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.[1][2] On April 27, 2017, the series was renewed for a second season that would air on BET.[3] However, on November 20, 2017, BET announced that the renewal was scrapped and the series was canceled.[4]

The Breaks
The Breaks.png
Created byDan Charnas
Seith Mann
StarringAfton Williamson
Wood Harris
Tristan Wilds
Antoine Harris
David Call
Evan Handler
Melonie Diaz
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)Seith Mann
Darren Goldberg
Dan Charnas
John J. Strauss
Bill Flanagan
Maggie Malina
Chris McCarthy
Amy Doyle
Running time42 minutes
Production company(s)Atlantic Pictures
VH1 Productions
Original networkVH1
Picture format16:9 HDTV
Original releaseFebruary 20 (2017-02-20) –
April 10, 2017 (2017-04-10)
External links



No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
US viewers
1"Hard to Handle"Rashaad Ernesto GreenSeith Mann & John J. StraussFebruary 20, 2017 (2017-02-20)1011.21[5]
2"It's Just Begun"Rashaad Ernesto GreenJas WatersFebruary 27, 2017 (2017-02-27)1021.10[6]
3"Blind Alley"Alex HallMarcus J. GuilloryMarch 6, 2017 (2017-03-06)1031.35[7]
4"Substitution"Alex HallJohn J. StraussMarch 13, 2017 (2017-03-13)1041.20[8]
5"Amen, Brother"Neema BarnetteMonica MacerMarch 20, 2017 (2017-03-20)1051.06[9]
6"Runaway"Neema BarnetteMonica MacerMarch 27, 2017 (2017-03-27)1061.13[10]
7"Under Pressure"Seith MannTanya BarfieldApril 3, 2017 (2017-04-03)1071.02[11]
8"N.T."Seith MannSeith MannApril 10, 2017 (2017-04-10)1080.96[12]


  1. ^ Petski, Denise (February 16, 2016). "Hip-Hop Drama 'The Breaks' Picked Up To Series By VH1". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 7, 2017.
  2. ^ Lawrence, Derek (February 13, 2017). "The Breaks on VH1: Watch the first five minutes". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved March 7, 2017.
  3. ^ "BET Adds VH1's 'The Breaks,' 'Hit the Floor'; Kevin Hart, 50 Cent, Steve Harvey Shows". The Hollywood Reporter. April 27, 2017. Retrieved May 3, 2017.
  4. ^ "BET Scraps Plans for 'The Breaks' Season 2 (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. November 20, 2017. Retrieved November 21, 2017.
  5. ^ Welch, Alex (2017-02-22). "Monday cable ratings: 'WWE Monday Night Raw' holds steady, 'Bates Motel' premieres low". Tvbythenumbers. Retrieved 2017-02-25.
  6. ^ Welch, Alex (2017-02-28). "Monday cable ratings: 'Bates Motel' and 'WWE Raw' tick down". Tvbythenumbers. Retrieved 2017-03-04.
  7. ^ Welch, Alex (2017-03-07). "Monday cable ratings: 'Bates Motel' ticks up, 'Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta' premieres on top". Tvbythenumbers. Retrieved 2017-03-12.
  8. ^ Welch, Alex (2017-03-16). "Monday cable ratings: 'Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta' and 'Bates Motel' dip". Tvbythenumbers. Retrieved 2017-03-20.
  9. ^ Welch, Alex (2017-03-21). "Monday cable ratings: 'Bates Motel' ticks up, 'WWE Raw' stays strong". Tvbythenumbers. Retrieved 2017-03-27.
  10. ^ Welch, Alex (2017-03-28). "Monday cable ratings: 'Street Outlaws' ticks up, 'Bates Motel' holds steady". Tvbythenumbers. Retrieved 2017-03-31.
  11. ^ Welch, Alex (2017-04-04). "Monday cable ratings: 'WWE Raw' leads, 'Love & Hip Hop' dips". Tvbythenumbers. Retrieved 2017-04-08.
  12. ^ Welch, Alex (2017-04-11). "Monday cable ratings: 'Better Call Saul' premieres low, 'Love & Hip Hop' ticks up". Tvbythenumbers. Retrieved 2017-04-16.

External linksEdit