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Chloe and Halle Bailey came back home to Atlanta for a college tour of sorts to promote the upcoming season of Grown-ish where they play twin sisters in the Yara Shahidi hemmed spin-off of the hit show Black-ish.  The songstresses whose angelic voices caught the ear of the Queen Bee herself Beyoncé  and earned them a record deal, are making major moves on-screen, stealing scenes as […]

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  Kevin Hart may be best known for his stand-up comedy skills and his blockbuster films, but the actor/comedian is ready to take over the small screen as well. According to Variety, the funny man is set to co-produce a family-friendly comedy series for ABC entitled Don’t Call It a Comeback and is teaming up […]

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  Marsai Martin, 14, the darling of ABC’s hit show Black-ish who plays the mean sister Diane, has some nice plans ahead to executive produce and star in her own movie, Teen Vogue reports. Martin is being featured in Teen Vogue’s 21 Under 21 class of 2018, highlighting the little lady’s big moves in Hollywood. Coming up in April 2019, […]

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Quvenzhané Wallis is set to make her television debut later this season when she joins the cast of Black-ish in a recurring role beginning in January 2019.

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ABC’s hit show Black-ish is dedicating its 100th episode with a celebration for the musical legend Prince and from the looks of the trailer, the Purple one would approve – it’s going to be a party on your TV. Set your DVR’s because it all goes down Nov. 13 when the tribute episode will air. And of course, […]

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As the fifth season of Black-ish gets underway, its creator Kenya Barris is no longer serving as showrunner, leading many many to wonder, “what’s next?” for the popular show that’s always had it’s finger on the pulse of popular culture. Although the prolific TV producer left his brainchild three years before his ABC contract was […]

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Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the American Music Awards for the second year in a row and the actress used her platform to highlight the work of Black designers. The black-ish star made a conscious decision to choose outfits created by Black designers and pulled off ten wardrobe changes during the live show. “I’ve featured black […]

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  Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the American Music Awards for the second year in a row on Tuesday night and we’re grateful the actress brought the laughs during the mildly disappointing event. Several stars took the stage including Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Halsey, Khalid, Cardi B,  Ella Mai, Mary Mary, Ledisi, and more. While there […]

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She’s the straight-talking grandmother on black-ish and the self-proclaimed “Mother of Black Hollywood,” but “Auntie” Jenifer Lewis also has issues.

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Kenya Barris made Hollywood headlines this summer when he decided to part ways with ABC, only to sign a lucrative, eight-figure deal weeks later with Netflix. Speculation swirled as to whether or not a shelved episode of his hit show black-ish had anything to do with his departure from the Disney-owned network.

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  Kenya Barris is finally speaking out about his exit from ABC and his move to Netflix in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter.  The black-ish creator revealed that ABC’s decision to pull an episode of the hit series that focused on the Take a Knee movement prompted his departure. “I don’t know that […]

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Mychal Kendricks, the former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker currently playing for the Cleveland Browns, was involved in insider trading, using tips given to him by Damilare Sonoiki, a television writer for Black-ish, according to federal prosecutors who charged both men. They could be looking at a substantial amount…

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Kenya Barris is heading to Netflix! The black-ish creator who left ABC last month has inked an overall deal with the streaming service with plans to create new content under his Khalabo Ink Society production company. Check out the official press release: Netflix welcomes Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated writer and producer Kenya Barris. Barris has […]

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“Black-Ish” actress Marsai Martin is already making boss moves in Hollywood at such a young […]

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  The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office is reviewing the sexual assault allegation against black-ish actor Anthony Anderson and the LAPD submitted the case to the office on Wednesday. the office confirmed to Variety. Anthony Anderson being investigated for sexual assault in Los Angeles Last month it was discovered that the 47-year-old actor was a subject […]

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  We already know Yara Shahidi is a force to be reckoned with but she just dropped several gems in her cover interview for The Hollywood Reporter that prove she’s just getting started. Although the actress is heading to Harvard this Fall, she’s also gearing up for the second season of her black-ish spinoff, Grown-ish. […]

