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Television: Still Whiter Than a Polar Bear in a Snowstorm [BC TV MELTDOWN-OPINION]

The number one problem with television today is a lack of diversity. What?!?! But what about hit shows like Black-ish, Atlanta, Fresh Off the Boat, Scandal, Empire, Superstore, The Good Place? First, most of those are critical successes, but not necessarily ratings successes. Indeed, the top rated scripted and reality shows are still over-whelmingly white, […]


‘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 […]

ABC Entertainment President Addresses Kenya Barris/Black-ish Controversy

On the surface, Kenya Barris and ABC-Disney appear to be a match made in heaven, with the Black-ish creator currently shepherding three series on air. His aforementioned series is readying for its fifth season on ABC, with spinoff Grown-ish and newly picked-up Besties finding homes at Freeform (and Barris still has the pilot Bright Futures […]