Black-Ish Animated Episode: First Look At Characters
Prepare to get even more drawn into the world of The Johnsons from Black-ish with an animated episode. On Wednesday, ABC’s Black-ish gave viewers a sneak peek at its upcoming pre-season special by revealing the art that will animate Dre, Bow & Co. in the previously announced election-themed event.
The hour-long special will air on Sunday, Oct. 4 at 10/9c, and will focus on the 2020 race for president. The first of two back-to-back episodes will find Junior purged from voter polls, a status he discovers when he excitedly goes to vote for the first time.
The second, animated half of the special will find Dre’s co-worker, Stevens, launching a misguided campaign to run for Congress. When Dre decides to counter his colleague’s ambitions by campaigning against him, he becomes ensnared in the world of fundraising and private interest groups.
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Matthew Cherry (Hair Love) will direct both episodes. Jonas Diamond of Smiley Guy Studios and Rod Amador of Big Jump Entertainment will produce the animation… which you can get a taste of below.
Black-ish‘s Season 7 premiere will air on Wednesday, Oct. 21. Until then, click on the gallery to see all of the Johnsons in cartoon form.