Kenya Barris

Writer | Producer | Miscellaneous Crew
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KNOWN FOR 
Black-ish (2014-2018) | Girls Trip (2017) | Grown-ish (2018)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations More »
NICKNAME  
Yee
BORN 
Aug 9, 1974 (age 43)
HEIGHT 
6' 3" (1.90m)

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Projects in Development (13 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
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Past Film & Video (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (24 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
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    • Dream Home (May 15, 2018) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
    • Collateral Damage (May 8, 2018) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
    • Blue Valentime (May 1, 2018) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
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    • Back & Forth (Mar 28, 2018) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
    • Crew Love (Mar 21, 2018) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
    • Safe and Sound (Mar 14, 2018) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Close Up with the Hollywood ReporterClose Up with the Hollywood Reporter (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017), Stills Courtesy Of (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Libby and MalcolmLibby and Malcolm (TV Movie) Producer, Writer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Unit ZeroUnit Zero (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for America's Next Top ModelAmerica's Next Top Model (TV Series) Writer (developer) (210 episodes, 2003), Writer (27 episodes, 2005), Writer (creator) (20 episodes, 2005), Consultant (19 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003–2015 257
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  • Primary photo for Black-ish: BloopishBlack-ish: Bloopish (TV Movie) Thanks  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The GameThe Game (TV Series) Writer (11 episodes, 2006), Consulting Producer (4 episodes, 2006), Producer (4 episodes, 2008), Co-Executive Producer (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2006–2014 21
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  • Primary photo for We Got NextWe Got Next (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for I Hate My Teenage DaughterI Hate My Teenage Daughter (TV Series) Supervising Producer (3 episodes, 2011), Writer (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2011–2013 4
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  • Primary photo for The Start UpThe Start Up (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Are We There Yet?Are We There Yet? (TV Series) Writer (staff writer) (13 episodes, 2011), Writer (4 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011–2012 16
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  • Primary photo for Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2012Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2012 (TV Special) Creative Consultant  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Australia's Next Top ModelAustralia's Next Top Model (TV Series) Developed For Television (13 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005–2010 13
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  • Primary photo for Britain's Next Top ModelBritain's Next Top Model (TV Series) Developed For Television (27 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005–2010 27
    • Episode #6.11 (Sep 13, 2010) Developed For Television  Less
    • Episode #5.12 (Jul 6, 2009) Developed For Television  Less
    • Episode #5.11 (Jun 29, 2009) Developed For Television  Less
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  • Primary photo for Canada's Next Top ModelCanada's Next Top Model (TV Series) Developed For Television (8 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006 8
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  • Primary photo for GirlfriendsGirlfriends (TV Series) Writer (2 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005–2006 2
  • Primary photo for Germany's Next TopmodelGermany's Next Topmodel (TV Series) Developed For Television (10 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006 10
    • Finale (Mar 29, 2006) Developed For Television  Less
    • Paris wir kommen! (Mar 22, 2006) Developed For Television  Less
    • Sunny California (Mar 15, 2006) Developed For Television  Less
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  • Primary photo for Top model NorgeTop model Norge (TV Series) Developed For Television (12 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006 12
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  • Primary photo for Listen UpListen Up (TV Series) Executive Story Editor (4 episodes, 2004), Writer (2 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004–2005 6
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  • Primary photo for Soul FoodSoul Food (TV Series) Writer (2 episodes, 2003), Writer (2 episodes, 2002), Assistant To The Writers (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000–2004 5
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  • Primary photo for Like FamilyLike Family (TV Series) Story Editor, Writer  Less 2003–2004
  • Primary photo for BET LiveBET Live (TV Series) Writer  Less 1998– 
  • Primary photo for The Keenen Ivory Wayans ShowThe Keenen Ivory Wayans Show (TV Series) Writer  Less 1997–1998
Self (12 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
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  • Primary photo for The Daily ShowThe Daily Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The History of ComedyThe History of Comedy (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Close Up with the Hollywood ReporterClose Up with the Hollywood Reporter (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015–2017
  • Primary photo for Problematic with Moshe KasherProblematic with Moshe Kasher (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Essence Ninth Annual Black Women in HollywoodEssence Ninth Annual Black Women in Hollywood (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for ABFF Awards a Celebration of HollywoodABFF Awards a Celebration of Hollywood (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself - Exec Producer, Black-ish (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for TakePart LiveTakePart Live (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005–2006

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