South Central was a Fox series that focused on the life of Joan Mosley as she raised her three children following the death of her oldest son Marcus. The series was a hit with critics and had a small following however Fox axed the series. One of the downfall of the series was Larenz Tate, who had just filmed Menace to Society. Many thought his character of Andre would be like Old Dawg from Menace to Society. Andre was not and many tuned the series out.
This series would feature many people that would alter make the series-Living Single, Moesha and Half & Half. It was also the first series of Jennifer Lopez as an actress.