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  • TV-PG
  • 2003
  • 3 Seasons
  • 6.4  (1,271)

Eve is a sitcom television series that aired from 2003 to 2006 on UPN. The show starred rapper Eve Jeffers Cooper, who played the role of Shelly Williams, a fashion designer based in Miami. The series follows the lives of Shelly and her three friends, Rita (Ali Landry Monteverde), J.T. (Jason George), and Janie (Natalie Desselle Reid).

Shelly is the lead character in the show, and she is portrayed as a strong, confident, and independent woman. She is passionate about her work as a fashion designer, and she often uses her creations to make bold statements about social issues like gender and race.

J.T. is Shelly’s best friend and confidant. He works as a personal trainer and is always ready to offer his support and advice to Shelly. The two share a close bond, and their friendship often serves as a model for healthy and supportive relationships.

Rita is another one of Shelly’s closest friends. She runs a local hair salon and is often the voice of reason when Shelly needs guidance. Rita is known for her strong personality and her willingness to stand up for what she believes in.

The final member of Shelly’s group is Janie, a receptionist at Shelly’s fashion design company. Janie is portrayed as a bubbly, vivacious character who adds a lighthearted energy to the show. While she is not always as serious as the other characters, Janie’s loyalty to her friends is unwavering.

The show depicts the everyday challenges and triumphs of these four characters as they navigate personal and professional relationships. Throughout the series, Shelly faces various obstacles in her business and personal life, and the show explores how she overcomes them and grows as a person.

One of the show’s main themes is female empowerment. Shelly, Rita, and Janie are all strong, independent women who are not afraid to speak their minds and assert themselves in male-dominated industries. Eve’s portrayal of Shelly helps to break down stereotypes about women in business and highlights the importance of diversity and inclusion.

Another central theme of the show is friendship. Shelly’s relationships with J.T., Rita, and Janie are a central part of the show’s narrative. These characters rely on each other for support and guidance and show viewers the importance of having a solid support system.

The show also explores various other topics such as race, gender, and sexuality. For instance, the show’s portrayal of Shelly’s interracial relationship with J.T. addresses issues of race and how they can affect romantic relationships. Additionally, the show’s portrayal of Janie’s relationship with her girlfriend offers a positive representation of LGBTQ+ characters on television.

Overall, Eve offers a fresh and fun take on the sitcom genre. The show’s focus on female empowerment and diversity makes it a standout from other sitcoms of the time. Eve Jeffers Cooper’s portrayal of Shelly is dynamic and nuanced, and the supporting cast offers a strong foundation for the show’s storylines. If you are looking for a show that is funny, heartwarming, and socially conscious, then Eve is definitely worth a watch.

Eve is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (66 episodes). The series first aired on September 15, 2003.

