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BLACK-ISH
Air Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Time Slot: 9:31 PM-10:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#315) "LEMONS"
[NOTE: The following article is a press release issued by the aforementioned network and/or company. Any errors, typos, etc. are attributed to the original author. The release is reproduced solely for the dissemination of the enclosed information.]

THE NATION IS REELING AFTER THE OUTCOME OF THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, AND TENSIONS ARE PARTICULARLY HIGH AT DRE'S WORK, ON ABC'S 'BLACK-ISH'

"LEMONS" - The nation is still reeling after the outcome of the presidential election, and tensions are particularly high at Dre's work. Much to his frustration, they haven't been able to get anything done since election night - eight weeks ago. Meanwhile, Junior is dealing with a disenfranchised student body as class president, and when he is asked to deliver Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech at school, Pops teaches him there is more to the speech than Junior thought, on "black-ish," WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11 (9:31-10:00 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network.

"black-ish" stars Anthony Anderson as Andre "Dre" Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson, Laurence Fishburne as Pops, Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson, Marcus Scribner as Andre Johnson Jr., Miles Brown as Jack Johnson, Marsai Martin as Diane Johnson, Jenifer Lewis as Ruby, Peter Mackenzie as Mr. Stevens.

Guest starring is Deon Cole as Charlie Telphy, Wanda Sykes as Daphne, Allen Maldonado as Curtis, Catherine Reitman as Lucy and Nelson Franklin as Connor Stevens.

"LEMONS" was written and directed by Kenya Barris.

"black-ish" was created by Kenya Barris and is executive produced by Barris, Jonathan Groff, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland, E. Brian Dobbins and Corey Nickerson. The series is produced by ABC Studios.

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BLACK-ISH (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/24/14 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (winter 2017)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 9:31 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (24 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
upped to 24 episodes on 12/13/16
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) Andre "Dre" Johnson and his physician wife, Rainbow, are living the American dream: great careers, four beautiful kids and a home in an upper middle class neighborhood. With a little help from Pops and Ruby, Dre sets out to establish a sense of cultural identity for his family that honors their past while embracing the future. Loosely based on show-creator Kenya Barris' life, the series tackles a wide array of timely social issues with humor and humanity.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anthony Anderson as Andre "Dre" Johnson
· Jenifer Lewis as Ruby
· Laurence Fishburne as Pops
· Marcus Scribner as Andre Johnson, Jr.
· Marsai Martin as Diane Johnson
· Miles Brown as Jack Johnson
· Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson
· Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson
CREW INFORMATION:
· Anthony Anderson as EP
· E. Brian Dobbins as EP
· Helen Sugland as EP
· James Griffiths as DIR (Pilot)
· Kenya Barris as CRTR/EP
· Larry Wilmore as EP
· Laurence Fishburne as EP
· Paul Young as EP
· Peter Principato as EP
· Tom Russo as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Cinema Gypsy Productions
· Principato-Young Entertainment