‘Black-ish’ Renewed for Sixth Season, Prequel Series Confirmed

ABC just announced that Black-ish has been renewed for a sixth season AND a prequel series called Mixed-ish has been ordered to series!

The new prequel series will follow a younger version of Tracee Ellis Ross‘ character Rainbow and it is set in the 1980s.

Mixed-ish “revolves around young Bow (Arica Himmell) as she recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the ’90s and the dilemmas they faced over whether to assimilate or stay true to themselves when her parents move from a hippie commune to the suburbs,” according to THR.

The first episode of the series was set to air on May 7 as an episode of Black-ish, but the episode is now being held for the fall.

Also starring in the new series are Tika Sumpter, Christina Anthony, Mykal-Michelle Harris and Ethan Childress.

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