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Black-ish EP Talks Season 4 Opener & Confederate Backlash TCA

During a visit to the Black-ish set for the tail end of the summer TCA press tour, creator Kenya Barris touched on what we can expect for next season, particularly the first episode. The Season 4 premiere of the hit ABC series will have a musical element with an homage to Hamilton centered around the Juneteenth celebration, Barris said. He says the idea for the episode came after he researched different events in American history. Juneteenth. Isn't that really   ...Read More... //

Tracee Ellis Ross on Hopes for Her 'Black-ish' Character and Potentially Making Emmy History

"Being nominated for an Emmy both last year and this year ringing in the historical context of how long its been since a black woman has won," the actress tells THR.   ...Read More... //

black-ish to Celebrate Juneteenth with Hamilton-Inspired Season 4 Premiere

  The fourth season premiere of ABC's black-ish will celebrate Juneteeth, the holiday devoted to the abolishment of slavery in the United States. And it should be a treat for fans of Hamilton . According to the Los Angeles Times , creator Kenya Barris was inspired by both Hamilton and common   ...Read More...   //

Freeform's 'Black-ish' Spinoff Adds Trio to Cast

Chris Parnell and Trevor Jackson will reprise their roles from the backdoor pilot in 'Grown-ish,' with Emily Arlook also joining the cast.   ...Read More... //

Black-ish EPs On Season 4, Zoes Sendoff & Broadcast TVs Resurgence

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details about Season 3 of ABC s Black-ish . Black-ish nabbed its second consecutive Emmy nomination for Outstanding Comedy series this morning and with another successful season in the books, creator/EP Kenya Barris and showrunner/EP Jonathan Groff are working to follow it up in Season 4. We are going to look at the immediate aftermath of having a baby and try to tell the real story about how having a baby is wonderful but it can take a  ...Read More... //

'Black-ish's' Kenya Barris on Overcoming the "Gut Punch" of Trump's Election Victory | Comedy Showrunner Roundtable

"There's no bridge to this conversation. We're building up for a civil war," the creator and showrunner told THR. ...Read More... //

Black-ish Stars Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross Tease Big Season 3 Changes, Evil Daughter Diane

This story about black-ish previously appeared in the Comedy/Drama/Actors issue of TheWrap Emmy magazine . Kenya Barris black-ish has delved into some thought-provoking issues, from police brutality against blacks to President Trumps election, but none have quite shifted the dynamic of the Johnson family as much as the end of Season 3. A new member of the family was born, a baby boy named Devonte; 17-year-old daughter Zoey (Yara Shahidi) made plans to go off to college and Diane, one of the familys 8-year-old twins, started getting downright strange.   ...Read More... //

Black-ish: What's the One Thing Tracee Ellis Ross Wants for Bow?

  Black-ish 's Rainbow, played by everyone's girlfriend-in-their-head Tracee Ellis Ross , is many things: wife, mom, sister, doctor, occasional activist. But there's one thing she isn't -- or at least, one thing we haven't seen her be -- and when talking with in Los Angeles recently, Ross ...Read More... //

Black-ish Star Anthony Anderson Made Cornbread and BBQ to Nail an Audition (Video)

Lots of actors have stories of auditions that went badly, but black-ish star Anthony Anderson has a story thats absolutely delicious. Years ago, while auditioning to play a prison cook in Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrences film Life, Anderson saw that the scene he was supposed to read involved a fight over his characters cornbread. He decided to surprise the casting director. Im a closet chef, he told TheWrap. So I made cornbread from scratch.  ...Read More... //

'Black-ish' to Receive Impact Award at Banff World Media Festival

The sitcom's star and executive producer, Anthony Anderson will host the festival's annual Rockie Awards and accept the inaugural award presented by The Hollywood Reporter.   ...Read More... //