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“I Want to Do In-Your-Face S***”: Kenya Barris on Why He Left His $100M Netflix Deal to Launch BET Studios

On an otherwise quiet Friday in October, Kenya Barris watched as his name hurtled through the headlines. The stories weren’t about a new project he was writing or directing, though there…

‘Grown-ish,’ ‘Good Trouble’ Renewed as Freeform Adds Jessica Biel Thriller ‘Last Summer’

Freeform, like so many other networks and streamers, came armed with a slew of news during its time before reporters Friday at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour. The Tom…

‘Grown-ish’ Star Francia Raisa Addresses Her Open Letter to Constance Wu

'Grown-ish' star Francia Raisa joins The Hollywood Reporter In Studio to discuss the return of the Freeform series, her open letter to 'Fresh Off the Boat' star Constance Wu and more.

‘Grown-ish’ Renewed for Season 3 on Freeform

'Grown-ish' will get one step closer to graduation as Freeform has picked up a third season of the college comedy.

Amid Peak TV Push to Diversify Writers Rooms, Does Twitter Matter?

With nearly 500 original scripted shows airing last year, and demand for diverse voices at an all-time high, the nontraditional paths to writers rooms remain narrow.

18, Activist, Harvard-Bound: How Yara Shahidi Became the Face and Brain of Young Hollywood

The star found fame on 'Black-ish' and its spinoff, and she's finding her voice as the unofficial spokesperson for the Gen Z and woke: "If Yara wants to be president one day, she will be." But first…

U.S. Shows Dominate Banff Rockie Award Nominations

'Counterpart' and 'Twin Peaks' vie against U.K. entrants 'Liar' and 'Peaky Blinders' in the drama category.

Yara Shahidi on How Feminism and Fashion Go “Hand in Hand”

Her stylist Jason Bolden also tells The Hollywood Reporter how they choose her red carpet looks: "If it doesn't make us laugh, it does not work."

Freeform Stars and Producers Go Inside the Network’s “Forward”-Looking Programming

The network kicked off its newest rebranding with four talent panel discussions about how millennials are changing storytelling, how to portray modern romantic relationships onscreen and a deep dive…

‘Black-ish’ Spinoff ‘Grown-ish’ Renewed at Freeform

The comedy starring Yara Shahidi will return for a second, expanded season of 20 episodes after airing only four installments.

‘Grown-ish’: TV Review

Freeform's 'Black-ish' spinoff 'Grown-ish' is about the least defined member of the Johnson family trying to define herself in college, which takes some time.

How ‘Grown-ish’ Made Its Way to Freeform, Thanks to Star Yara Shahidi

Creator Kenya Barris opens up about how difficult it is to run two series at once, and Freeform executives reveal how the actress' star power convinced them to pick up the show.