“The show’s vision of Los Angeles, established in the pilot by director and executive producer Justin Tipping, is crisp and sun-bleached; shots often slow down pivotal or particularly picturesque moments so Hattie can better drink them in. In these stylized moments, “Twenties” feels something like a more self-aware “La La Land.”

— Variety

“The playful, immediately winsome BET comedy (which shares its title with Waithe’s 2013 webseries) is a dishy showbiz tale that’s eager to reveal some ugly truths about an outwardly glamorous business.”

— The Hollywood Reporter