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"Mixed-ish": Mark-Paul Gosselaar Joins "Black-ish" Prequel in Recast

In another example of a little last-minute recasting, Mark-Paul Gosselaar (The Passage, Pitch) is set to replace Anders Holm (Workaholics) as the male lead in ABC's new comedy series Mixed-ish. In the Black-ish prequel centering on young Rainbow Johnson (played by Tracee Ellis Ross in Black-ish), Gosselaar will play Bow's father Paul Johnson. Karin Gist serves […]


ABC Studios Developing Interracial 'Bewitched' Reboot

Still one of my personal favorite catchy sitcom themes, the magical Bewitched series from the 1960s is apparently getting yet another reboot. Perhaps you'll recall the good-idea-on-paper but terribly executed Bewitched film from 2005 starring Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrell that sort of brought the idea of a reboot back to the conversation, but ultimately led to nothing. Then […]

'Black-ish' Creator Kenya Barris Leaving ABC Studios; Eyeing Netflix Exclusive Deal

In a move considered to be a long time coming by those familar with the behind the scenes situation, black-ish creator and showrunner Kenya Barris (Girls Trip) is reportedly severing his relationship with ABC Studios and set to become the next producer to sign a major nine-figure overall deal with Netflix. Barris' deal with ABC Studios would […]



Did ABC Pull 'Black-ish' Episode over Political "Creative Differences"?

Fans of the hit ABC family sitcom Black-ish probably thought it was a bit weird when they tuned in on February 27, expecting to catch a new episode; only to be met with a repeat and no further answers. Well, looks like the other shoe has dropped and fans have gotten that answer – it's […]

The Quad's Rob Hardy to Direct CW's Spencer Paysinger Football Pilot

The Quad director/executive producer Rob Hardy is set to direct the CW's still-untitled drama pilot inspired by the life of football player Spencer Paysinger. April Blair (Spencer) will write and executive produce the project, which centers on a rising high school football player from South Central L.A. recruited to play for Beverly Hills High. Berlanti Productions will produce […]

Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards 2018 Nominations: Complete List

The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards nominations were announced live on Wednesday morning from the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, California. Presenters Olivia Munn and Niecy Nash were joined by SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris, SAG Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams, and SAG Awards Committee Member Elizabeth McLaughlin to make the announcement; which was […]

Jessica Jones Wins A Peabody

Marvel's Jessica Jones is among eleven honorees in this year's Peabody Awards for Entertainment and Children's programs. The Peabody Awards, based at the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, recognizes excellence in storytelling via electronic media. The Board of Jurors praised the series as "one part superhero saga, one part neo-noir […]

David Walker Calls On Warners Not To Make A Comedy Shaft

David Walker, writer of DC's Cyborg, the recent Shaft comic book and the recent Shaft sequel novel argues against the making of a comedy remake of Shaft given the news that the creator of Black-ish, Kenya Barris has been hired by Warner Bros' New Line to co-write the script. In an open letter, he uses reasons […]