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Kenya Barris To Receive Rod Serling Award!

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Kenya Barris, creator of black-ish, will receive the Rod Serling Award for his work on the series, which tackles themes like prejudice, greed, cowardice, abuse of power and narrow-mindedness – and specific subjects like police brutality and voter suppression.

Established by Ithaca College, the award honors Rod Serling and his pioneering efforts in the television industry. Serling taught at the college from 1967 to 1975.

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Season Two of black-ish Free on iTunes ‘Til Wednesday!

BLACK-ISH - Pilot Gallery  (ABC/Craig Sjodin) MARCUS SCRIBNER, TRACEE ELLIS ROSS, MARSAI MARTIN, ANTHONY ANDERSON, MILES BROWN, LAURENCE FISHBURNE, YARA SHAHIDI
BLACK-ISH – Pilot Gallery (ABC/Craig Sjodin)
MARCUS SCRIBNER, TRACEE ELLIS ROSS, MARSAI MARTIN, ANTHONY ANDERSON, MILES BROWN, LAURENCE FISHBURNE, YARA SHAHIDI

Season two of ABC’s Emmy-nominated comedy series black-ish – including the acclaimed Hope episode that dealt with police brutality – is now available on iTunes for free – until Wednesday.

It’s a great way for ABC to introduce the show to new viewers while giving fans from the start a bit of a bonus. Follow the jump for details.

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black-ish Goes to Walt Disney World!

BLACK-ISH - "Daddy Dre-Care"- The flu is going around the Johnson household, and with things in flux at work, Dre tries to avoid catching the bug at all costs. Dre has to step up and take care of the whole family. Ruby is in quarantine with Bow, and she learns a lot about her mother-in-law. Meanwhile, the kids want Bow to take care of them and resist Dre's help, on "black-ish," WEDNESDAY, MAY 11 (9:31-10:00 p.m. EDT) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Ron Tom) YARA SHAHIDI, MILES BROWN, MARCUS SCRIBNER, MARSAI MARTIN, ANTHONY ANDERSON
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ABC’s hit Emmy-nominated comedy black-ish will shoot its third season at Disney World Resort in Florida.

“I’m excited to return to Walt Disney World, this time to film with my TV family of ‘black-ish’ in hopes of creating some of the same lasting memories I shared with my very own family when we visited the resort,” said two-time Emmy nominee Anthony Anderson – star and executive producer of the series.

black-ish returns Wednesday, September 21st (9:30/8:30C). Follow the jump for details.

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Once Upon a Time: An Evening with Snow White & the Evil Queen

ONCE UPON A TIME - ABC's "Once Upon a Time" stars Ginnifer Goodwin as Snow White/Mary Margaret and Lana Parrilla as Evil Queen/Regina. (ABC/Bob D’Amico)
ONCE UPON A TIME – ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” stars Ginnifer Goodwin as Snow White/Mary Margaret and Lana Parrilla as Evil Queen/Regina. (ABC/Bob D’Amico)

The ABC Television Network spotlights the creative forces and stars from some of its most exciting shows at D23 EXPO 2015, with exclusive Q&As and autograph sessions.

“Once Upon a Time” panel features series creators/executive producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, as well as stars Ginnifer Goodwin and Lana Parrilla, who will talk about their hit ABC series.

Find out what it’s like to work with the Muppets in a special panel featuring the talented performers working on the new ABC primetime series “The Muppets”.

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ABC Goes Full Seasons for black-ish and How to Get Away with Murder!

BACKGROUND: MATT MCGORRY, KATIE FINDLAY, ALFRED ENOCH, KARLA SOUZA, AJA NAOMI KING, JACK FALAHEE, BILLY BROWN, LIZA WEIL, CHARLIE WEBER; FOREGROUND: VIOLA DAVIS

Two of the best-received shows of the fall 2014-15 season have received full season orders from ABC: black-ish, a comedy about an African-American family where the father (Anthony Andrews) is afraid his kids have lost sight of their cultural heritage, and How To Get Away With Murder, a twisty, suspenseful series concerning a university professor (Viola Davis) who selects a select few students to work with her law firm – and a murder seen in flash-forwards, that finds those students trying to cover it up.

Full details follow the jump.

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ABC Announces Fall Premieres for 2014-15 Season!

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ABC has unveiled its schedule for the fall 2014-15 season. There are six new shows on the schedule – Forever, black-ish, How to Get Away With Murder, Selfie, Manhattan Love Story and Cristela – with Forever getting a two-night premiere in the form of a ‘special sneak preview’ on Monday, September 22nd and then debuting in its regular timeslot on Tuesday, September 23rd, following the returning Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. The Shonda Rimes series How to Get Away With Murder (above) premieres as the closing hour Shondaland Night follwoing the return of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal on Thursday, September 25th.

In a bold move, the network has new comedies in the first hour of primetime on Tuesdays, with Selfie and Manhattan Love Story premiering on September 30th. The other two new half-hour comedies – black-ish and Cristela, debut on Wednesday, September 24th and Friday, October 10th respectively. The complete schedule for ABC’s fall lineup follows the jump.

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ABC Announces Fall 2014-15 Lineup!

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For fall of the 2014-15 season, ABC has added six new shows: Selfie, Manhattan Love Story, Forever, Black-ish, How to Get Away with Murder and Cristela – three half-hour comedies and three dramas/dramedies. Waiting in the wings for mid-season are: American Crime, Fresh Off the Boat, Galavant, Marvel’s Agent Carter, Secrets and Lies and The Whispers – three dramas, a musical dramedy and two half-hour comedies. Marvel’s Agent Carter and Galavant will serve as bridge series between fall and spring runs of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD and Once Upon a Time, respectively.

Some notable shifts among returning shows: Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal each move up an hour on Thursdays with How to Get Away with Murder sliding into the 10 pm slot;  SHIELD moves back an hour, with Selfie and Manhattan Love Story taking over its former timeslot. For series descriptions and the complete schedule, follow the jump.

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