Harlem Heights (TV series)

Harlem Heights was a BET reality show. It documented the lives of eight trendy African-American 20-somethings as they navigated through relationships and their professional lives. The series aired Mondays only on BET. Along with fellow reality series College Hill and Baldwin Hills, Harlem Heights was discontinued as BET shifted to scripted programs like The Game.

Harlem Heights
StarringAshlie Gray
Briana Bigham
Bridget Bland
Brooke Crittendon
Christian Grant-Fields
Jason Allen
Landon Dais
Pierre Downing
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of episodes10
Running time20-21 minutes (no commercials)
Original networkBET
Original releaseMarch 2 (2009-03-02) –
April 20, 2009 (2009-04-20)
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The following is a list of cast members.

  •   Main Cast Member
  •   Secondary Cast Member
Ashlie Gray (season 1) Actress, trying to earn respect.
Briana Bigham (season 1) Designer in the New York fashion industry 8 years, has a line of handbags called "B. Marie" www.bmariestyle.com. Bridget's cousin.
Bridget Bland (season 1) Gossip girl, cousin of Briana, Entertainment Writer and Law Student, graduate of Spelman College. Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority
Brooke Crittendon (season 1) MTV Producer, Ex-Girlfriend of Kanye West, getting her life back on track. Member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority
Christian Grant-Fields (season 1)Lifestyle Editor for Dime Magazine.
Jason Allen (season 1) Started non-profit organization for kids, turning his life around.
Landon Dais (season 1) Graduate of Morehouse College and a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity. Seeking a future in Harlem politics and is dedicated to his community. Landon is running for New York City Council (9th District Central Harlem / Morningside Heights). Landon's Web Site www.LandonDais.com. He is also an accomplished public speaker.
Pierre Downing (season 1) The 'pretty boy', college basketball player with tough background.
Ally (season 1) A common friend.


Season 1Edit

Season 1 of Harlem Heights consisted of 10 episodes which began on March 2, 2009 and concluded on April 20, 2009.

# Title Original airdate Production code
01"Harlem Heights"March 2, 2009 (2009-03-02)101
In the series premiere, the gang votes in the 2008 presidential election.
02"Carrying the Torch"March 2, 2009 (2009-03-02)102
The gang goes out to celebrate the election results. Meanwhile, Ashlie and Brooke catch up with friends while Christian and Pierre get into a bit of trouble.
03"Handling Their Business"March 9, 2009 (2009-03-09)103
Christian and Ashlie go out on a date and Jason attempts to start his nonprofit organization. Briana tries to further her career and elsewhere, Pierre and Brooke have dinner together.
04"Mind Games"March 16, 2009 (2009-03-16)104
Bridget goes to an African American theater fund raiser and afterwards asks a friend about her behavior. Pierre is still adjusting to life in the Heights and things are awkward between Ashlie and Christian when they go on a double date.
05"Partied Out"March 23, 2009 (2009-03-23)105
Pierre pays his family a visit in his old neighborhood, and Briana is nervous about her upcoming preview showcase. Meanwhile, Ashlie tries to evaluate her feelings for Christian although he's out partying with Brooke.
06"Choose a Side!"March 30, 2009 (2009-03-30)106
Controversy arises from a kiss between Brooke and Christian. Jason continues his work on starting his non-profit organization. Brooke finds herself having a pair of heated confrontations at an open-mike event.
07"Complicating Matters"April 7, 2009 (2009-04-07)107
Brooke and Ashlie address their conflict; Christian deals with his feelings for Brooke; Pierre has a confrontation at a dinner party; and Ashlie prepares to set the record straight with Landon.
08"Big Plans"April 14, 2009 (2009-04-14)108
Brooke is offended by a comment from Landon; Pierre and Bridget grow closer; Landon plans for the future; and Kelli C. interrupts a big moment between Christian and Brooke.
09"Good Deeds"April 20, 2009 (2009-04-20)109
While awaiting a commitment from Brooke, Christian plays the field. Elsewhere, the girls come together for a PSA; Bridget's birthday party finds Christian getting in trouble; and Brianna finds herself stressed out by an upcoming fashion show.
10"Politicking"April 20, 2009 (2009-04-20)110
The season 1 finale finds the launch of Briana's bag. Elsewhere, Jason continues promoting his non-profit organization; Ashlie heads to LA to meet up with an established acting coach; Landon seeks his father's approval; and Brooke makes a decision regarding Christian.


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