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‘Grown-ish’ to End With Season 6 on Freeform

Kenya Barris’ –ish universe is coming to a close. Black-ish spinoff Grown-ish will end with its previously announced sixth season on Freeform. In making the announcement Wednesday, the Disney-owned basic cable network said the final season will be split into two parts, with the first half airing at a date to be determined this summer […]

How Costumes in ‘Black-ish,’ ‘Hacks,’ ‘Only Murders in the Building’ and ‘Pam & Tommy’ Helped Land the Jokes

Black-ish (ABC) Michelle Obama is coming to dinner! Obviously, the best-dressed family on television would bring their sartorial A-game, thanks to nine-time Emmy nominee Michelle Cole — earning her fifth nom for her work on the final season of the Kenya Barris-created sitcom. While hosting the 44th first lady (playing herself), the Johnsons invited the […]

Anthony Anderson Reacts to Emmy Snubs for Final ‘Black-ish’ Season: “Can You Believe That S***?”

Anthony Anderson was experiencing mixed emotions while guest-hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live! on the day that the 2022 Emmy Awards nominations were announced. Anderson, who filled in for host Jimmy Kimmel on Tuesday, opened his monologue by congratulating the late night show’s team on its nomination for variety talk series. However, Anderson went on to point […]

Emmy Nominations: ‘Yellowstone’ Shut Out as Selena Gomez, Sadie Sink Miss Acting Nods

Despite breaking through with the Screen Actors Guild Awards this winter and prognosticators predicting it would land multiple nominations, Yellowstone was shut out of the 2022 Emmy Awards nominations, failing to earn a single nod, even for acclaimed stars Kevin Costner and Kelly Reilly. Other series that failed to land any Emmy nominations this year, […]

‘Black-ish’ Showrunner on Finding “The Emotional Finality” Ahead of Series Finale

The following scene, during the penultimate episode of the ABC family comedy Black-ish, originated last season, when recurring star Laurence Fishburne pitched an idea. “He was like, ‘Hey man, I want to do an episode about why it’s so hard for Black men of certain generations to say they love each other,’ ” recalls showrunner Courtney Lilly. […]

“Hey, We’re Dirtbags, Too”: Amy Schumer, Selena Gomez, Tracee Ellis Ross and THR’s Comedy Actress Roundtable

“There’s this myth in Hollywood that women aren’t supportive of each other,” says Tracee Ellis Ross, and frankly, its perpetuation ticks her off. “Because we have each other’s backs, and today has been an example of that.” The Black-ish star is referencing her early May conversation with some of TV’s funniest women: Abbott Elementary’s Quinta […]

‘Black-ish’ Creator and Showrunner Break Down Series Finale and the Show’s Legacy

[This story contains spoilers for the series finale of ABC’s Black-ish.] The Johnson family is moving out and moving on. After eight seasons on ABC, Black-ish said goodbye Tuesday with an episode that moved the show’s family into new phases of their lives: Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross) decide to sell their […]

‘Black-ish’ Star Anthony Anderson Didn’t Expect to Be So Emotional While Filming Final Episode: “I Lost It”

Tracee Ellis Ross isn’t the only black-ish star who became emotional while filming the final season of the ABC comedy series. Anderson opened up about filming the eighth and final season of the show, which airs its series finale April 19, in an interview airing on Monday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Asked if […]

This Week in TV: ‘Better Call Saul,’ ‘The Kardashians,’ ‘Black-ish’ Series Finale

The coming week marks the beginning of the end for Better Call Saul, whose final season premieres on Monday. The April 13-19 period also brings the return of the Kardashians to TV screens, a supernatural western starring Josh Brolin, and the series finale of ABC’s long-running comedy Black-ish. Below is The Hollywood Reporter‘s rundown of premieres, returns […]

Tracee Ellis Ross Says Filming Final Episode of ‘Black-ish’ Was “Very Emotional”

Tracee Ellis Ross says that she was “very emotional” during the last week of filming on her hit comedy series Black-ish. The ABC show, which airs its eighth — and final — season finale April 19, has become such a big part of her life that she had a hard time coming to terms with […]

Freeform’s ‘Grown-ish’ Adds ‘Black-ish’ Alums for Season 5

With Black-ish nearing the end of its run on ABC, two key members of that show’s team will move to its spinoff, Freeform’s Grown-ish. The Disney-owned cable outlet has renewed Grown-ish for a fifth season. Marcus Scribner, a series regular on Black-ish throughout its run, will join the show’s cast for season five as Andre […]

This Week in TV: ‘The Book of Boba Fett,’ New Year’s Eve, ‘This Is Us’

The calendar turns to 2022 this week, which means both a wave of specials on New Year’s Eve — typically one of the bigger nights of the year for network TV — and a host of premieres once the hangover clears. Among the broadcast debuts are the final season of This Is Us and Black-ish. […]