The First Family is an American sitcom created by Byron Allen and produced by Allen's production company Entertainment Studios which follows the life of the second African-American and 45th overall president and his family as they make a home for themselves in the White House.
The series premiered in the USA in syndication on 22 September, 2012.
The First Family premiered in South Africa on SABC1 on Friday 15 March 2013, at 19h00. The show went on hiatus after 25 episodes had aired, on 30 August 2013. New episodes broadcast weekly. There are 104 half-hour episodes in the first season.
The First Family is about an African-American family that resides in the White House.
The series centres on William Johnson (Christopher B. Duncan), who attempts to balance his family life with his wife Katherine (Kellita Smith) and their two sons and two daughters as they adjust to living in the White House, while maintaining his duties as the second African-American and 45th overall President of the United States.
William, in turn, also has to deal with other family members, including his boisterous sister-in-law Pauletta (Jackée Harry) and William's own father Alvin (John Witherspoon), who despite his constant bickering with Pauletta, will sometimes partner together with her for various schemes.
The series is produced by Entertainment Studios.