Looks like our ‘Black-ish’ co-star Yara Shahidi may be getting her very own spin-off show soon on ABC. The whole idea in the works is to follow Yara’s character Zoey Johnson as she goes off to college and lands an exciting internship at Teen Vogue. The show’s creator and executive producer Kenya Barris is now working with the network and ABC studios to oversee the upcoming sitcom.
Sources also say that the show-runner for the first 13 episodes of Black-ish, Larry Wilmore, will also be on-board again for the new spin-off as he returns to ABC after ending his Comedy Central late night show. Appropriately, this season now on Black-ish shows the young teen indulged in applications and deadlines so we should be expecting a backdoor pilot episode this spring. Though the series is in very early stages with no set scripts and deals in place, i’m sure we are still very much excited!
Meanwhile, be sure to catch Black-ish on Wednesdays at 9:30PM on ABC!