Girlfriends returns for its historic eighth year providing an open, honest exploration of the hot-button issues about family, friends, relationships and life facing women today. With fearlessness and sincerity, the show takes on universal issues that interest all women. Whether it's learning to date after divorce or balancing friendships and a new marriage, Girlfriends treats them all with tenderness, care and respect.
The series shares third place all time among African American comedies with The Cosby Show/Different Strokes (8 years). It only trails The Jeffersons (10 years) and Family Matters (9 Years).