Producers Kenya Barris, Rashida Jones and Aaron Rahsaan Thomas will be equity partners in the venture, which Aisha Summers Burke (l) has been tapped to lead.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A politically charged episode of “black-ish” from 2017 that was shelved by ABC has found a home on Hulu, a corporate sibling of the Disney-owned broadcast network. “I cannot wait for everyone to finally see the episode for themselves,” series creator Kenya Barris posted Monday on social media. Barris said he […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix says it’s signed “black-ish” creator Kenya Barris to an exclusive production agreement. The multi-year deal announced Thursday makes Barris the latest prominent TV creator to jump from broadcast and cable to the streaming platform. Barris’ Peabody-winning “black-ish” aired on ABC, and he produced the spinoff “grown-ish” for the network’s Disney […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creator of the ABC comedy “black-ish” is leaving the network. Barris confirmed his departure from ABC Studios in an Instagram post Friday in which he thanked those who had helped him and said he was “nervous but ready” for his next steps. The writer-producer created “black-ish,” which stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee […]
Could Kenya Barris be the next prolific producer to move from the broadcast studio system to Netflix? Multiple sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that the Black-ish creator and Girls Trip writer is actively trying to get out of his overall deal with ABC Studios, his creative home since 2015.