All-black cast for ‘Golden Girls’ charity performance

Popular 1980s sitcom The Golden Girls will be making a short return, but this time around the cast will be all black.

Another difference is that it will be for one night only, and it is being done as a performance for charity.

Regina King will be part of the special Golden Girls performance. (Photo:

The special Golden Girls episode will be a re-imagining of the comedy series. It will include actresses Alfre Woodard, Tracee Ellis Ross, Sanaa Lathan, and Regina King. It will be aired on Tuesday, September 8, at 9 p.m. EST for a Zoom Where It Happened virtual watch party.

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“In an effort to further engage our community and drive change, all you need to do to enjoy this evening is sign up to receive messages about how you can make a change during this election!,” the sign up page for the event reads. “This event is in partnership with Zoom, and the first episode is spotlighting and supporting Color of Change – the nation’s largest online racial justice organization.”

The Golden Girls is a popular comedy series that ran between 1985 and 1992 on NBC. It is based on a group of elderly women who lived together in Miami.