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BLACK-ISH
Air Date: Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Time Slot: 9:31 PM-10:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#323) "Liberal Arts"
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DRE TEARFULLY DROPS ZOEY OFF AT COLLEGE ORIENTATION, ON ABC'S 'BLACK-ISH,'

Guest Starring Chris Parnell, Matt Walsh, Trevor Jackson and Mallory Sparks

"Liberal Arts" - Dre tearfully drops Zoey off to college for her two-day orientation, and she hits it off with fellow incoming freshman Miriam after they ditch the campus tour. They are smitten upon meeting Aaron, who is running the Black Student Union booth at the club fair. When Zoey finds out that Dre never turned in her housing application, she pays a visit to President Schock and Dean Parker to plead for mercy, on "black-ish," WEDNESDAY, MAY 3 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EDT), 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 Jeff Meacham as Josh, Deon Cole as Charlie Telphy, Chris Parnell as Dean Parker, Matt Walsh as President Schock, Mallory Sparks as Miriam and Trevor Jackson as Aaron.

"Liberal Arts" was written by Kenya Barris & Larry Wilmore and directed by James Griffiths.

"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 (fall 2017)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 9:00 PM-9:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
4 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2017) "black-ish" takes a fun yet bold look at one man's determination to establish a sense of cultural identity for his family that honors their past while embracing their future. In 2016, the show received three Emmy nominations, two SAG nominations and three Golden Globe nominations (Tracee Ellis Ross won for "Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical TV Series"). "black-ish" received a prestigious Peabody Award in 2016 and the American Film Institute selected the show as one of their Television Honorees for 2015. The show swept the 2017 NAACP Image Awards' television comedy categories and won Outstanding Comedy Series for the third year in a row, Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series for Anthony Anderson, Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for Tracee Ellis Ross and Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series for Kenya Barris.
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
· Peter Mackenzie as Mr. Stevens
· Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson
· Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson
CREW INFORMATION:
· Anthony Anderson as EP
· Corey Nickerson as EP
· E. Brian Dobbins as EP
· Helen Sugland as EP
· James Griffiths as DIR (Pilot)
· Jonathan Groff as CP
· Kenya Barris as CRTR/EP
· Laurence Fishburne as EP
· Stacy Traub as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Cinema Gypsy Productions
· Principato-Young Entertainment