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[11/24/14 - 06:14 PM]
ABC Gives "Cristela" Full Season Order
The news marks just the second back nine order for a new half-hour this fall, after fellow Alphabet entry "Black-ish."

[11/20/14 - 08:51 AM]
"The Mysteries of Laura" Captures Its Highest 18-49 and Total-Viewer Results Since October 15
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 19.

[11/20/14 - 08:23 AM]
Up Year to Year and Week to Week, ABC is No. 1 on Wednesday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the Wednesday, November 19.

[11/19/14 - 10:16 AM]
Season to Date ABC Is the Only Net Up in Adults 18-49 and Gains the Most Viewers
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[11/17/14 - 10:35 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC Airs 5 of the Top 10 Biggest Gainers - More Than Any Net
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 27-November 2.

[11/13/14 - 08:12 AM]
"Modern Family" and "black-ish" Rank as Wednesday's Top 2 Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 12.

[11/10/14 - 11:00 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "SHIELD," "Castle," "Last Man Standing," "Resurrection" and "Revenge" All Deliver Playback Highs
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 20-26.

[11/07/14 - 09:32 AM]
'Tis the Season for Holiday Programming on ABC
Highlights including the world premiere of Pixar Animation Studios', "Toy Story That Time Forgot," and the return of the competition series, "The Great Christmas Light Fight."

[11/05/14 - 10:48 AM]
ABC Airs Season's Top Entertainment Series - "Murder" and "Scandal" the Top 2 Dramas on Broadcast TV
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[11/04/14 - 09:58 AM]
ABC Airs 5 of the Top 10 Non-Sports Broadcast Shows in Adults 18-49, Including the Top 3 Dramas and the Top 2 Freshman Series
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 27-November 2.

[10/30/14 - 08:23 AM]
ABC's Wednesday Builds Against the Deciding Game 7 of the 2014 World Series
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/29/14 - 02:59 PM]
ABC Announces November 2014 Sweeps Programming
The Alphabet details its programming highlights for the coming month (SPOILERS!).

[10/29/14 - 10:23 AM]
ABC Leads Season in Non-Sports Adults 18-49 with Top Dramas, #1 New Show and #1 New Comedy
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/29/14 - 08:50 AM]
"The Voice" Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 28.

[10/28/14 - 10:25 AM]
ABC Airs 7 of the Week's Top 20 Non-Sports TV Shows in Adults 18-49 with the Top 2 Broadcast Dramas, the No. 1 Freshman Series and the No. 1 New Comedy
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 20-26.

[10/23/14 - 06:20 PM]
ABC Gives Additional Episodes to Eight Series
Among the pickups: Wednesday comedies "The Middle," "The Goldbergs," "Modern Family" and "Black-ish," all of which will now produce 24 episodes this season.

[10/23/14 - 08:14 AM]
ABC Is Wednesday's No. 1 Non-Sports Net with the Night's Top 2 Series Telecasts
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/22/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 22
Updates include: FOX gives "Red Band Society" four additional scripts; Amanda Righetti boards "The Colony" at USA; and "Bewitched," "Hitch" TV series in the works at NBC, FOX.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 08:55 AM]
NBC Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Network Among the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/21/14 - 10:43 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 in the Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Averages, Delivering 6 of the Week's Top 20 TV Programs - The Most for Any Net
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/20/14 - 11:06 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" Is the Week's #1 Biggest Gainer in TV Playback in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/16/14 - 09:42 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 on Wednesday in Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 15.

[10/15/14 - 09:01 AM]
Premiere of "Marry Me" Ranks as the #1 Telecast of Any Tuesday Comedy on a Big 4 Network in 18-49 and Total Viewers Since March 4
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 14.

[10/14/14 - 01:05 PM]
ABC Airs 5 of the Week's Top 10 Broadcast Entertainment Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 6-12.

[10/13/14 - 09:01 AM]
ABC Celebrates All Things Scary, Spooky and Funny This Halloween Starting October 15
Highlights include the beloved animated special, "It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown," the return of fan favorite special, "The Great Halloween Fright Fight," and more!

[10/11/14 - 10:59 AM]
Restated Nielsen Data: ABC Premiere Week Highlights
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[10/11/14 - 08:27 AM]
"Cristela" Builds on "Last Man Standing" as Season's #2 Most-Watched Comedy Debut
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 10.

[10/09/14 - 04:31 PM]
ABC Announces Full Season Orders for "black-ish" and "How to Get Away with Murder"
"How to Get Away with Murder" was television's top series debut of the season and the biggest 10 p.m. drama debut in two years in Adults 18-49.

[10/09/14 - 08:42 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Retains a Season-High 88% of Its 18-49 Lead-In from "SVU"
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 8.

[10/09/14 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 on Wednesday with "Modern" and "black-ish" as the Top 2 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 8.

[10/07/14 - 10:47 AM]
ABC Leads Its 2nd Straight Week in Nielsen's Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Averages
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/06/14 - 09:09 AM]
Live + 3: ABC's "black-ish" Is Wednesday's #1 Freshman Gainer in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 1.

[10/02/14 - 08:52 AM]
"The Mysteries of Laura" Retains 93% of Last Week's Regular-Slot Debut in Adults 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 1.

[10/02/14 - 08:21 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Is Wednesday's No. 1 TV Show for the 2nd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 1.

