Amen

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  • TV-PG
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1986
Amen is an American sitcom produced by Carson Productions that aired on NBC from September 27, 1986 to May 11, 1991. Set in Sherman Hemsley's real-life hometown of Philadelphia, Amen stars Hemsley as the deacon of a church and was part of a wave of... read more

Amen is an American sitcom produced by Carson Productions that aired on NBC from September 27, 1986 to May 11, 1991. Set in Sherman Hemsley's real-life hometown of Philadelphia, Amen stars Hemsley as the deacon of a church and was part of a wave of successful sitcoms on NBC in the 1980s and early 1990s which featured predominantly black casts – others included The Cosby Show, A Different World, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and 227.

Original Release

09/27/1986 on NBC

US Release

09/27/1986

Cast

Clifton Davis Reverend Reuben Gregory
Sherman Hemsley Deacon Ernest Frye
Anna Maria Horsford Thelma Frye
Jester Hairston Rolly Forbes
Roz Ryan Amelia Hetebrink
Barbara Montgomery Casietta Hetebrink
Tony T. Johnson Chris
Elsa Raven Inga
Bumper Robinson Clarence
Rosetta LeNoire Leola Forbes
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Love, Deacon Style Saturday, 17 November 1990
2 Two Men, One Woman and a Baby Saturday, 01 December 1990
3 Child's Play Saturday, 08 December 1990
4 Yo, Deak Saturday, 15 December 1990
5 Miracle on 134th Street: Part 1 Saturday, 22 December 1990
6 Miracle on 134th Street: Part 2 Saturday, 22 December 1990
7 Judge Deacon Frye Saturday, 29 December 1990
8 The Gospel Truth Saturday, 05 January 1991
9 Lights, Camera, Deacon Saturday, 12 January 1991
10 Unforgettable Saturday, 19 January 1991
11 Ernie and the Sublimes Saturday, 02 February 1991
12 The Deacon's Slam Dunk Saturday, 09 February 1991
13 Three Men and a Hammer Saturday, 23 February 1991
14 Nothin' Says Lovin'... Saturday, 02 March 1991
15 My Fair Homeboy Saturday, 09 March 1991
16 A Star Is Burned Saturday, 23 March 1991
17 Deak-Scam Saturday, 30 March 1991
18 The Wild Deak Saturday, 06 April 1991
19 Three's a Crowd Saturday, 13 April 1991
20 Date with an Angel Saturday, 27 April 1991
21 Deliverance: Part 1 Saturday, 04 May 1991
22 Deliverance: Part 2 Saturday, 11 May 1991
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Directors

Bill Foster, Shelley Jensen, John Sgueglia, Lee Shallat Chemel, John Robins, Jules Lichtman, Gary Shimokawa, Herbert Kenwith, Phil Ramuno, Bob Lally, Steve Zuckerman, J.D. Lobue, Michael Dimich, Stan Lathan, Bill Duke

Writers

Arthur Julian, Eric Cohen, Darryl Quarles, Marshall Karp, Bill Daley, David Lloyd, Bill Davenport, Bob Ellison, Paris Qualles, Terry Hart, David Pitlik, Barry Gurstein, Bob Illes, Peter Noah, James R. Stein, Kathleen McGhee-Anderson, Darice Rollins, Marty Nadler, Jim Geoghan, Jace Richdale, Marco Pennette, Bill Kenny, Ken Hecht, Robin Stein, Bob Peete, Dexter Griffin, Wanda Griffin, Gordon Lewis, Richard Marcus, Jeff Kaufman, James Tomkins, Wayne Terwilliger, J. Darlene Hayes, Jeremy Bertrand Finch, William Missouri Downs, Allison Abner, Scott Spencer Gorden, Lawrence H. Levy, Gary Dontzig, Steven Peterman, Maiya Williams, Ed. Weinberger, Lisa Rosenthal, Geoff Gordon, Julian Bustamante, Jim Wells, Paul Chitlik, Barbara Davilman

Creators

Ed. Weinberger

Cast

Clifton Davis Reverend Reuben Gregory
Sherman Hemsley Deacon Ernest Frye
Anna Maria Horsford Thelma Frye
Jester Hairston Rolly Forbes
Roz Ryan Amelia Hetebrink
Barbara Montgomery Casietta Hetebrink
Tony T. Johnson Chris
Elsa Raven Inga
Bumper Robinson Clarence
Rosetta LeNoire Leola Forbes
Nicholas Rutherford Tommy McAllister
Lynnie Godfrey Jackie Dunn
Franklyn Seales Lorenzo Hollingsworth
James Avery Rev. Tom Crawford
Ron Glass Jason Lockwood
Jane White Josephine Gregory
Lyvingston Holmes Glenda Simpson
William Hudson Reverend Johnny Jr.
Nancy Rubin Waitress
E'Lon Cox Winston

Producers

Ed. Weinberger Executive Producer
Arthur Julian Executive Producer
Eric Cohen Executive Producer
Bob Illes Executive Producer
James R. Stein Executive Producer
David Lloyd Executive Producer
Peter Noah Executive Producer
Michael Leeson Executive Producer
Ken Johnston Producer
Reuben Cannon Producer
Shelley Jensen Producer
Tracy L. Foster Producer
Beverly Cashen Producer
Bob Peete Producer
Marilynn Loncar Producer
Jim Geoghan Producer
Marsha Posner Williams Producer
Peter Noah Producer
Brenda Hanes-Berg Producer
Jack Seifert Producer
Jack Michon Producer
Kent Weishaus Producer
Michael E. Stokes Producer
Mark Grossan Producer
Eric Cohen Producer
Bill Daley Producer
Terry Hart Producer
Marshall Karp Producer
Annette Sahakian Davis Producer
Marty Nadler Producer
Jeff Kaufman Producer
Rikk Greengrass Producer
Barbara Dorio Producer
Marica Govons Producer

Editors

Keith Cook, Paul Bonnette, Joe Bella, Richard Russel, Douglas Hines, Danny White, Barney Robinson, M. Pam Blumenthal, John Carroll, Mike Cole

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