What is The Upshaws about?

THE UPSHAWS (L to R) KHALI SPRAGGINS as AALIYAH, JERMELLE SIMON as BERNARD, JOURNEY CHRISTINE as MAYA, KIM FIELDS as REGINA and MIKE EPPS as BENNIE in episode 104 of THE UPSHAWS Cr. LARA SOLANKI/NETFLIX © 2021
THE UPSHAWS (L to R) KHALI SPRAGGINS as AALIYAH, JERMELLE SIMON as BERNARD, JOURNEY CHRISTINE as MAYA, KIM FIELDS as REGINA and MIKE EPPS as BENNIE in episode 104 of THE UPSHAWS Cr. LARA SOLANKI/NETFLIX © 2021 /
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As May 2021 quickly approaches, Netflix is releasing tons of new shows and movies to start the month off with a proper bang. From thriller series like The Sons of Sam to the long-awaited continuation of the animated series Castlevania, the streaming giant is pulling out all the stops.

Among these titles is a couple of feel-good original series like The Upshaws. You’re definitely going to want to grab some popcorn for a family watch party. The series premieres on Netflix on May 12, 2021.

Check out everything you need to know about The Upshaws and much more down below.

What is The Upshaws about?

The Upshaws is about a blended family full of different personalities and different light-hearted struggles.

Trying to avoid mistakes of the past, the family’s patriarch steps up to the plate by becoming a better husband and father to his beautiful family. There may be a couple of bumps and bruises along the way, but this dad and his family will overcome them all.

More on the official synopsis for The Upshaws down below, via Netflix:

"A working-class Black family in Indiana strives for a better life and a happy home with juggling everyday struggles in this comedy series."

The Indiana-based family consists of Journey Christine as Maya Upshaw, Michael Estime as Tony, Jermelle Simon as Bernard Jr., Kim Fields as Regina, Diamond Lyons as Kelvin Mike Epps as Bennie, and American comedian Wanda Sykes as Lucretia.

You can check out Sykes and the rest of The Upshaws cast in the official trailer for the series down below:

The trailer is already making us chuckle and we know that there is definitely much more laughter to come.

The Upshaws’ first season will have a total of ten episodes of pure comedy for you to enjoy and will officially release May 12, only on Netflix.

Will you be watching The Upshaws? Feel free to let us know in the comments below!

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