005 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Tracee Ellis Ross - WON
  • 2005 - Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Nominated in 2004) - WON
  • 2005 - Outstanding Comedy Series (also nominated in 2004) - Nominated
  • 2005 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Reggie Hayes (also nominated in 2004) - Nominated
  • 2005 - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Khalil Kain - Nominated
  • 2005 - Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (also Nominated in 2004) - Nominated
  • 2004 - Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Golden Brooks - WON
  • 2004 - Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Jill Marie Jones - Nominated

GLAAD Media Awards
Tracee Ellis Ross (born Tracee Joy Silberstein on October 29, 1972, in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress. ... Reggie Hayes Reggie Hayes(born July 15, 1969 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actor. ... Khalil Kain (Born November 22, 1964 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States) is an American actor who first appeared in the film Juice as Raheem. ... Golden Ameda Brooks (born December 1, 1976 [1] in San Francisco, California) is an American actress. ... Jill Marie Jones (born January 4, 1975 in Dallas, Texas) is an African-American actress. ... The GLAAD Media Awards were created in 1990 by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation to recognize and honor the mainstream media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the LGBT community and the issues that affect their lives. ...

  • 2004 - Outstanding Individual Episode (In a Series Without a Regular Gay Character) (For episode "And Baby Makes Four") - Nominated

Emmy Awards
An Emmy Award. ...

  • 2003 - Outstanding Cinematography for a Multi-Camera Series Donald A. Morgan (Director of Photography) (For episode "Where Everyone Knows My Name") - Nominated

DVD releases

Season Releases

The First Season
Set details Special features
  • 22 Episodes*
  • 4-Disc Set
  • 1.33:1 Aspect Ratio
  • 7 Hrs., 51 Min.
  • Languages:
    • English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround)
  • Rating:
    • Mature Theme
    • Language May Offend
  • No Features

* NOTE: Some music has been changed for this home entertainment version.

Release date
Flag of the United States United States (Region 1)
February 27, 2007
The Second Season
Set details Special features
  • 22 Episodes*
  • 3-Disc Set
  • 1.33:1 Aspect Ratio
  • 7 Hrs., 50 Min.
  • Languages:
    • English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround)
  • Rating:
    • Mature Theme
  • We All Fall Down:
    • A Closer Look at Trick Or Truth?
  • Creating the Show
  • Getting the Girls Together
  • Episode guide

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Release date
Flag of the United States United States (Region 1)
October 9, 2007
The Third Season
Set details Special features
  • 25 Episodes*
  • 4-Disc Set
  • 1.33:1 Aspect Ratio
  • 8 Hrs., 43 Min.
  • Languages:
    • English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround)
  • It's What You Wear That Counts
  • Here Comes the Bride:
    • An Invitation Inside the Wedding

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Release date
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February 12, 2008
The Fourth Season
Set details Special features
  • 24 Episodes*
  • N/A Disc Set
  • 1.33:1 Aspect Ratio
  • N/A Mins.
  • Languages:
    • English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround)
  • Not yet available

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Release date
Flag of the United States United States (Region 1)
July 29, 2008 [9]

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Trivia

  • Mention in The Second Season DVD, the creator expressed that Trick Or Truth? is her favorite episode.
  • The main cast hosted The 35th NAACP Image Awards.
  • Although the B word is often used in the series, it's sometimes edited on BET Network (Syndication).
  • Tracee Ellis Ross's real-life sister Rhonda Ross Kendrick appeared on a Halloween episode of Girlfriends titled "The Remains of the Date.".
  • Golden Brooks appeared as the character Maya on an episode of the TV series Moesha. Later that same evening, Shar Jackson appeared as the character Niecy Jackson on Girlfriends (Old Dog - Season 1).
  • Persia White only had one visible tattoo on her lower back during Season 1.
  • Golden Brooks had clear braces during mid-season 2.
  • Persia White's (Lynn) real-life daughter, Mecca, was on a Mother's Day episode of Girlfriends (My Mother, Myself-Season 2) and played the character of Earl's Granddaughter.
  • Starting at Season 3, every season finale is a 2-part episode.
  • The J-Spot set is really William's house with a wall removed and a pond added. (Season 5)
  • It's known that William's mother hates Monica, but we never seen his mother appear on any episodes of the series.
  • William rents Spider-Man 2 from Blockbuster, but the movie did not come out on video/DVD until a few weeks after this episode aired. (When Hearts Attack (2) - Season 5)
  • In 1999, Golden Brooks appeared on Mo'Nique's series The Parkers as a lesbian. Coincidentally, Mo'Nique appeared as herself in a 2005 episode of Girlfriends. (See J-Spot Run - Season 5).
  • In the seventh seasons of Girlfriends and Gilmore Girls, the shows referenced each other. In Girlfriends, the character Joan Clayton mentions that she lives near a Gilmore Girl. In Gilmore Girls, Lorelai makes fun of Christopher's selection of saved TiVo programs, one of them being Girlfriends.
  • As of May 7 Girlfriends have aired their 4th 1-hour season finale.
  • In a recent interview, we now know that Golden Brooks (Maya) was originally signed to play Toni Childs role but declined. [11]
  • After the cancellation of 7th Heaven, Girlfriends is now the longest-running show on The CW Network as well as UPN.
  • Persia White is the music director for various episodes.
  • Golden Brooks has written an episode entitled Snap Back which aired November 12, 2007.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross has directed an episode entitled What's Black-A-Lackin'? which aired Monday, February 11.

