“Black-ish” ABC Election Special Preview | October 4
October 4 @ 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
“Black-ish” returns to the ABC Television Network with a special one-hour television special on Sunday, October 4
Two back-to-back episodes of “black-ish” will air on October 4, ahead of the official season seven premiere. Following the Johnsons as they navigate the upcoming election. With Junior (Marcus Scribner) embarking on his journey as a first-time voter and Dre (Anthony Anderson) launching an exploration into local politics.
The special will be presented in part as an animated episode. Oscar® winner Matthew A. Cherry (“Hair Love”) is set to direct.
In “Election Special Pt. 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.
Then, in a special animated episode, “Election Special Pt. 2″: Dre’s colleague Stevens (Peter Mackenzie) 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.
These special episodes of “black-ish” air on October 4 at 10PM EDT on ABC.
An official premiere date for the highly anticipated seventh season will be announced soon.
The series stars Anthony Anderson as Andre “Dre” Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson and Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson. Plus, Marcus Scribner as Andre Johnson Jr., Miles Brown as Jack Johnson with Marsai Martin as Diane Johnson. Laurence Fishburne as Pops, Jenifer Lewis as Ruby, Peter Mackenzie as Mr. Stevens, Deon Cole as Charlie Telphy and Jeff Meacham as Josh.
ABC’s “black-ish” was created by Kenya Barris and is executive produced by Barris, Courtney Lilly, Laura Gutin Peterson, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland, E. Brian Dobbins and Michael Petok. The series is produced by ABC Signature. ABC Signature is a part of Disney Television Studios, alongside 20th Television and Touchstone Television.