Q&A: How Mixed-ish’s Creator Expanded Black-ish’s Universe Into the ’80s

Co-creator Peter Saji on making history and being ‘specifically universal’

Five years after its debut, Black-ish has become a full-fledged TV franchise. Last year, the ABC comedy launched a spinoff, Grown-ish, which followed Yara Shahidi’s character, Zoey, as she entered college. Tonight, a second Black-ish spinoff debuts on ABC, and is one of fall’s most promising new shows.