'Black-ish' season 6: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and everything you need to know about the family comedy show

The ABC series has proven time and again that it can portray hot issues without getting preachy and that it can pass commentary while also finding humor in life


                            'Black-ish' season 6: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and everything you need to know about the family comedy show

The Johnson family is set to make a comeback for a sixth season on September 24, 2019. The single-camera comedy has, over the last five seasons, garnered a fair amount of acclaim and praise for its treatment of issues surrounding race, police brutality and others. 

The ABC series has proven time and again that it can portray hot issues without getting preachy and that it can pass commentary while also finding humor in life. 

Release date

'Black-ish' will return for season six on September 24, 2019. 

Plot

'Black-ish' follows the Johnsons, an upper-middle-class African American family, led by Anthony Anderson's Andre Johnson and Tracee Ellis Ross' Bow Johnson. It tells the story of their lives as they juggle several personal and socio-political issues. The series has received critical acclaim and over the last five seasons has received Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for Outstanding comedy series and a TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy. 

Cast

Anthony Anderson as Dre Johnson

Anthony Anderson plays the role of a wealthy advertising executive in Andre Johnson (Getty Images)

Anderson plays the role of a wealthy advertising executive in Andre Johnson, who wishes to ensure that a balance of black culture is intertwined in his family's upbringing. The actor is known for his work on 'All About the Andersons', 'The Bernie Mac Show', 'K-Ville', 'The Shield' and for his role as NYPD Detective Kevin Bernard on 'Law & Order'.

Tracee Ellis Ross as Dr. Rainbow "Bow" Johnson

Tracee Ellis Ross is perhaps best known for her role of Joan Clayton in the comedy series 'Girlfriends' (Getty Images)

Apart from her role of Dr. Bow Johnson on 'Black-ish', Tracee is perhaps best known for her role of Joan Clayton in the comedy series 'Girlfriends', a role for which she received two NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series. For her role on 'Black-ish', Tracee earned three NAACP Image Awards and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress — Television Series Musical or Comedy along with two Critics' Choice Television Awards and three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy series.

Jenifer Lewis as Ruby Johnson

Actor Jenifer Lewis plays the role of Andre's mother, who doesn't get along with Tracee's Bow (Getty Images)

Lewis plays the role of Andre's mother, who doesn't get along with Tracee's Bow. Lewis is known for her role on 'What's Love Got to Do With It', 'Poetic Justice', 'The Preacher's Wife', 'Think Like a Man' and 'The Wedding Ringer'. 

Creators 

'Black-ish' is executive produced by Kenya Barris, Jonathan Groff, Kenny Smith, Gail Lerner, Courtney Lilly, Lindsey Shockley, Peter Saji, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland and E. Brian Dobbins. The series is produced by ABC Studios.

Trailers

There is no trailer released for season six of the ABC sitcom. MEA WorldWide (MEAWW) will update this article once the trailer is released.

Where to watch

'Black-ish' will return for season six on ABC on Tuesday, September 24, 2019,  at 9.30 pm. 

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