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255 Ratings


United States, 2016
TV Series, Comedy, Drama


Follows two cousins with different views on art versus commerce on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene. Earnest “Earn” Marks is an ambitious college drop-out who suddenly becomes a star.

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Awards & Festivals

Directors Guild of America

2019 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series

Writers Guild of America

2019 | Nominee: Comedy Series

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2019 | Nominee: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

Golden Globes (USA)

2019 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy

With “Atlanta’s” second season, Glover and crew are examining a very different life of crime from “The Sopranos” or “Breaking Bad” or “The Wire”; it shows us how easily “wrongdoing” slips under our skin and becomes a part of us. Few other shows are so capably transporting — not to a time or a city but a way of being, a way of living, that is only now being translated to screen.
February 28, 2018
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Atlanta’s surge in confidence brings to mind Louie, which evolved from a brilliant sketch-like show to a series of loose, surreal interludes that bridged the gap between television, cinema, stand-up comedy, and social media. . . . The series resembles an American film, with hues that wouldn’t look out place in a production shot by Sean Williams Price, and with an understanding of silence that’s as musical in its way as Paper Boi’s beats.
February 26, 2018
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Few shows are as good at building to dizzying heights of weirdness without clueing you in that anything out of the ordinary is happening. Fewer still have such an astute grasp of how mobile devices and internet connections have allowed everyone of every social class, race, and ethnicity to compulsively document their lives.
February 16, 2018
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