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Kenya Barris Finally Opens Up About Scrapped
“On network TV, one of the things I’ve learned is that you have to talk about things from both sides.”
Kenya Barris Conjures African-American
Reboot Before Flying to Netflix
TV’s love of witches is still supernaturally strong.
Netflix Officially Snags Kenya Barris With Multimillion-Dollar Deal
Barris is the latest powerhouse producer to leave linear TV for Netflix, joining Ryan Murphy and Shonda Rhimes.
Kenya Barris Is Reportedly Heading to Netflix for Tons of Money
Rumors have been floating for months that the
creator would leave ABC.
Pharrell and Kenya Barris Are Making a Juneteenth Musical
Their aim is to have Juneteenth finally become a national holiday.
Kenya Barris on Bow and Dre’s Marriage and That Unaired Episode of
“There was resistance. It was a bummer on set.”
ABC on the Unaired
Episode: The Kneeling Was ‘Not Really the Issue’
Kenya Barris also weighed in, telling Vulture that this was “the season of trust.”
Kenya Barris Might Be the Next Big TV Producer to Jump Ship to Netflix
creator is reportedly trying to get out of his deal with ABC.
Episode Won’t Air Because of ‘Creative Differences’
“Neither ABC nor I were happy with the direction of the episode,” the show’s creator said.
NBC Orders ‘Bright Futures’ Comedy Pilot from Kenya Barris
Black-ish creator Kenya Barris now has two comedy pilots in the works. According to The Hollywood Reporter, NBC has ordered a single-cam pilot […]
Still Has Some Growing to Do
spinoff has potential, but like most college students, it’s trying to find itself.
ABC Orders a Family Comedy from Kenya Barris, Julie Bean, and Alec Baldwin
ABC just handed out a straight-to-series order to a new comedy from Black-ish creator Kenya Barris and Julie Bean with Alec Baldwin attached to […]
Jonathan Levine and Kenya Barris Are Working on a ‘Coming to America’ […]
A sequel to the 1988 Eddie Murphy comedy Coming to America is in the works at Paramount. According to Variety, the studio has hired Black-ish […]
3 Decades Later, We’re Getting a
Coming to America
From the creator of
and the director of
Samuel L. Jackson in Talks for a
The movie will feature Shaft’s son, played by Jessie T. Usher.
Chris Parnell and Matt Walsh Join ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ Spin-Off
ABC is developing a spin-off of its hit comedy Black-ish, and today a new round of casting news was announced. According to Deadline, Chris […]
‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris Is Working on a ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ […]
Meet another classic sports comedy with a remake in the works: White Men Can’t Jump. According to The Hollywood Reporter Black-ish creator […]
White Men Can’t Jump
Is Getting a Remake from
It ain’t no thing but a chicken wing on a string.
Kenya Barris on Creating
’s Election Episode in Record Time
“We’re used to things not going our way.”
ABC Orders ‘Libby & Malcolm’ Pilot Starring Felicity Huffman and Courtney […]
ABC has a new show in the works from Black-ish’s Kenya Barris and Vijal Patel. According to Variety, the network has given a pilot order to a […]
Felicity Huffman Set for Comedy by
The show has landed at ABC.
Kenya Barris Accused of Stealing
From an unproduced pilot he co-wrote with Bryan Barber.
Toni Collette to Star in New ABC Dramedy From the Creators of
The United States of Toni Collette.
Creator Kenya Barris Is ‘So Tired of Talking About Diversity’
“I will be so happy when diversity is not a word.”
Kenya Barris: Art Should ‘Start a Conversation’
“I want to tell stories that may help inform what the world is feeling.”
Kenya Barris on
’s Politically Charged Police-Brutality Episode
“You feel like someone’s pulled the towel out from under you after you got out of the shower.”