Black-ish: We Come Back For Season 5


ABC's critically acclaimed and award-winning sitcom Black-ish was steady in the ratings during the past seasons. However, the fourth installment of the comedy series has showcased a notable drop in the viewing audience. The current season's premiere has lost over 26% of the viewers. Last time, ABC has opted to pick up Black-ish for another round. But whether or not the sitcom will manage to remain in the ABC schedule for this time? Will Black-ish return for Season 5 on ABC? Luckily, on May 12, 2018, the national broadcaster confirmed that Black-ish had been renewed for another season.

We were confident in the renewal. Read our forecast below. Most critics were impressed by the fourth installment of Black-ish as the statistics by Rotten Tomatoes evidenced. By their data, Black-ish Season 4 holds a score of 8.0/10 and a 100% approval rating. At the same time, the viewers have evaluated the current round of the show at 2.7/5/47%. It turns out critics love the current season of Black-ish more than the viewers. In the meantime, an overall score of Black-ish on IMDb is 7.1/10 > 13,800 votes. Also worth noting that the viewers were more optimistic about Black-ish, according to the statistics of the previous seasons.

Let's now take a glance at the television ratings. As mentioned above, the audience of Black-ish is gradually decreasing. So the fourth season's premiere has garnered 4.709 million viewers with a 1.49 key demo (-24%, P18-49). The subsequent episodes fluctuated close to a mark of 4.0 million viewers.

Despite the notable drop in the viewing audience, we were sure that ABC is about to pick up the sitcom for at least one round. Black-ish is still actual and hilarious. Besides, most critics have appreciated the current installment of the comedy series.

Black-ish Summary

If you have not watched this comedy series on ABC yet, please read a brief overview of Black-ish below.

The story focuses on the Johnson family and their patriarch Andre "Dre" Johnson in particular. At first sight, Dre is a happy husband having a promising job and a father to his four kids. His home is big; his wife is beautiful, while his kids attend a prestigious school. However, as a black man, Dre starts to suppose that his family has already assimilated into an upper-middle-class neighborhood. Dre's kids don't respect their roots and almost not aware of their past. Assisted by his father, Earl, Dre starts his first attempts to re-educate the members of his family intending to force them to honor their background. Dre believes that this knowledge would be useful to his children in the future.

On The Possible Release Date For Season 5

We expect that the sitcom will return for Season 5 in September or October of 2018, given the current schedule of the series. But we are still looking forward to the official announcement of ABC on the subject. We will update this article as soon as getting the new data. As of now, stay tuned for updates. We'll keep you informed.