“black-ish” takes a fun yet bold look at one man’s determination to establish a sense of cultural identity for his family that honors their past while embracing their future.
In 2016, the show received three Emmy nominations, two SAG nominations and three Golden Globe nominations (Tracee Ellis Ross won for “Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical TV Series”). “black-ish” received a prestigious Peabody Award in 2016 and the American Film Institute selected the show as one of their Television Honorees for 2015. The show swept the 2017 NAACP Image Awards’ television comedy categories and won Outstanding Comedy Series for the third year in a row, Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series for Anthony Anderson, Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for Tracee Ellis Ross and Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series for Kenya Barris.
The series stars Anthony Anderson as Andre “Dre” Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson, Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson, Marcus Scribner as Andre Johnson Jr., Miles Brown as Jack Johnson, Marsai Martin as Diane Johnson, Laurence Fishburne as Pops, Jenifer Lewis as Ruby and Peter Mackenzie as Mr. Stevens.
“black-ish” from ABC Studios, was created by Kenya Barris and is executive produced by Barris, Stacy Traub, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland, E. Brian Dobbins and Corey Nickerson. Jonathan Groff is consulting producer.