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Running jokes, gags and catchphrases

  • Joan's behavior come holidays
  • Joan being called "classist and egregious" or "bougie" several times during the show, mostly by Maya and her mother.
  • Joan's three month rule (which she since has abandoned).
  • Joan's neurotic behavior.
  • Joan being the "mama" out of the Girlfriends until she loses that role around season 6.
  • Maya often being called "ghetto" by Toni during the first season.
  • Maya's catchphrases "Oh Hell No!" "Consequences and repercussions," "all up and through", and "on like popcorn".
  • Maya slapping Lynn when they have their "one-on-ones" because she keeps getting side-tracked or hysterical.
  • Maya referring to Jabari as "a miracle to me" or "a miracle to us."
  • Maya bragging and flaunting that she's younger than the other Girlfriends.
  • Maya's "women senses" and conspiracy theories.
  • Everybody is Maya's "cousin."* It has been recently revealed that Maya is the only child of an only child, so Ronnie, Peaches, Condeleeza Rice, and Bernadette Stanis are not really her cousins.
  • Lynn not being able to stay in a long-term relationship; almost every season with a new "love" interest.
  • Lynn always "mooching" off the other Girlfriends.
  • Lynn being a sex freak.
  • Lynn always accidentally saying something that ruins everything.
  • Lynn believing her mother is Cher, until she finally meets her birth mother who is not.
  • Toni mispronouncing Jabari's name and not knowing who Darnell is.
  • Toni calling Todd "Little Man".
  • Many of the characters meet at Chili's
  • William being a "mama's boy."
  • Comments made about William's huge "love machine."
  • William referring to the girls as "crazy heifers."
  • William's bland sense of humor.
  • William's open Republican party affiliation.
  • William's mother is always referenced but never seen.
  • Monica saying "Negro please."
  • Monica enjoys eating old coleslaw.

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U.S. broadcast history

  • UPN - Mondays @ 9:30PM/8:30C (2000-2001)
  • UPN / The CW - Mondays - 9:00PM/8:00C (2002-2008)
  • The CW - Sundays (2 Weeks) - 8:00PM/7:00C (2006)

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U.S. television ratings

Seasonal rankings (based on average total viewers per episode) of Girlfriends on UPN and The CW. UPN (which originally stood for the United Paramount Network) was a television network in over 200 markets in the United States. ... The Crimson White, known colloquially as The CW, is the student-run newspaper of the University of Alabama. ...


Note: Each U.S. network television season starts in late September and ends in late May, which coincides with the completion of May sweeps. When TV viewers or entertainment professionals in the United States mention ratings they are often referring to Nielsen Ratings, a system developed by Nielsen Media Research to determine the audience size and composition of television programming. ...

Season Season premiere Season finale TV season Ranking Viewers (in millions)
1st September 11, 2000 May 14, 2001 2000-2001 #135 4.0
2nd September 10, 2001 May 20, 2002 2001-2002 #129 4.2[12]
3rd September 23, 2002 May 19, 2003 2002-2003 #133 4.0[13]
4th September 15, 2003 May 24, 2004 2003-2004 #128 3.6[14]
5th September 20, 2004 May 23, 2005 2004-2005 #129 3.4[15]
6th September 19, 2005 May 8, 2006 2005-2006 #135 3.4[16]
7th + October 1, 2006 May 7, 2007 2006-2007 #138 2.5[17]
8th + October 1, 2007 February 11, 2008 2007-2008 #150 2.1[18]

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Worldwide broadcast information

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