OTV Originals

  • Brown Girls

    1 season

    Brown Girls is an intimate story of the friendship between two women of color. While Leila and Patricia come from completely different backgrounds, their friendship is ultimately what they lean on to get through the messiness of their mid-twenties.

  • The Right Swipe

    1 season

    When best friends India and Margo team up to start the Right Swipe, a business fixing men’s dating profiles, they have only three rules:

    One: They must use their powers for good. Two: They charge on a sliding scale. Three: They can’t sleep with their clients. Or date them. Or flirt with them.

    U...

  • Kissing Walls

    2 seasons

    Kissing Walls is a romantic comedy that follows two friends as they struggle to build their careers while simultaneously navigating the ever-evolving and often complicated “new rules” of 21st century dating as queer men of color.

  • VELVET
    1 season

    VELVET

    1 season

    When Demetra, a competitive professional, is forced to reevaluate her social life, she strikes up a friendship with Cymone, her seemingly much cooler coworker. As their worlds collide to form a brand new #squad, these five young Chicagoans begin to reevaluate their own identities as well as their...

  • Starving Artists

    1 season

    Chicago comedy duo Aasia and Dewayne go to extravagant lengths to reach their goals of international stardom and complete world domination. A show about being young, gifted, and black in a world that praises straight, white, and wack.

  • Craft Service

    1 season

    Welcome to Craft Service.

    A talk show experience that shares recipes for nourishment, recipes for success, spells, and stories

    I believe that with imagination, play, and application, we can create the world that we want to see.

    If you believe this too this is the show for you!

    If you don't b...

  • Good Enough

    2 seasons

    Attempting to hold their family together, the YGQ learns how to love and accept themselves as they navigate secret hook-ups, mental-crises and a series of scandalous shenanigans. But as the tight-knit clique attempts to heal from previous traumas they must collectively face the consequences that ...

  • SEEDS
    1 season

    SEEDS

    1 season

    Centered around the friendship of four college-aged girls, Seeds is a bold and dynamic narrative that explores the conversations between them through a hilariously authentic lens.

  • Yogma
    2 seasons

    Yogma

    2 seasons

    Karla, is a young smart yoga instructor with dreams of becoming a celebrity in the culture. Her starry eyes and optimism are met with conflict, confusion, and trouble in her rise to the top. She and her best friend Pasqual devise a plan for becoming the hottest thing on the yoga scene when they l...

  • Damaged Goods

    1 season

    Barely surviving the city of Chicago, Damaged Goods centers around four messy young adults will experience a complete loss of self-identity, which propels them onto a path of uncertainty.

  • Just Call Me Ripley

    1 season

    Just Call Me Ripley is a coming out story where nobody cries! This comedic web series centers on ripley who’s group of diverse, queer, wacky friends will support her no matter what she decides about her sexuality - but that doesn’t always make things easier... (Ok maybe there’s a little crying).

  • Full Out
    1 season

    Full Out

    1 season

    A story of ambition, manipulation, betrayal, and self-discovery, Full Out follows a closeted dancer as she struggles to regain her glory following a devastating injury.

  • The Haven
    1 season

    The Haven

    1 season

    The under-paid staff of a domestic violence shelter grapples with the messiness of their personal lives while trying to help their clients embark on abuse-free futures. A houseful of traumatized and temporarily homeless women—each with their own specific emotional baggage—means nearly constant ch...

  • Choose Me: An Abortion Story

    1 season

    A Chicago-based web series about a single, non-monogamous, queer woman who does not want to be a mother.

  • Geeta's Guide to Moving On

    1 season

    "Loss is inevitable. People die, relationships die. And grief is the gift that keeps on giving.” That’s what 30-year-old Geeta Gidwani learns at her first Divorce Support group meeting. This might make sense to her—except she isn’t divorced. Her Indian parents drag her to the group therapy sessio...

  • Darling Shear

    1 season

    Darling Shear, is a 14 episode docu series by Diana Quiñones Rivera, that follows Darling Shear as she choreographs a piece for 6 dancers rooted in the tradition of Hollywood musicals. Through rehearsals, everyday life, and performances, Darling Shear presents a hilarious perspective to the world...

  • Been T/Here

    1 season

    How do trans* people of color thrive? Join Chicagoans on their journey to find love, creativity, and healing in BeenT/Here. America may be discovering trans* people, but they've been here all along. Peel back the hype to share genuine moments with a nerdy immigrant, a kinky organizer, a catholic ...

  • You're So Talented

    2 seasons

    You're So Talented is a series following Bea, an out of work Chicago actor, as she navigates her twenties and all of its inevitable dramas.

  • Night Night

    1 season

    A recovering alcoholic gets blackmailed into contract killing to save his family from scandal, shaking his hold over his sobriety and his life in general.

  • Nupita Obama Creates Vogua

    1 season

    #OpenTVPresents: NUPITA OBAMA CREATES VOGUA, the first of a series of pilots about artists exploring alternative relationships.

  • F*ck Stan
    1 season

    F*ck Stan

    1 season

    What happens when you try to f*ck with a f*ckboi? Follow three women as they find out their target is much more than originally thought.

  • Freaky Phyllis

    1 season

    Freaky Phyllis is a 4- part comedy web series that follows the life of an elderly widow who feels like she hasn't truly lived and begins to go out, party and date!

  • Futurewomen

    2 seasons

    Futurewomen documents women of color creating, through dialogues, story circles and performance workshops, a collective heroine who must adapt to oppressive environs and circumstances.

    It combines the drama of artistic creation, representations of original artwork, and alternate reality game (A...

  • Bronx Cunt Tour

    1 season

    Emerging Artists Nic Kay takes solo performance #LILBLK on the road in the Bronx cunt tour.