ABC’s Black-ish is formally coming to an finish. On Friday, the present’s creator, Kenya Barris, introduced that the hit household comedy starring Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson has been renewed for its eighth and final season. “To ALL the folks on the earth I really like, honor, respect and take care of it’s each thrilling and bittersweet to share that black-ish has been RENEWED by ABC for it is EIGHTH… and FINAL SEASON,” Barris posted to Instagram. “These days it’s uncommon to get to determine when your present ought to come to an finish, and we’re grateful together with ABC to have the ability to make this closing season precisely what we would hoped for — and to do it with all the and AMAZINGLY STELLAR forged coming again to shut this chapter out with us the best approach!
“This present has modified my life in so some ways and I’m so pleased with the conversations we have began alongside the best way. None of this might have been potential with out our viewers and supporters, who’ve championed the present each step of the journey; permitting us to alter not simply the narrative of Black Households, however of Household, Tradition, and the World basically. All of the whereas permitting us to speak about issues that individuals weren’t supposed to speak about interval… particularly on a community tv comedy.”
Ross expressed similar sentiments in her post on Instagram, writing, “It is exhausting to think about that it has been 7 years and that this will probably be our eighth and our closing season of @blackishabc. The enjoyment and delight in what we have now made is immeasurable. Thanks for laughing, crying and rising with the Johnsons! Thanks to the #blackish household; our forged, writers and crew, what a journey it has been with all of you. My love for you runs deep! Keep tuned y’all. It is gonna be a great one!”
The tip of the sequence actually looks like the tip of an period. Through the years, audiences have fallen in love with the Johnson household and the actors who painting them. Along with receiving numerous awards and nominations, the present has additionally prompted two profitable spinoff sequence: ABC’s Blended-ish and Freeform’s Grown-ish. Whereas a premiere date for the ultimate season hasn’t been introduced, the present’s season seven finale is slated to air on Could 18.