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Mama Flora's Family

Mama Flora's Family

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, November 08, 1998 14.3 22 1
Tuesday, November 10, 1998 12.5 20 1
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  • Season: 1998-99
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Miniseries
  • Subject Matter: Black Story, Period Piece, Family Drama
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the novel by Alex Haley and David Stevens. In 1912, a young black girl runs away from home and for the next 70 years faces hardship and discrimination. After her husband is murdered she labors as a maid in order to keep her family together. Her two very different sons struggle to come to terms with their mother's fierce love and a militant granddaughter learns valuable life lessons from the formidable matriarch.


Production Company:

  • Avnet/Kerner
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