Kenya Barris Tapped to Direct ‘Wiard of Oz’ Remake

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With Black-ish over, Kenya Barris is eyeing the Yellow Brick Road. According to Variety, Barris is teaming with Warner Bros. for the upcoming remake of Wizard of Oz. Visit for more information Barris will write and direct the reimagining of the film. Additional details are currently unannounced. The Wizard of Oz tells the story […]

Stacey Abrams to Star In Animated ‘Black-ish’ Special


Former Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives, Stacey Abrams, is set to star in a special animated election-themed episode of Black-ish next month. Visit for more information According to the network, the episode will focus on Dre (Anthony Anderson), wanting to learn more about local politics and at one point asking Abrams […]

Previously Pulled Politically-Charged ‘Black-Ish’ Episode is Available on Hulu

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There was a Black-ish episode that was shelved two years ago during season four, and it’s finally seeing the light of day. Visit for more information The show’s creator, Kenya Barris, announced on Instagram that the episode titled “Please Baby, Please,” is available to stream on Hulu. “On November 2017, we made an episode […]

Megan Thee Stallion Wins 2020 BET Best Female Hip Hop Artist

In a crowded field of talent, Megan Thee Stallion has gone the BET Award for Best Female Hip Hop artist. Visit for more information The award was virtually presented by Black-ish’s Marsai Martin and saw Hot Girl Meg emerge supreme over Cardi B, Saweetie, Doja Cat, Nicki Minaj, and Lizzo. The win adds another […]

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

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Over a decade after Girlfriends ended, the cast is reuniting again for an upcoming episode of Black-ish. Visit for more information 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, […]

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

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Tracee Ellis Ross’ Black-ish character Rainbow (Bow) Johnson may be getting a spin-off very soon. Visit for more information 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 […]

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! Visit for more information 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 […]

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. Visit for more information Although the storyline details are scarce, it […]

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

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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. Visit for more information During the roundtable discussion, the […]

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

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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 […]

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. Visit for more information TMZ obtained documents that suggest Laurence says, “the parties have […]

Yara Shahidi Talks “Grown-ish” Spinoff & Harvard

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Words by Nick Slay Visit for more information 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 […]

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

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Anthony Anderson credits ABC’s Black-ish for opening doors for minority-starred shows like Fresh Off the Boat and Cristela. Visit for more information 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 […]

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

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This episode of Black-ish couldn’t have been more time sensitive. Visit for more information 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, […]

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

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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, […]