Jason Smith stands out on BET’s reality show “Harlem Heights” as the lone Harlem native and parent. Seeing him interact with his daughter brings us joy and reminds us of other on-screen dads we’ve enjoyed seeing over the years.
CJ and his kids deal with life’s challenges after they move in with CJ’s uncle and aunt after their house burns down on “House of Payne.”
Bundle of Joy
On “Kevin Hill,” the title character, played by Taye Diggs, unexpectedly becomes a single dad when his cousin passes away and leaves Hill with custody of his 10-month-old baby.
And Baby Makes Two
Kevin juggles life as a lawyer and playboy before little Sarah comes along and changes things.
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Me and You
Breanna Barnes, played by Kyla Pratt, and dad Flex Washington, played by Flex Alexander, highlight the experiences between a dad and daughter on the hit show “One on One.” The teen decides to stay with her dad when mom moves out of the country.
Let's Get Personal
Flex’s easygoing manner made Breanna comfortable to discuss tough topics with her dad, everything from bras to boyfriends.
Harvey in the House
On “Me and the Boys,” Steve Harvey played Steve Tower, a widowed father of three sons.
On “ER” Eriq La Salle played Dr. Peter Benton, a sexy doctor and concerned parent for his son.