As you already know, Newtowrk Freeform is getting ready to premiere their newest series, Grown-ish on Jan. 3rd. The project is a direct spin-off of Black-ish as the show will follow The Johnson family’s eldest child in college. Deon Cole will also be joining Yara Shahidi in the series as his character Charlie.
It’s a different world for Yara Shahidi in the first teaser for her black-ish spinoff, aptly-titled, grown-ish. The show will kick things off January 3, anchoring a a Wednesday comedy night for the network with new comedy, Alone Together. Grown-ish follows Zoey (Shahidi), Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Rainbow’s (Tracee Ellis Ross) popular, entitled, stylish and socially active 17-year-old daughter from black-ish, as she heads into her freshman year of college. Shahidi is joined on-screen by series regulars Trevor Jackson (who has guest-starred twice in black-ish, including the backdoor pilot) as Aaron Jackson, Jordan Buhat as Vivek Shah, Emily Arlook as Nomi Segal (in a recasting and character retooling from the backdoor pilot), Francia Raisa as Ana Torres, Chris Parnell as Dean Parker black-ish star Deon Cole as Charlie Telphy. Chloe Bailey, Halle Bailey, Abraham D. Juste and Luka Sabbat also recur in the series.