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‘Girlfriends’ Cast Set to Reunite for ‘black-Ish’ Episode Next Month

'Girlfriends' Cast Set to Reunite for 'Black-Ish' Episode Next Month

Over a decade after Girlfriends ended, the cast is reuniting again for an upcoming episode of Black-ish. Tracee Ellis Ross made the announcement on Instagram that her comadres will be joining her for a feminist episode of the sitcom on October 8th. “My giiiiirlfriends are guest starring on #blackish tuesday, october 8! we haven’t all […]

ABC Formally Announces ‘Mixed-ish’ as Second ‘Black-ish’ Spinoff

ABC is really reinvesting in Black-ish. The network announced recently, that in addition to renewing the hit show for a sixth season, it is also officially going ahead with a spin-off focusing on the younger years of Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross). News of the possible prequel was first reported in February, but ABC has now confirmed that Mixed-ish has a […]

Tracee Ellis Ross’ ‘Black-Ish’ Character May Be Getting A Spin Off

Tracee Ellis Ross’ Black-ish character Rainbow (Bow) Johnson may be getting a spin-off very soon. According to Deadline, the current fifth season of Black-ish will include a Rainbow-centric episode. The episode, which is already casting to film in March, will feature flashbacks to a teen version of Tracee Ellis Ross character of Rainbow. This episode could become […]

Marsai Martin Inks First Look Deal With Universal

Marsai Martin Inks First Look Deal With Universal

Marsai Martin is only 14 years old but she’s making boss moves! The Black-ish star and her Genius Productions company signed a first-look deal with Universal Pictures. She already has an upcoming comedy film under the deal titled, Step Monster, which she also stars in. Martin will also serve as a writer for scripted projects […]

Pharrell Williams & Kenya Barris Collab On Juneteenth Musical

Pharrell Williams & Kenya Barris Collab On Juneteenth Musical

Pharrell Williams and Kenya Barris are teaming up for a stage musical in honor of Juneteenth, the holiday that commemorates the end of slavery. The idea stemmed from a Black-ish episode back in 2017 where The Roots gave viewers a history lesson on slavery. Although the storyline details are scarce, it is confirmed that Barris will […]

Tracee Ellis Ross on Shelved ‘Black-ish’ Episode: ‘I find it frightening’

In a recent episode of Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter, Tracee Ellis Ross broached her position with the shelved episode of Black-ish titled “Please, Baby, Please.” According to Ross, she simply does not have the answers as to exactly why the episode was shelved. During the roundtable discussion, the charming actress admits that the […]

‘Black-Ish’ Kenya Barris Ready to Quit ABC After Roseanne’s Racist Tweet

'Black-Ish' Kenya Barris Ready To Quit ABC After Roseanne's Racist Tweet

It’s old news when it comes to Roseanne’s racist tweets about former Obama aide, Valerie Jarrett. Although it’s been dealt with and Roseanne has been canceled, emotions are still strong regarding the situation. It’s simply not tolerable in any way, shape or form. Black-ish creator, Kenya Barris, was prepared to leave ABC if they didn’t […]

Black-ish Creator Kenya Barris Is Looking To Leave ABC And Join Netflix

In life, you never forget when someone or a company does you wrong. When ABC sacked a Black-ish episode surrounding the Colin Kaepernick‘s NFL protests, it created a riff in what was a prosperous and groundbreaking relationship between the major TV network, the show and African-American storyteller Kenya Barris, who is considered one of the […]

ABC Shelved “Taking a Knee” Black-ish Episode

Black-ish is one of those shows that aren’t afraid to touch on current events. They’ve done episodes on police brutality, the N-word, and most recently, the prison industrial complex. Unfortunately, though, fans won’t get to see black-ish weigh in on the national debate over athletes kneeling during the national anthem. According to Variety, an episode of black-ish about kneeling athletes has been pulled due to “creative […]

ABC Greenlights Kenya Barris, Alec Baldwin and Julie Bean Comedy Series

Kenya Barris is once again bringing the funny to ABC. The Black-ish creator has partnered up with Alec Baldwin and Julie Bean for a straight to order comedy series with the mouse house. The yet-titled sitcom centers on an opinionated, stuck in his ways television star whose career has started to dwindle. According to Variety, […]

Laurence Fishburne Files for Divorce From Gina Torres

Laurence Fishburne Files for Divorce From Gina Torres

Laurence Fishburne and his wife Gina Torres are calling it a quits. The Black-ish actor filed for a divorce after 15 years of marriage. The split was announced in September, but the date of separation is dated October 14, 2016. TMZ obtained documents that suggest Laurence says, “the parties have entered into an agreement in […]

Yara Shahidi Talks “Grown-ish” Spinoff & Harvard

Yara Shahidi Talks "Grown-ish" Spinoff & Harvard

Words by Nick Slay We all know Malia Obama has her 1st class ticket to Harvard (she is a legacy thanks to her famous last name), but another famous name will be hitting those hollowed halls after her spin-off. Family friend Yara Shahidi, star of Black-ish and noted youth activist will also take the plunge […]

Anthony Anderson Says ‘Black-ish’ Paved The Way For Minority TV Shows

Anthony Anderson credits ABC’s Black-ish for opening doors for minority-starred shows like Fresh Off the Boat and Cristela. In an interview for Variety’s Actors on Actors series, the TV dad shared how the story of a prosperous black family balancing their social status and racial tensions in America influenced other minorities to share their stories […]

‘Black-ish’ Portrays The Shock Of Trump’s Victory

This episode of Black-ish couldn’t have been more time sensitive. After both President Obama’s final speech to the nation and President-Elect Trump’s first press conference, the episode, titled “Lemons” deals frankly with the new political reality. Set eight weeks after the election results, “Lemons,” written by show creator Kenya Barris, finds the Johnson finally still […]

Beasts of No Nation, Black-Ish, Mr. Robot Win Peabody Awards

On Friday, April 22, the 75th Annual Peabody Award winners were announced in the Entertainment and Children’s program category. The organization’s goal is “to recognize excellence in a wide range of electronic media.” Founded in 1940, the group initially set out to celebrate stellar radio shows. Soon after, they expanded their criteria to television, cable television and, most recently, […]

‘Black-Ish’ Gets Real About Police Brutality In Latest Episode

The sitcom Black-ish is known for its humor while discussing serious issues pertaining to race relations in America. The show has notably raised controversial issues like the use of the N-word and appropriate disciplinary techniques for kids. Last night’s episode, entitled “Hope,” showed the Johnson family gathered in front of the television set as they watched the news coverage […]

Kendrick Lamar Stars In “Alright” Promo Video For ABC’s “Black-ish”

ABC’s sitcom Black-ish, starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis-Ross has become one of the most popular programs on television and the momentum continues to grow as they routinely have a cast of notable guest stars. Diddy, Jermaine Dupri, Mary J. Blige, Tyra Banks, amongst others have all made cameos. In a recent promo video for […]