*“The Breakfast Club” stay breaking stories on the airwaves. As you may already know, the wildly popular ABC show Black-ish will be ending soon.
Well, ever the ones to get right to the nitty-gritty, DJ Envy asked star Anthony Anderson what the deal is with a bastion of black positivity being taken off the air.
“You’re gonna have to ask ABC that, man. But we had a nice run, a nice eight-year run,” Anderson responded. “You know, I would have loved to have squeaked out ten years.”
Later in the interview, the actor said making a great show costs a lot of money.
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“We are an expensive show to make though,” he said. “Sometimes it just comes down to dollars and cents, but eight beautiful years, man. We’ve done a lot for the culture. We’re in the zeitgeist now for what we’ve talked about.”
To close out the interview, Charlamagne said, “I’m disgusted in ABC, I need to know where the Black programming is coming from ABC now that “Black-ish” is gone.”
“Black-ish” returns for its eighth and final season on Tuesday, Jan. 4 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. The series premiered in 2014 on ABC.
Watch the full interview above.