The Breaks (TV series)
The Breaks is an American drama television series created by Dan Charnas and Seith Mann. It serves as a continuation of the 2016 television film The Breaks. The series stars Afton Williamson, Wood Harris, Tristan Wilds, Antoine Harris, David Call, Evan Handler and Melonie Diaz. The series premiered on VH1 on February 20, 2017. On April 27, 2017, the series was renewed for a second season that would air on BET. However, on November 20, 2017, BET announced that the renewal was scrapped and the series was canceled.
|Created by||Dan Charnas|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||8 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Seith Mann|
John J. Strauss
|Running time||42 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Atlantic Pictures|
|Picture format||16:9 HDTV|
|Original release||February 20 –|
April 10, 2017
- Afton Williamson as Nikki
- Wood Harris as Barry Fouray
- Tristan Wilds as DeeVee
- Antoine Harris as Ahm
- David Call as David
- Evan Handler as Juggy
- Melonie Diaz as Damita
- Marcus Callender as Scooby
- De'Adre Aziza as Tamika Grant
- Method Man as Darryl Van Putten Sr.
- Gloria Reuben as Mattie Taylor
- A-F-R-O as D-Rome
- Aaron J. Nelson as Bruce
- Sinqua Walls as Terrance "Lil' Ray" Baltimore
- Ali Ahn as Josie Cho
- Teyana Taylor as Imani X
- Kim Wayans as Ella
- Lela Rochon as Marie Jones
- Dave East as Hashim
- Hassan Johnson as Det. Anthony Purdell
- William Jackson Harper as Stephen Jenkins
- Russell Hornsby as Sampson King
- J. Bernard Calloway as Gordie Charlon
- Corey Allen as Benson
- Kandé Amadou as Tina
- Reginald L. Barnes as DJ X
- Philip Martin Reid as Scooter
- Omar Salmon as Brotha
- Jamar Greene as George Wilkinson
- Annalaina Marks as Rachel Greenbaum
- Michael McFadden as Eddie O'Laughlin
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||Prod.|
|1||"Hard to Handle"||Rashaad Ernesto Green||Seith Mann & John J. Strauss||February 20, 2017||101||1.21|
|2||"It's Just Begun"||Rashaad Ernesto Green||Jas Waters||February 27, 2017||102||1.10|
|3||"Blind Alley"||Alex Hall||Marcus J. Guillory||March 6, 2017||103||1.35|
|4||"Substitution"||Alex Hall||John J. Strauss||March 13, 2017||104||1.20|
|5||"Amen, Brother"||Neema Barnette||Monica Macer||March 20, 2017||105||1.06|
|6||"Runaway"||Neema Barnette||Monica Macer||March 27, 2017||106||1.13|
|7||"Under Pressure"||Seith Mann||Tanya Barfield||April 3, 2017||107||1.02|
|8||"N.T."||Seith Mann||Seith Mann||April 10, 2017||108||0.96|
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