About the TV Show
philadelphia, pennsylvania religion church sitcom
First Air Date: September 27, 1986
|First Aired on||:||1986|
|Created By||:||Ed. Weinberger|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||110 episodes in 5 Seasons|
Amen is an American television sitcom produced by Carson Productions that ran from September 27, 1986 to May 11, 1991 on NBC. 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 which featured entirely or almost-entirely black casts. Others included The Cosby Show, A Different World, and 227.