The Best Episodes Directed by Tanya Hamilton
#2 - Guilt, Viral Videos, and Ass Whuppings
The Chi Season 2 - Episode 9
Brandon and Emmett hatch a plan. Emmett starts his new job. Ronnie deals with the consequences of his actions. Kevin gets into hot water with his mom. Detectives Toussaint and Cruz make an exciting discovery.
#3 - Il Canto de Malavita
Godfather of Harlem Season 1 - Episode 6
Elijah Muhammed tours Malcolm X's mosque where he meets Elise and asks her to spy on Malcolm. Chin finds out Teddy is alive, leaving Ernie Nunzi to correct his mistake. Esther James sues Adam Clayton Powell Jr. for slander.
#6 - The More You Make
Snowfall Season 3 - Episode 2
Faced with mounting problems on the street, Franklin pivots his business model. Andre investigates a murder connected to Franklin's family. Teddy uses Gustavo to help broker a new deal in Mexico, then receives a surprise visitor upon returning home.
#7 - Nobody Has to Get Hurt
The Deuce Season 2 - Episode 8
Rudy and Matty the Horse buy Lori away from C.C., who has a back-end agenda. Abby, Dave and Loretta warn Ashley about the dangers of her aggressive activism. Goldman shares his plans for cleaning up the Deuce with Alston. Larry Brown is reunited with a girl from his past. Vincent turns to his father for relationship advice. Candy puts the finishing touches on Red Hot in advance of its premiere.
#8 - End of War
Berlin Station Season 3 - Episode 9
A powerful figure’s fall from grace makes way for his ruthless successor to take the reins Estonia, where a cyberattack has blacked out the entire country in advance of the ground invasion. In turn, all of Berlin Station must try to take him down.
#11 - The Next Time I Hurt Somebody, It Could Be You
The Vampire Diaries Season 8 - Episode 7
Faced with the fallout from his interaction with Cade, Stefan is determined to have one thing go right – Christmas Eve with Caroline. However, when Damon and Sybil crash their Christmas Eve dinner, which had been joined by Alaric, Matt and Peter, things quickly take a dark and twisted turn. Meanwhile, in a series of flashbacks to Stefan’s past, Cade’s attempt to entice him with his mysterious agenda leaves Stefan faced with an unimaginable decision.
#12 - That What Follows
Seven Seconds Season 1 - Episode 4
Latrice attempts to conjure a memory. KJ visits her father. Fish plays hardball with a witness. Pete contemplates the cost of his morals.
#13 - The Book of Revelation
Black Lightning Season 1 - Episode 8
Black Lightning works with Anissa to help find information to clear Black Lightning’s name. Jennifer begins interning for Lynn. Meanwhile, Gambi finds himself in a precarious situation.
#14 - Episode 5
American Crime Season 3 - Episode 5
Consequences of forced labor continue to roil, as Shae contemplates having another abortion while Dustin introduces her to the world of online sex work. Jeanette makes a decision that results in a disheartening situation, as she struggles to accept the value of her self-worth. Meanwhile, Kimara tries to help another troubled girl while Nicholas and Clair’s troubles worsen, and Gabriella experiences an unsettling incident that makes her realize her new life isn’t exactly what she hoped it would be.
#15 - Normal Is a Lie
The Deuce Season 3 - Episode 3
Abby befriends a graffiti artist named Pilar and takes a surprising trip downtown. Candy sets a firm line with Hank when it comes to money. As Todd’s health worsens, he reexamines his priorities and asks for Paul’s support. Melissa is forced to face her past. Alston explores different strategies for getting a shady SRO owner to sell. Bobby pays Joey a visit on Wall Street as Joey’s latest money-making scheme grows bigger. Tensions rise between Frankie and Rudy as a buyer complains about Frankie’s product.
#16 - Some Like It Not
Famous in Love Season 1 - Episode 5
Jordan and Tangey renew their relationship in secret; Rainer surprises everyone when he throws Paige a surprise birthday party, but things don't turn out as expected when Jake arrives late.