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  1. 'Black-ish' Set Visit: Behind the Scenes With Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross

    9:30 am 6/21/2016

    The castmembers and crew behind ABC’s hit family comedy find the humor in such tough topics as police brutality, social class and the N-word and manage to "stay funny without making fun of the heavier subject matter."Read more

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  2. How 'Black-ish,' 'Transparent' and More Comedy Series Tackle Racism: "We Just Can't Run From Having These Conversations"

    9:00 am 6/9/2016

    'Master of None' star Aziz Ansari and 'Modern Family' co-creator Steven Levitan reveal how their shows and others mine social issues not seen in TV comedies since the 1970s: "I think you can accomplish more by being subtle and expressing what the characters are going through rather than preaching too much," says Levitan.Read more

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  3. 'Black-ish' Creator Kenya Barris on "Walking Fine Line" For Difficult Discussions with Kids

    4:30 am 6/9/2016

    "Police brutality is one that for me in particular, I had to have that conversation with my young sons, because they did not understand why the protestors were mad."Read more

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  4. Comedy Showrunner Roundtable: Reunions You’ll Never See (Sorry, 'Friends' Fans!), Diversity and How to Write Sex Scenes

    10:32 am 6/8/2016

    Six comedy series chiefs — Kenya Barris, Nahnatchka Khan, Marta Kauffman, Aline Brosh McKenna, David Mandel and Alan Yang — let it rip on the sex acts they still can’t believe they got past Standards (yes, "chicken cooping" is a real thing), why they don’t like spinoffs and the challenges that come with trying to tell your story when you don’t look like everyone else in Hollywood: "Black people don’t get to write for white people."Read more

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  5. Aziz Ansari, Justin Theroux on What it Means to be Honored by Peabody Awards

    5:15 am 6/6/2016

    'Black-ish's' Kenya Barris, 'Unreal's' Shiri Appleby and the team behind HBO's Robert Durst documentary series 'The Jinx' also talked about what it's like to win.Read more

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  6. Anthony Anderson Discusses 'Black-ish' Episode on Police Brutality

    5:00 am 6/4/2016

    "We pride ourselves on dealing with divisive topics on ['Black-ish'] that bring people to a table who have differences of opinions and create that dialogue. Hopefully when we leave this table, we have a better understanding of who sat across from us."Read more

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  7. Anthony Anderson Discusses 'Black-ish' Episode on Police Brutality

    5:00 am 6/1/2016

    "We pride ourselves on dealing with divisive topics on ['Black-ish'] that bring people to a table who have differences of opinions and create that dialogue. Hopefully when we leave this table, we have a better understanding of who sat across from us."Read more

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  8. Three Actresses Join 'Black-ish' Star Catherine Reitman's Upcoming Comedy 'Workin' Moms'

    8:01 am 5/24/2016

    'Workin' Moms' follows four women juggling relationships, babies and work as they strike up an unlikely friendship. Read more

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  9. Peabody Awards: Diversity Takes Center Stage as Jon Stewart, David Letterman Return to Spotlight

    12:10 am 5/22/2016

    The 75th anniversary ceremony honoring stories that matter in electronic media also recognized buzzed-about titles like Alex Gibney's Scientology exposé 'Going Clear' and the Robert Durst documentary series 'The Jinx.'Read more

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