It’s only January and 2014 has already proven to be a major year in the world of Black web series. “Dear White People” wowed audiences at the Sundance Festival this week, and now, Black & Sexy TV’s “The Couple” is headed to HBO.

According to reports, the popular Web series, created by Jeanine Daniels and Dennis Dortch, recently landed a TV development deal with the powerhouse cable network. Rumor is filmmaker Spike Lee also signed on as executive producer of the new venture.

Star Numa Perrier described this oppuritny as a dream come true. “Our vision is to become a household name with a full slate of original programming,” the actress told the Washington Post. “Select TV partnerships with companies we respect and understand us creatively are one of the pieces to building that.”

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