Kenya Barris

Netflix Officially Orders Kenya Barris’ ‘Black Excellence’

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Netflix has ordered Black Excellence, their first series project with Kenya Barris with Barris and Rashida Jones set to star. Friday’s announcement described the upcoming show this way: “Inspired by Barris’ irreverent, highly flawed, unbelievably honest approach to parenting, relationships, race, and culture, ‘Black Excellence’ looks to pull the curtain back and reboot the ‘family […]

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 […]

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

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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 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, […]