The 30 minute spinoff that will be on the Freeform channel will be called grown-ish. Along with Yara Shahidi and Deon Cole the show will also have Chris Parnell, Emily Arlook , and Trevor Jackson. Arlook plays the role originally played in the black-ish episode by Mallory Sparks. The show follows the Johnson’s eldest daughter Zoey (Shahidi) as she heads off to college and quickly discovers that not everything goes her way once she leaves the nest.
The series, from ABC Signature Studios, will start production next month and is set to premiere early 2018 on Freeform and the Freeform App .