“Grown-ish” Starring Yara Shahidi Renewed For 2nd Season
2018 is off to a great start for Yara Shahidi! Freeform has reportedly renewed the series that she stars in, Grown-ish, for a second season. The Disney-owned cable network gave the Black-ish spin-off an early season-two renewal. Season two will consist of 20 episodes, as opposed to the 13 that it received season one.
To date, only four episodes have aired, but with impressive ratings. The premiere of the series ranked as the younger-skewing cable network’s best comedy launch in five and a half years. It also opened with 1.56 million total viewers, including 917,000 among the adults 18-49 demographic.
Grown-ish follows the Johnsons’ eldest daughter Zoey (Yara Shahidi) as she heads off to college and begins her journey to adulthood but quickly discovers that not everything goes her way once she leaves the nest. Deon Cole, Trevor Jackson, Francia Raisa, Emily Arlook, Jordan Buhat, Chloe x Halle, Luka Sabbat and Chris Parnell also star.
Created by Black-ish’s Kenya Barris, the series is produced by Khalabo Ink Society, Wilmore Films, Cinema Gypsy Productions and Principato-Young Entertainment, with Anthony Anderson, Brian Dobbins, and Helen Sugland acting as executive producers.