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'black-ish' Moves to ABC's Fall Schedule, New Series 'Call Your Mother' Pushed to Midseason

The critically acclaimed series black-ish has been moved to ABC’s fall schedule, less than 24 hours after the network announced that the show would premiere in a mid-season slot.

Call Your Mother, a new comedy series starring Kyra Sedgwick, has been pulled from the schedule and it will air in the mid-season.

black-ish has a long-standing history of shining a light on current events and honoring Black voices through the lens of the Johnson family. After speaking with Kenya Barris and our creative partners, we decided it was important to tell these meaningful stories during this moment in time, so we are adjusting our premiere schedule and are committed to doing whatever it takes to bring this series back as soon as we possibly can,” ABC president Karey Burke said in a statement. “Following recent monumental events, it’s imperative that the dialogue continues and empowers viewers to raise their voices, and there is no other show that does that like black-ish.”

black-ish, which stars Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson, will air on Wednesdays at 9:30/8:30c.

Check out the full schedule right now!

Tracee Ellis Ross to Voice Main Character of 'Daria' Spinoff Series, 'Jodie'!

Tracee Ellis Ross is taking on a new role!

The 47-year-old Black-ish actress is set to voice the main character and executive produce a spinoff of MTV’s iconic Daria, called Jodie, Deadline reported Thursday (June 18).

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“This is the first major move in a programming shift at Comedy Central focused on ramping up adult animated content and building an original animated slate around South Park. The major programming pivot already was in the planning stages when Comedy Central recently laid off the majority of its senior programming team,” Deadline reports.

The series will be based on Jodie Landon, Daria’s friend at the fictional Lawndale High. Jodie picks up with her character graduating from college and “entering a complicated world.”

Here’s a plot description: “The series will satirize workplace culture, Gen Z struggles, the artifice of social media and more. With themes of empowerment along gender and racial lines, explorations of privilege, and a wicked sense of humor, Jodie will shine a light on the personal and professional issues young Black women face today.”

Tracee recently revealed what happened when her mom Diana Ross heard her professional singing voice for the first time….

Tracee Ellis Ross Sheds Light on Being a Black Woman in Music in 'The High Note' Clip (Exclusive)

Tracee Ellis Ross and Dakota Johnson‘s new movie The High Note is now available to rent at home on demand and the film includes a scene that sheds light on what it’s like to be a black woman in the music industry.

In the film, Tracee plays Grace Davis, a huge music star who hasn’t released an album in years, and Dakota plays her personal assistant, who is also an aspiring music producer.

In the exclusive clip that we’re premiering on JustJared.com, Dakota‘s character Maggie tries to convince Grace that she should record a new album.

Grace responds by explaining what it’s like to be a black woman of a certain age in the music industry. She says, “In the history of music, only five women over 40 have ever had a number one hit. And only one of them was black. One. Do you understand that? No, you do not understand that and none of you guys in there understand what I’ve been through. So, I don’t know. We can just pretend. We can pretend we live in some sort of magical world where I don’t know, age and race are not a thing.”

You can watch The High Note right now by renting it on iTunes, Amazon, or wherever you get your digital movies.

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Dakota Johnson & Tracee Ellis Ross' 'High Note' Will Be Released On Demand

Dakota Johnson and Tracee Ellis Ross‘ movie The High Note will hit on-demand on May 29, skipping a theatrical release due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

Set in the dazzling world of the LA music scene comes the story of Grace Davis (Ross), a superstar whose talent, and ego, have reached unbelievable heights, and Maggie (Johnson), her overworked personal assistant. While stuck running errands, Maggie still aspires to her childhood dream of becoming a music producer. When Grace’s manager (Ice Cube) presents her with a choice that could alter the course of her career, Maggie and Grace come up with a plan that could change their lives forever.

Tracee announced the news in a video on her Instagram and you can watch below!

The film will be available for $19.99 for a 48 hour rental.

Something unfortunate happened while Dakota was out the other day and we have photos of what went down.

Dakota Johnson & Tracee Ellis Ross Star in 'The High Note' - Watch the Trailer! (Video)

Dakota Johnson and Tracee Ellis Ross are teaming up on the big screen.

The stars join Kelvin Harrison Jr., Ice Cube, Zoe Chao, Eddie Izzard and Bill Pullman in The High Note, hitting theaters on May 8.

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Here’s a plot summary: “Set in the dazzling world of the LA music scene comes the story of Grace Davis (Ross), a superstar whose talent, and ego, have reached unbelievable heights. Maggie (Johnson) is Grace’s overworked personal assistant who’s stuck running errands, but still aspires to her childhood dream of becoming a music producer. When Grace’s manager (Ice Cube) presents her with a choice that could alter the course of her career, Maggie and Grace come up with a plan that could change their lives forever.”

Tracee did something major for the first time in this movie. Find out what!

Check out the trailer for The High Note

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Dakota Johnson & Tracee Ellis Ross' Film 'Covers' Gets a New Title!

Dakota Johnson and Tracee Ellis Ross‘ movie Covers has a brand new title: The High Note!

We found out this news on the movie’s newly released poster. The trailer will debut tomorrow.

Set in the dazzling world of the LA music scene comes the story of Grace Davis (Ross), a superstar whose talent, and ego, have reached unbelievable heights. Maggie (Johnson) is Grace’s overworked personal assistant who’s stuck running errands, but still aspires to her childhood dream of becoming a music producer. When Grace’s manager (Ice Cube) presents her with a choice that could alter the course of her career, Maggie and Grace come up with a plan that could change their lives forever.

The film will hit theaters on May 8, 2020.

It was at the Covers wrap party that we found out some news about Dakota Johnson!

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Tracee Ellis Ross, Anthony Anderson, & Yara Shahidi Step Out for NAACP Image Awards 2020

Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson hit the red carpet 2020 NAACP Image Awards on Saturday (February 22) at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Calif.

The 47-year-old actress looked pretty in a purple gown while the 49-year-old actor – and host of the show – sported a velvet, silver blazer for the show.

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Fellow black-ish stars at the awards show included Yara Shahidi, Marsai Martin, Miles Brown, Marcus Scribner, and Deon Cole.

Yara‘s grown-ish co-stars at the event included Luka Sabbat, Chloe Bailey, Trevor Jackson, and Francia Raisa.

FYI: Tracee is wearing a Christopher John Rogers dress and Djula earrings. Yara is wearing a Gucci dress. Marsai is wearing an Ermanno Scervino dress. Chloe is wearing Sally LaPointe with Le Vian earrings. Francia wore Djula rings and Lark & Berry x Diamond Foundry earrings.

30+ pictures inside of the black-ish and grown-ish stars at the show…More Here! »

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