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Director Iona Morris Jackson Earns NAACP Image Award Nomination

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*Los Angeles — Iona Morris Jackson has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the Outstanding Director In A Comedy Series category for her black-ish episode– “If A Black Man Cries in the Woods” (ABC). Her black-ish episode was also nominated in the Best Director category by the Hollywood Critics Association. A veteran Theater […]

The Cast of ‘black-ish’ Celebrates Black History | WATCH

*”black-ish” celebrates Black History Month as seen through the lens of a Black American family. The show has presented cultural topics in a comedic way, opening up dialogue for further discussions in families and communities. Some of the casts’ favorite episodes deal with dropping ‘Black Facts’, including the episode honoring Juneteenth. Below is a video […]

‘Black-ish’ Renewed For Eighth & Final Season On ABC / ‘Mixed-ish’ Canceled

*It’s almost over for ABC’s “Black-ish.” It’s been renewed for one more season, it’s 8th, then it’s history. The news of the show’s future was announced Friday morning (05-14-21) by it’s creator and executive producer Kenya Barris on social media (see below). “This show has changed my life in so many ways and I am […]

ABC’s VirtuFall Panel Series Kicks Off with ‘black-ish,’ ‘Supermarket Sweep’ and ‘Tamron Hall’ / WATCH

*Day one of ABC’s 2020 VirtuFall panel series featured dynamic panels from the cast and executive producers of the critically-acclaimed comedy “black-ish,” and host and executive producers of the classic game show revival “Supermarket Sweep” with Leslie Jones. In the first ABC panel of the day, Anthony Anderson (executive producer, star), Tracee Ellis Ross (producer, star), Laurence […]

Stacey Abrams and Desus & Mero to Guest Star on Animated ‘Black-ish’ Episode

*The Johnsons and “black-ish” return to ABC with a special one-hour television event on SUNDAY, OCT. 4 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT). The two back-to-back episodes, which will air ahead of the official season seven premiere on WEDNESDAY, OCT 21 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EDT), will follow the Johnsons as they navigate the upcoming election, with Junior (Marcus Scribner) embarking on his […]

‘black-ish’ PaleyFest LA Panel Featured on Weds. on Paley Center’s YouTube Page

*New York, NY – The Paley Center for Media today announced a new schedule of weekly offerings for its Paley@Home on YouTube channel, a curated collection of programming of acclaimed Paley Center events. These new programs will screen for free starting on Tuesday, March 31 on the Paley Center’s YouTube channel, and each week will […]

‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris Files for Divorce from Wife of 20 Years

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*Apparently, things aren’t going well in Barris town. That’s our corny azz way of saying that the union of the creator of “Black-ish” and his wife is over. After twenty years of marriage to Dr. Rania “Rainbow” Barris, the man behind “Black-ish” and “Grown-ish,” Kenya Barris, filed for divorce in LA on Friday, according to […]

ABC Renews ‘Black-ish’ for Sixth Season, Drops Trailer for Spinoff, ‘Mixed-ish’ [WATCH]

 *ABC has announced plans to renew its hit comedy “Black-ish” for a sixth season, in addition to rolling out another spinoff, “Mixed-ish,” based on a younger version of the character Rainbow Johnson, focusing on her upbringing in a mixed-race family in the ’80s. Created by award-winning writer/producer Kenya Barris, “Black-ish” stars Anthony Anderson as […]

Black Twitter Has Questions After Tika Sumpter Cast in Possible ‘Black-ish’ Spinoff

*Tika Sumpter and Anders Holm are set to star in a throwback episode of “Black-ish” centered on a younger version of Tracee Ellis Ross’ character Rainbow, and it could turn into a potential spinoff series. Sumpter will portrays Alicia, Bow’s mother and Holm will play Bow’s father, Paul. Deadline reports that other actors joining them […]

Katt Williams: Comedian Making Comedy Return by Joining ‘Black-ish’ Cast

*Katt Williams is slated to join the cast of ABC’s their hit sitcom “Black-ish,” and sources close to the actor say the role could be his chance to make a great comedy comeback. According to, Katt is confirmed to appear in one-episode as Perry, the father of new character Kyra (Quvenzhané Wallis). Kyra is Dre’s young […]