After years of playing "Italian" and "ambiguously brown" characters, Jones is finally exploring what it means to be Black and mixed on screen.
In the "black-ish" creator's new satirical Netflix series, Barris tackles parenthood, marriage, race and what it means to be new money.
Fans on Twitter are torn on whether they want a remake of the ’90s teen classic.
Barris said ABC wanted him to cut too much anti-Trump material from the episode.
The reboot will feature an interracial family and “Black-ish” creator Kenya Barris is spearheading the show’s pilot.
The new version of the sitcom will feature an African-American Samantha.
The Emmy and Golden Globe nominee also wrote “Girls Trip.”
He and the network reportedly clashed over a "Black-ish" episode that addressed NFL players protesting during the national anthem.
Differences between ABC and showrunner Kenya Barris led to the cancellation.