Emmy winning actress star Tracee Ellis Ross is taking her relationship further with ABC Signature – producers of the critically-acclaimed ABC sitcom “Black-Ish.” The actress has signed a multi-year overall deal at ABC Signature,
Ross’ production company, Joy Mill Entertainment, will now be based in the studio and will produce content across broadcast, cable, and streaming.
“I love sharing stories and using storytelling as a way to connect and celebrate humanity,” said Ross. “As an actor, I’ve had the joy of inhabiting nuanced and dynamic roles. As an executive producer, I am able to build stories, gather creatives and shape worlds as a way to illuminate different realities. This deal continues my journey as a storyteller and content creator. I am thrilled to finally be sharing the news and expanding this part of my artistry at my home studio, ABC Signature. Jonnie Davis, Tracy Underwood, and their team have been incredible collaborators, and I am eager to continue our shared journey.”
“Tracee is a beloved member of the ABC Signature family and, as everyone knows, has brought so much to our ‘ish’ universe,” said Jonnie Davis, president of ABC Signature. “We also love and admire Tracee’s passion for storytelling and developing projects, so we’re thrilled that Joy Mill Entertainment will be housed at our studio. We’re already incredibly excited by the projects she’s bringing to us in this new role.”
In addition to her role as Dr. Rainbow Johnson on “Black-ish,” Ross also serves as executive producer, narrator, and co-creator of the prequel series “Mixed-ish,” which also airs on ABC.