Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Today, August 8, 2017

On the episode "LEMONS" - The nation is still reeling after the outcome of the presidential election, and tensions are particularly high at Dre's work. Much to his frustration, they haven't been able to get anything done since election night - eight weeks ago. Meanwhile, Junior is dealing with a disenfranchised student body as class president, and when he is asked to deliver Martin LUTHER King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech at school, Pops teaches him there is more to the speech than Junior thought, on "black-ish," TUESDAY, AUGUST 8 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. ABC OAD: 01/11/2017)

"black-ish" stars Anthony Anderson as Andre "Dre" Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson, Laurence Fishburne as Pops, Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson, Marcus Scribner as Andre Johnson Jr., Miles Brown as Jack Johnson, Marsai Martin as Diane Johnson, Jenifer Lewis as Ruby, Peter Mackenzie as Mr. Stevens.

Guest starring is Deon Cole as Charlie Telphy, Wanda Sykes as Daphne, Allen Maldonado as Curtis, Catherine Reitman as Lucy and Nelson Franklin as Connor Stevens.

"LEMONS" was written and directed by Kenya Barris.

On the episode "God" - When Dre discovers that Zoey is questioning her belief in God, he undergoes a crisis of faith and leans on family members and coworkers for their input. Meanwhile, Bow's brother Johan comes to stay with The Johnsons after living abroad and becomes an instant thorn in Dre's side, on "black-ish," TUESDAY, AUGUST 8 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. ABC OAD: 09/28/16)

"black-ish" stars Anthony Anderson as Andre "Dre" Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson, Laurence Fishburne as Pops, Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson, Marcus Scribner as Andre Johnson, Jr., Miles Brown as Jack Johnson, Marsai Martin as Diane Johnson, Jenifer Lewis as Ruby, Peter Mackenzie as Mr. Stevens.

Guest starring is Daveed Diggs as Johan.

"God" was written by Laura Gutin and directed by Anton Cropper.


"black-ish" was created by Kenya Barris and is executive produced by Barris, Jonathan Groff, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland, E. Brian Dobbins and Corey Nickerson. The series is produced by ABC Studios.

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