‘Blackish’ gets new showrunner for Season 6

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“Blackish” writer Courtney Lilly will move into the showrunner role for the show’s sixth season, Variety is reporting.

A previous showrunner, Kenya Barris, exited after signing a deal with Netflix in 2018.

Lilly will replace Kenny Smith and Jonathan Groff, who were co-showrunners for Season 5.

ABC says Smith and Groff are stepping aside focusing on development, but will remain consulting producers on the sitcom.


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