It has been announced by ABC that a one-hour Black-ish television special will be aired on October 4 at 10:00 p.m. EDT. It will be ahead of the premiere of the seventh season. The Black-ish Season 7 Election Special will be separated into two episodes of half an hour each and that will be tackling the upcoming election. The first instalment of the franchise will be following Junior, played by Marcus Scribner, who is excited to vote in his first-ever election even before he realises that he has been purged from the voter polls.
It is an American sitcom TV-series, the creator of which is Kenya Barris. It premiered on September 24, in the year 2014, and has successfully completed six seasons on ABC. The series features an upper-middle-class African-American family, which is led by Andre Johnson and Rainbow Johnson. It revolves around the lives of the family as they struggle through several sociopolitical and personal issues.
Black-ish Season 7 Details
The director of the special episode of the series is Matthew A. Cherry, and the script of the election special episode is written by Eric Horsted. The second part is going to be a specially animated episode that will be following Dre, played by Anthony Anderson, who is getting into the local politics after Stevens, one of his colleague, whose role is played by Peter Mackenzie, runs for the congress. Dre does campaigning against him, but he gets caught up in private interests groups and raising funds. Matthew A. Cherry directs from a script by Ben Deeb and Graham Towers.
The premiere date for the seventh season of the series is scheduled to be announced on a later date by ABC. However, ABC has made the announcement that Black-ish will be continuing to address the current events in the upcoming season. These events will include the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the systematic racism faced by people, and the ongoing movement for equality and social justice.
- Anthony Anderson will be playing Andre “Dre” Johnson
- Tracee Ellis Ross will be playing Dr Rainbow “Bow” Johnson
- Yara Shahidi will be playing Zoey Johnson
- Marcus Scribner will be playing Andre “Junior” Johnson
- Miles Brown will be playing Jackson “Jack” Johnson
- Marsai Martin will be playing Diane Johnson
- Dean Cole will be playing Charlie Telphy
- Jenifer Lewis will be playing Ruby Johnson
- Jeff Meacham will be playing Josh Oppenhol
- Peter Mackenzie will be playing Leslie Stevens