DRE AND BOW STRUGGLE WITH IDENTITY POLITICS INVOLVING THE KIDS ON ABC’S ‘BLACK-ISH,’ TUESDAY, FEB. 5
Guest Starring Wanda Sykes
“Dreamgirls and Boys” – Dre and Bow struggle with the changing times of identity politics and gender neutrality. Diane auditions for the school play and scores the male lead part, but her crush starts spending time with another girl. Meanwhile, Junior’s Valentine’s Day date goes awry after Dre and Pops have a talk with him about chivalry, on “black-ish,” TUESDAY, FEB. 5 (9:00–9:30 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
ABC’s “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 and Deon Cole as Charlie Telphy.
Guest starring is Wanda Sykes as Daphne Lido, Jeff Meacham as Josh, and August and Berlin Gross as Devante.
“Dreamgirls and Boys” was written by Gail Lerner and directed by John Fortenberry.
The series was created by Kenya Barris and is executive produced by Barris, Jonathan Groff, Kenny Smith, Gail Lerner, Courtney Lilly, Lindsey Shockley, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland and E. Brian Dobbins. The series is produced by ABC Studios.
ABC’s “black-ish” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned to this program at a later date.