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Kenya Barris

  1. exit review
    Black-ish Was No Televised RevolutionThe show always aimed for the third rail, but it played it safe more often than not.
  2. casting
    Eddie Murphy and Jonah Hill to Explore ‘Differences’ in New Kenya Barris ComedyApparently, that’s all we need to know.
  3. hollywood
    Kenya Barris, New CBS Employee, Left Netflix Because ‘Netflix Became CBS’Call it mixed-ish messages.
  4. renewals
    Black-ish’s Eighth and Final Season Gets 2022 Premiere DatePremiering on January 4, 2022.
  5. biopicked
    Kenya Barris to Write and Direct MGM’s Upcoming Richard Pryor BiopicIt’ll be his film directorial debut.
  6. movie review
    The Witches Contains the Most Extra Anne Hathaway Performance of All TimeI wouldn’t say it’s good, but it’s definitely big.
  7. trailer mix
    The Witches Trailer: Something Wicked This Way Comes Straight to HBO MaxStreaming on October 22.
  8. spinoffs
    Another Black-ish Spinoff, Old-ish, Ish in the WorksLaurence Fishburne and Jenifer Lewis are set to reprise their roles.
  9. close reads
    About That ‘Controversial’ Black-ish Episode …Watching the newly resurfaced episode “Please, Baby, Please” today, it seems even more ridiculous that ABC wouldn’t air it back in 2018.
  10. on comedy
    Unaired 2018 Black-ish Episode About Trump Is Now on HuluIt was originally scrapped by ABC due to “creative differences.”
  11. happy juneteenth
    Kenya Barris and Pharrell Developing Juneteenth Musical Movie Over at NetflixThe film project is reportedly distinct from the stage musical the pair announced back in 2018.
  12. close reads
    Blackness Is Mythical in Netflix’s BlackAFWhat BlackAF demonstrates above all, in spite of itself, is that there may be nothing internally consistent about blackness in our current era.
  13. trailer mix
    #BlackAF Trailer: Rashida Jones and Kenya Barris Cosplay As the CartersThe Black-ish creator’s new Netflix sitcom has the whole family iced out.
  14. chat room
    Kenya Barris Is Ready for a Sketch-Comedy RenaissanceThe writer-producer talks about his new project, Astronomy Club, and working with Eddie Murphy on Coming 2 America.
  15. tv review
    Mixed-ish Is Still Finding ItselfThe Black-ish spinoff aims for warm-hearted wit but lands somewhere more in the realm of cloying bluntness.
  16. theme songs
    Close Your Eyes and Let the Mariah Carey Mixed-ish Theme Song Wash Over YouThe elusive chanteuse strikes again.
  17. theme songs
    Mariah Carey Sings the Mixed-ish Theme Song, ‘In the Mix’The song — and the show — debuts next month.
  18. tv
    Kid Cudi’s Upcoming Album Entergalactic Will Also Be an Animated Netflix ShowEntergalactic reportedly follows a young man’s pilgrimage to find love.
  19. sketch comedy
    Sketch-Comedy Team Astronomy Club Is Headed to NetflixWith some help from Kenya Barris.
  20. new shows
    Kenya Barris and Rashida Jones Will Star in Netflix ‘Reboot’ of a Family SitcomBlack Excellence is Barris’s first project at the streaming network.
  21. spinoffs
    As Black-ish Gets Season 6, the Mixed-ish Spinoff Is Officially Green-LitTime for a lot more Bow.
  22. the industry
    Kenya Barris Finally Opens Up About Scrapped Black-ish Episode“On network TV, one of the things I’ve learned is that you have to talk about things from both sides.”
  23. reboots
    Kenya Barris Conjures African-American Bewitched Reboot Before Flying to NetflixTV’s love of witches is still supernaturally strong.
  24. peak tv
    Netflix Officially Snags Kenya Barris With Multimillion-Dollar DealBarris is the latest powerhouse producer to leave linear TV for Netflix, joining Ryan Murphy and Shonda Rhimes.
  25. money moves
    Kenya Barris Is Reportedly Heading to Netflix for Tons of MoneyRumors have been floating for months that the Black-ish creator would leave ABC.
  26. musicals
    Pharrell and Kenya Barris Are Making a Juneteenth MusicalTheir aim is to have Juneteenth finally become a national holiday.
  27. chat room
    Kenya Barris on Bow and Dre’s Marriage and That Unaired Episode of Black-ish“There was resistance. It was a bummer on set.”
  28. vulture reports
    ABC on the Unaired Black-ish Episode: The Kneeling Was ‘Not Really the Issue’Kenya Barris also weighed in, telling Vulture that this was “the season of trust.”
  29. negotiations
    Kenya Barris Might Be the Next Big TV Producer to Jump Ship to NetflixThe Black-ish creator is reportedly trying to get out of his deal with ABC.
  30. the industry
    Politically Themed Black-ish 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.
  31. NBC Orders ‘Bright Futures’ Comedy Pilot from Kenya BarrisBlack-ish creator Kenya Barris now has two comedy pilots in the works. According to The Hollywood Reporter, NBC has ordered a single-cam pilot […]
  32. tv review
    Grown-ish Still Has Some Growing to DoThe Black-ish spinoff has potential, but like most college students, it’s trying to find itself.
  33. ABC Orders a Family Comedy from Kenya Barris, Julie Bean, and Alec BaldwinABC 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 […]
  34. 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 […]
  35. delayed sequels
    3 Decades Later, We’re Getting a Coming to America SequelFrom the creator of Black-ish and the director of 50/50.
  36. reboots
    Samuel L. Jackson in Talks for a Shaft SequelThe movie will feature Shaft’s son, played by Jessie T. Usher.
  37. Chris Parnell and Matt Walsh Join ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ Spin-OffABC 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 […]
  38. ‘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 […]
  39. remakes
    White Men Can’t Jump Is Getting a Remake from Black-ish’s CreatorIt ain’t no thing but a chicken wing on a string.
  40. chat room
    Kenya Barris on Creating Black-ish’s Election Episode in Record Time“We’re used to things not going our way.”
  41. 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 […]
  42. casting couch
    Felicity Huffman Set for Comedy by Black-ish DuoThe show has landed at ABC.
  43. lawsuits
    Kenya Barris Accused of Stealing Black-ish IdeaFrom an unproduced pilot he co-wrote with Bryan Barber.
  44. casting couch
    Toni Collette to Star in New ABC Dramedy From the Creators of Black-ishThe United States of Toni Collette.
  45. tca 2016
    Black-ish Creator Kenya Barris Is ‘So Tired of Talking About Diversity’“I will be so happy when diversity is not a word.”
  46. Kenya Barris: Art Should ‘Start a Conversation’“I want to tell stories that may help inform what the world is feeling.”
  47. chat room
    Kenya Barris on Black-ish’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.”
  48. The Story Behind Black-ish’s Provocative N-Word Episode“This is the year of transgender topics. When did it not become the year for racial topics or women’s rights? Or cancer?”
  49. ‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris to Co-Write a Girl Trip Movie for […]Black-ish creator Kenya Barris is reteaming with his fellow Barbershop 3 writer Tracy Oliver to co-write a new movie for Universal. According […]
  50. the industry
    Black-ish Creator Will Pen the Good Times MovieFinally, some progress.
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