Black women are certainly making boss moves in the entertainment industry. Tracee Ellis Ross has used her artistry as an avenue to bring diverse narratives to television and she will continue doing so through a new production partnership. According to an interview, the black-ish star recently inked an overall deal with ABC Signature.
As part of the multi-year partnership, Ross will develop content through her production company Joy Mill Entertainment that will be featured across all of ABC Signature’s platforms. She says she wants to use this collaboration with the television production studio to continue to amplify stories that illustrate the different layers of humanity.
“I love sharing stories and using storytelling as a way to connect and celebrate humanity,” she said in a statement, according to the news outlet. “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. I am thrilled to finally be sharing the news and expanding this part of my artistry at my home studio, ABC Signature.” she added.
“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.” Jonnie Davis a member of the ABC team said.