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ABC has several upcoming changes to the network as it steadies itself following a rocky year with Kenya Barris and infighting over creative differences with Blackish, and severing ties with Roseanne Barr after her racist tweets. ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey spoke to Variety about what’s to come for the network with the 20th Century Fox merger, Barris decision to leave ABC Studios and the inclusion of the Conners […]

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  The nominees for the 2018 Emmys have been announced and it looks like it has been a big year for Black folks on television. There’s a lot more melanin than usual in the long list of actors and personalities in the running for a trophy and we couldn’t be happier about it. Colin Jost […]

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Yara Shahidi is a force to be reckoned with and we can’t wait to see what this amazing actress and activist does next. There’s lots to love about this talented beauty who has the poise of a woman three times her age at just 18. Her intelligence is as undeniable as her flawless face and […]

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It’s almost time for Insecure to return for a fourth season and HBO just announced the hilarious series will be back with new episodes on August 12. The show’s star and creator, Issa Rae, sat down with GQ and revealed some surprising facts about her rise to fame while recreating some iconic looks from out […]

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It seems like Kenya Barris is likely staying around for another season of black-ish despite rumors of an exit strategy but that hasn’t stopped him from pursuing other projects. The executive producer of ABC’s hit show has signed on for two new comedy projects that will grace the big and small screens. He will executive […]

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Kenya Barris is the man behind ABC’s hit, black-ish and the series that was just renewed for a fifth season just completed a four-episode arc that had fans very worried. The show’s main characters, Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Bow (Tracy Ellis Ross) were experiencing an especially troubling time inter marriage and were separated, forcing fans […]

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Even though ABC has just cancelled several of its shows, fans of black-ish are in luck. The super successful series that stars Tracy Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson has been renewed for a fifth season. Despite the good news, we’re left with many questions about what the next season of the hit show may look […]

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Rainbow Johnson, portrayed by Tracee Ellis Ross on ABCs popular black-ish, frequently wears a head wrap to bed. So do Rainbow’s precocious daughter Diane, played by Marsai Martin; Rainbow’s meddling mother-in-law Ruby Johnson, played by Jenifer Lewis; and her older daughter Zoey Johnson, played by Yara Shahidi, who has gone off to grown-ish college and […]

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  It looks like ABC’s revival of Roseanne is finally getting what it deserves. The show that decided it was OK to degrade one of the network’s award-winning shows, black-ish, during a recent episode has taken quite a hit when it comes to ratings. The reboot that stars Roseanne Barr and John Goodman is down […]

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Yara Shahidi already has a full plate, but the Grown-ish star is about to be challenged in a whole new way when she attends Harvard next fall. The 18-year-old beauty recently revealed how her Black-ish and Grown-ish character has helped her prepare for college. “I feel like what Black-ish and Grown-ish have taught me is that […]

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Just as Hollywood finally seems to be trying to get its shit together regarding women’s rights thanks to the #MeToo movement, it seems it still can’t figure out how to approach that pesky ol’ racism thing—even with a show like Black-ish on the air. Do we really only have space for one social movement at […]

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The man behind TV’s popular comedy series Black-ish is reportedly looking to get out of his contract with ABC, where he’s had ties since 2015. Kenya Barris, also a writer for the big screen’s Girls Trip, has three years to go on a high-paying deal he agreed to in 2017, but it sounds like he’s open […]

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Yara Shahidi is easily everyone’s favorite brilliant, beautiful, and hilarious young Black starlet. From speaking out as a an activist to being accepted to Harvard and scoring a leading role in the Black-ish spin-off Grown-ish, making the April cover of Essence is a sign that her future is just getting brighter. The magazine’s writers caught up with the teenager who’s been […]

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ABC has pulled an episode of the show Black-ish due to creative differences. According to Shadow and Act, the episode titled, “Please, Baby Please,” has been shelved indefinitely. The network made a scheduling announcement a few days earlier about the popular comedy created by Kenya Barris, stating that a rerun would air instead. —Lisa Bonet opens […]

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