Showing posts from May, 2019

Twitter Loves the ABC 'Live in Front of a Studio Audience' 'All in the Family' & 'The Jeffersons' Remakes

ABC's The Jeffersons and All in The Family event was aired on Wednesday night with ABC's late-night host Jimmy Kimmel and television icon Norman Lear as hosts. The 90 minute live reenactment of the two legendary series was meet with positive reviews by viewers. The live shows tonight were fire. #TheJeffersons and #AllInTheFamily — Vanessa Riley (@VanessaRiley) May 23, 2019 Even through his flub (and clever recovery) Jamie Foxx was a crowd pleaser as George Jefferson. Jamie Foxx as George Jefferson, the slight over exaggeration on the body movement. Perfect! ...and our first blooper. 😂 #LiveInFrontOfAStudioAudience #TheJeffersons #JamieFoxx — A.C. Junior (@OfficialMisterC) May 23, 2019 We even got a surprise apperance by The Marla Gibbs reprising her role as Florence!! Stop. Y'all, just stop! Marla Gibbs? MARLA GIBBS!!! Be still my heart. #TheJeffersons #LiveInFrontOfAStudioAudie

Trailer | Mixed-ish + Photos

Our last post and video discussed this project. The episode that was made as a backdoor pilot was approved by ABC and picked up as a series!!  Here is the trailer! In “mixed-ish,” Rainbow Johnson recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the ‘80s and the constant dilemmas they had to face over whether to assimilate or stay true to themselves. Bow’s parents Paul and Alicia decide to move from a hippie commune to the suburbs to better provide for their family. As her parents struggle with the challenges of their new life, Bow and her siblings navigate a mainstream school in which they’re perceived as neither black nor white. This family’s experiences illuminate the challenges of finding one’s own identity when the rest of the world can’t decide where you belong. I love Tika Sumpter and am excited to see her in this 1980s set series. I look forward to falling in love with the little actors in Mixed-ish. They have already done a wonderful job of c

Black-ish Prequel Episode 5.22 | Becoming Bow | Press Release & First Look Photos

Erica of Blacks in Period Films discusses the first look images of the upcoming Black-ish prequel episode titled, Becoming Bow. Press Release: “BLACK-ISH - "Becoming Bow" - After Dre and the kids question Bow's unusual upbringing, we flashback to a young, 12-year old Rainbow living in a commune with her family. When the commune is unexpectedly raided, they are upended and must move to the suburbs. The mixed-race family has difficulty acclimating to this new, mainstream life and the kids struggle with their biracial identity as they try to fit in at their new school. This special, all-new episode of "black-ish," is airing on TUESDAY, MAY 7 ( 9:00 -9:30 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.”