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Photo Credit:  ABC/Brian Bowen Smith
  • Premiered: 
    September 24, 2019
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  • Network: ABC
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Comedy (Sitcom)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Spinoff of black-ish 
  • Subject Matter: Family
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Plot Synopsis

In this spinoff of BLACK-ISH, a young Rainbow Johnson recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the '80s, and the dilemmas they face to acclimate in the suburbs while staying true to themselves. Bow's parents Paul and Alicia decide to move from a hippie commune to the suburbs to better provide for their family. As her parents struggle with the challenges of their new life, Bow and her siblings navigate a mainstream school in which they're perceived as neither black nor white. This family's experiences illuminate the challenges of finding one's own identity when the rest of the world can't decide where you belong.
On Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 9pm ET/PT, ABC debuted "When Doves Cry," the winter premiere of MIXED-ISH.In the wake of the Challenger tragedy, Rainbow and her family handle their grief in different ways. Denise realizes that life is too short, so she vows to right all the wrongs she's done in her life (and she's done a lot of bad). Guest starring is Paulet Del Castillo as Micaela, Luca Luhan as Bryce and Caitlin Kimball as Ms. Collins.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by ABC Studios

Theme Song

  • In the Mix - Mariah Carey