[10/01/14 - 07:45 AM]
ABC Ranks #1 with Upscale Adults 18-49 During Premiere Week
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[09/30/14 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 30
Updates include: Yvonne Strahovski boards ABC's "The Astronauts Wives Club"; Kevin Biegel, Mike Royce to bring feature "Big" to small screen at FOX; and Yvette Nicole Brown is departing "Community."

[09/30/14 - 10:45 AM]
ABC Wins Premiere Week in Non-Sports Adults 18-49 with 6 of the Top 15 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[09/29/14 - 10:34 AM]
Live+3: ABC's Wednesday Line-Up Sees Big Playback Gains
ABC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 24.

[09/25/14 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" and "Black-ish" Open as Wednesday's Top 2 TV Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 24.

[08/22/14 - 08:59 AM]
Talent Announced for 2014 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews September 6 - 15 at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills
The annual celebration features multiple screenings at the Center's L.A. and N.Y. locations, with L.A. hosting interactive panel conversations at each event.

[08/21/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 21
Updates include: CBS to import "Friday Night Dinner"; ABC eyes bringing "Castle's" Derrick Storm to the small screen; and Brian Patrick Wade set as Absorbing Man in "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."

[08/05/14 - 07:14 AM]
2014 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Lineup, Dates Announced
The Paley Center for Media will present the 10th annual PALEYFEST Fall TV Previews on September 6-15, 2014 at The Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles, and September 6-7 in New York.

[07/15/14 - 10:04 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Series Premiere Dates for the 2014-2015 Season
"Forever" will be kicking off premiere week with two new episodes on Monday, September 22, and Tuesday, September 23.

[05/14/14 - 11:32 AM]
Nine New Shows Ordered from ABC Studios for the 2014-15 Season
Highlights include the external sale of newcomer "Red Band Society" to FOX.

[05/13/14 - 01:04 PM]
Video: Trailers for ABC's New 2014-15 Primetime Series
Get your first look at "American Crime," "Fresh Off the Boat," "Galavant," "Secrets & Lies," "The Whispers" and more!

[05/13/14 - 08:46 AM]
Video: Clips of ABC's New Fall Series
Get your first look at "Black-ish," "Cristela," "Forever," "How to Get Away with Murder," "Manhattan Love Story" and "Selfie."

[05/13/14 - 08:45 AM]
ABC Unveils 2014-15 Primetime Schedule
Among the changes: "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" slide back an hour to make room for "How to Get Away with Murder."

[05/08/14 - 07:10 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 8 - Three Dramas, Two Comedies Kick Off ABC's Series Orders
Dramas "American Crime," "How to Get Away with Murder" and "The Whispers" are on tap, as are comedies "Black-ish" and "Galavant."

[03/25/14 - 10:35 PM]
2014 ABC Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
ABC details its 12 comedy pilots under consideration for next season.

[03/03/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 3
Updates include: Rob Brown to find "Salvation" for NBC; Bryan Singer signs on to helm "Battle Creek" at CBS; and Stacey McGunnigle tapped as lead on NBC's "Ellen More or Less."

[02/19/14 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 19
Updates include: Debra Messing to lead "The Mysteries of Laura" at NBC; Terrence Howard to run FOX's "Empire"; and Paget Brewster boards ABC's "Saint Francis."

[02/10/14 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 10
Updates include: Nick Zano to get "One Big Happy" at NBC; Tom Cavanagh cast in The CW's "The Flash"; and Kevin Alejandro lands role on ABC's "Clementine."

[01/31/14 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 31
Updates include: David Schwimmer to get "Irreversible" at ABC; Grace Gummer boards "Extant" at CBS; and Matt McGorry is the first cast on ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder."

[01/16/14 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 16
Updates include: ABC gives pilot order to Anthony Anderson-led "Black-ish"; Fortune Feimster joins FOX's "Cabot College"; and John Wirth to lead "Highway to Heaven" revival at A&E.

[10/09/13 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 9
Updates include: Lauren Ambrose to topline Lifetime's "Deliverance Creek"; NBC eyes reboot of 1980s staple "Remington Steele"; Kate Walsh, Joey King and Josh Close board FX's "Fargo."







BLACK-ISH (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/24/14 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2014)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 9:30 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (24 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
full season ordered on 10/9/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, October 2014) ABC has picked up the new hit comedy "black-ish" and the new hit drama "How to Get Away with Murder," Paul Lee, President, ABC Entertainment Group announced today. "black-ish" stars Anthony Anderson as Andre "Dre" Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson, Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson, Marcus Scribner as Andre Johnson, Jr., Miles Brown as Jack Johnson, Marsai Martin as Diane Johnson and special guest star, Laurence Fishburne as Pops. "black-ish" was created by Kenya Barris and is executive produced by Barris, Jonathan Groff, Larry Wilmore, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland and E. Brian Dobbins. The series is produced by ABC Studios.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anthony Anderson as Dre
· Caila Martin as TBA
· Laurence Fishburne as Pops
· Marcus Scribner as TBA
· Miles Brown as TBA
· Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow
· Yara Shahidi as Zoey
CREW INFORMATION:
· ??? as DIR (Pilot)
· Anthony Anderson as EP
· Brian Dobbins as EP
· Helen Sugland as EP
· 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