Stacey Abrams, Desus Nice And Kid Mero Star In Back-To-Back ABC Shows on Oct 4th
Set those DVR’s Disney friends! Blackish will be returning to ABC with a special one-hour television event on Sunday, October 4th (from 10:00 – 11:00 pm EDT.) In two back-to-back episodes airing three days before the season seven premiere on October 21st (9:30pm – 10pm EDT) will follow the Johnsons as the navigate the upcoming election. Junior (Marcus Scribner) will be voting for the first time and Dre (Anthony Anderson) is launching an exploration into local politics.
While out on the campaign trail, Dre seeks advice from an animated version of Stacey Abrams before linking up with Desus Nice and Kid Mero on their late night talk-show “Desus and Mero” for an interview with some hard-hitting political questions.
Here’s a closer look at each episode:
“Election Special Part 1”: Junior is excited for his first time voting but discovers he has been purged from the voter polls so he does a deep dive into why – trying to understand the systems in place for voter registration. “Election Special Pt. 1” is directed by Matthew A. Cherry and written by Eric Horsted.
“Election Special Part 2”: Dre’s colleague Stevens makes an ill-advised decision to run for Congress, so Dre enlists his family’s help and campaigns against him but gets caught up with fundraising and private interest groups. “Election Special Pt. 2” is directed by Matthew A. Cherry and written by Graham Towers & Ben Deeb. Stacey Abrams, Desus Nice and The Kid Mero guest star as themselves. Animation for “Election Special Pt. 2” is being produced by Jonas Diamond, Executive Producer and Co-Owner of Smiley Guy Studios and Rod Amador, Executive Producer and Co-Owner of Big Jump Entertainment.
In it’s upcoming 7th season, Blackish will continue to share stories and explore topics that shine a light on current events through the lens of the Johnson family. Topics include the global pandemic, systemic racism and the movement for social justice and equality.
In its upcoming seventh season, “black-ish” will continue to tell stories that shine a light on current events through the lens of the Johnson family, addressing the global pandemic, systemic racism and the movement for social justice and equality.
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