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Daughter Don't Preach
22. Daughter Don't Preach
May 11, 2006
Shelly's mother Beverly finally admits to Yusef, Shelly's father, that she is carrying his child, and Shelly questions Yusef's ability to be a father again. Meanwhile, Janie finds out that Rita is having Botox parties after hours at DivsStyle. Nick is caught in a love triangle when Lynn tries to break it off with her husband, Jamal
Daddy's Home
21. Daddy's Home
May 4, 2006
Shelly is surprised when her estranged father Yusef shows up after being absent for years, and she is even more shocked when her mother encourages her to give him a second chance. A curious Janie finds a large amount of money in Rita's purse, and decides to find out where she got it.
Donovan on the Brink
20. Donovan on the Brink
April 27, 2006
Everyone finds out that Donovan was a pop star in England when a rapper asks his permission to sample one of his hits; then Shelly tries to impress the man with her raps. Rita and Janie's attempt to write a romance novel has a hot conclusion
19. Girlfriends
April 20, 2006
Shelly and Janie cajole Rita to pretend she wants to get back together with Brenda after learning she's the buyer for a department store where they hope to display their clothing line. Donovan enlists Nick's help to win the money he lost in an expensive bet with J.T., by playing poker
Seperate, But Unequal
18. Seperate, But Unequal
April 13, 2006
Nick finally finds a woman he wants to date exclusively, only to have her tell him she's married. Meanwhile, Shelly discovers that Rita thinks her apartment is haunted.
To Sir, With Mom
17. To Sir, With Mom
March 23, 2006
When J.T. fails an exam because of a stupid mistake, his overbearing mother tries to persuade the professor to give J.T. a retest; and Marty considers becoming a professional bowler. Shelly tries to help Rita set up her new apartment.
Rules of Engagement
16. Rules of Engagement
March 2, 2006
Shelley thinks she can be friends with her ex-boyfriend Grant, but her theory is tested when he announces he's engaged during a lunch date, and he wants her to meet his fiance. Rita moves into her new loft. Nick and J.T. become buds with a youngster through a local Big Buddies program.
Oh Brother
15. Oh Brother
February 16, 2006
Shelly finds out that Janie's baby brother Paul still has a crush on her after all this time, but she doesn't know how to handle the situation now that Paul is an adult. Nick embarrasses the gang at Janie's church when he accidentally drops a $100 bill in the collection plate and then attempts to either get it back or at least, get his change
Mo' Money Mo' Problems
14. Mo' Money Mo' Problems
February 9, 2006
The success of DivaStyle brings big bonus checks to the ladies, but also brings big problems for Shelly when she goes on a wild shopping spree. Janie learns her husband wants to quit his job. J.T. turns to Nick for a money loan to cover his medical school expenses.
Diva Day Care
13. Diva Day Care
February 2, 2006
Shelly believes she's unfit to ever be a mother when Janie brings her cousin's infant to DivaStyle and Shelly drops the child. Meanwhile, Nick plays for an all-gay basketball team, but hurts his teammates with his insensitivity.
Banishing Acts
12. Banishing Acts
January 19, 2006
J.T.'s new girlfriend Rochelle is threatened by his former relationship with Shelly and his friends, so she demands that J.T. choose between her and his friends. Janie decides to change her outlook and attitude when one of the waitresses mistakes her for Shelly's mother
All About Eve
11. All About Eve
December 15, 2005
While spending Christmas at her mother's, Shelly wants to deck more than the halls when one of her mom's students, who's also staying there, replaces Shelly as the center of attention. J.T., Donovan and Nick decide to watch football instead of celebrating the holidays, but soon they come to a conclusion how much they miss the tradition
Marty in the Middle
10. Marty in the Middle
November 24, 2005
Janie overhears Marty's flattering comments about Shelly and becomes convinced he still has an interest in her. She then accuses Shelly of trying to steal her man. Meanwhile, J.T. ignores his studies to go out partying with Donovan, and he pays the price
Brit, Better Have My Money
9. Brit, Better Have My Money
November 17, 2005
Rita hires a firm to produce DivaStyle's new line, but the women get unwanted press when it comes out the company is a sweatshop. Donovan convinces Nick and J.T. to help him sell make-up.
Janie, Shut Up!
8. Janie, Shut Up!
November 10, 2005
Janie spills some of the gang's secrets on a live radio show with Tom Joyner, affecting the budding relationship between Rita and Nick. Meanwhile, Shelly is in hot water with J.T.
Model Behavior
7. Model Behavior
November 3, 2005
Shelly and Janie select a hot young model to represent the new DivaStyle line, and discover that Rita is modeling for a rival brand. Meanwhile, Nick is tempted by J.T.'s study partner.
Break Up to Make-Up
6. Break Up to Make-Up
October 27, 2005
Rita wants to be the face of DivaStyle, but Shelly and Janie oppose the idea, so Rita threatens to leave their partnership. Meanwhile, Donovan gets Nick hooked on makeup for men
The Price of Friendship
5. The Price of Friendship
October 20, 2005
A severe storm makes the gang confront issues concerning greed and faith: Shelly squabbles with Janie over her lottery winnings, while Nick has a religious experience.
THe Lyin'  The Witch and the Wardrobe
4. THe Lyin' The Witch and the Wardrobe
October 13, 2005
A night of grazing on junk food leads the gang to realize they can each stand to lose some weight, but Shelly cheats on her diet, and crosses the line when she can't fit into her clothes. Also, the diet agreement is put in danger when Janie enlists the gang to help her prepare for her church bake sale.
Three Divas, No Style
3. Three Divas, No Style
October 6, 2005
Rita and Janie, realizing that Shelly ignores their creative input in DivaStyle, decide to start their own line of items, which causes a fierce competition between the women. J.T. realizes medical school isn't as easy as he thought it would be. Nick regrets dating a co-worker.
Shelly And....
2. Shelly And....
September 29, 2005
An excited Shelly starts planning her wedding to J.T., but an unexpected visit from her mother might make her rethink the decision she made. Meanwhile, J.T. gets accepted to medical school. Donovan finds a way to stay in the U.S. as a legal citizen
How Will I Know
1. How Will I Know
September 22, 2005
Shelly has to decide between two marriage proposals, by J.T. and Grant. Donovan, who skipped his flight back to England, is now living as an illegal citizen and he has to decide what to do with his life.
Where to Watch Eve
Eve is available for streaming on the UPN website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Eve on demand at Apple TV and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 15, 2003
  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (1,271)