Tubi, FOX Entertainment’s free streaming service, will honor Black History Month with a celebration of stories, voices and triumphs, featuring thousands of hours of Black film and television. To anchor this month-long tribute, the service will debut two all-new Tubi Originals: musical drama Howard High, directed by Christopher B. Stokes (“You Got Served”), premiering Friday, February 4; and Pass The Mic, a two-hour Tubi Original documentary spotlighting the careers of Lil Nas X, Lizzo and Kendrick Lamar, debuting Wednesday, February 16. And starting Wednesday, February 2, Tubi will be the only place where viewers can stream the entire first season of FOX’s Our Kind of People for free.
In addition to Howard High and Pass The Mic, more than 1,400 Black Cinema titles will be available on Tubi throughout Black History Month, including the award-winning documentary I Am Not Your Negro; Sorry to Bother You, starring LaKeith Stanfield; Bessie, featuring Queen Latifah, Michael K. Williams, Mo’Nique and more; The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks; and The Jacksons: An American Dream; as well as Tubi Originals Twisted House Sitter, Most Wanted Santa and Girls Getaway Gone Wrong.
“As home to the largest free collection of Black Cinema, Tubi is dedicated to empowering and elevating Black voices and stories year-round,” said Adam Lewinson, Chief Content Officer, Tubi. “We’re honored to celebrate Black History Month with a super-charged offering of premium programming, including two exciting new Tubi Originals — the high-energy musical drama Howard High and the inspiring documentary Pass The Mic.”
Premiering February 4, Howard High follows a high school musical group that must compete against a rival school in order to save their arts program, while also battling issues from the inside. Based on the 2020 hit TV mini-series, which will be available on Tubi during Black History Month, Howard High is an entertaining and fun-loving film that also sheds light on the challenges students and school arts programs face in underfunded neighborhoods. In…