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On set with ABC's black-ish #ABCTVEvent

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A well-lit foyer with an open front door and a staircase inside a house on set with ABC's black-ish.

Welcome to the home of Dre Johnson, his wife Rainbow and their four adorable kids. If you watch ABC's black-ish TV show, you'll probably recognize all of the places in these photos. If you don't watch the show, you should be, because it is hilarious. Tune in WEDNESDAYS 9:30|8:30c on ABC! Going on set for a show is really fun.

Electric scooter parked on set with ABC's black-ish, viewed from an open doorway.

What you see on set is exactly what you on tv. Unless you look up or on the grounds around the set. Because a set isn't permanent, they only build all of the necessary pieces and not all of it is real. Pretty cool, huh! For example, when you look out the Johnson's front door you see these beautiful trees. They aren't real. The trees are just a back drop that they can change in and out depending on the time of day!

An interior staircase on set with ABC's black-ish, featuring a white balustrade, patterned wallpaper, and framed pictures on the wall.

These stairs trick you, too. Did you know that all of the black-ish set is built on ground floor, so every time you see them go upstairs, they aren't really upstairs. These stairs in their house really lead to absolutely nothing. Its just stairs to no where!

On set with ABC's black-ish, the modern kitchen interior at night features pendant lighting and a dining table set.

Here is another fun example for you. Is this kitchen not amazing! Everywhere in the house has the appearance of being finished, but if you look UP you will see that there isn't a ceiling. I imagine during a shoot there are lots of lights, cameras and microphones coming down from this area.

A cozy living room at night, on set with ABC's black-ish, features a sofa, decorative pillows, a television on the wall, and various ornamental items on the shelves and tables.

This house is absolutely stunning. They did a really good job making it beautiful but also looked lived in. The living room above is beautifully decorated with realistic items that you would find in the house of a family of 6. For example, in the corner there is a basket filled with games, tic tac to on the table, and a random misplaced toy.

A shelving unit on set with ABC's black-ish displaying various items, including three photo frames with pictures, a patterned vase, a small sculpture, and a decorative blue container.

Scattered around the house you will find pictures of the kids and pictures of the family together. This obviously is important because in the show they ARE a family so it is natural that they would have family pictures together. This brings a more homey feel and makes it feel like they have made memories in this house for years.

A bookshelf decorated with assorted vases, books, and a framed photograph from the set of ABC's black-ish, alongside a close-up of an African-inspired metal mask sculpture next to the photo frame

I loved that they have lots of great books in their home because my kids love to read and it made me recognize a piece of my own family in their home.  Maxine Shepard, the Production Designer was telling us about the pieces that they bought. They would shop at regular stores like Target or get pieces from a prop house. She also told us that before they started filming they would get the cast together for a photo shoot. This photo shoot had two purposes. 1. For photos on the wall of the home and 2. To help the cast start getting to know each other before filming. 

   A cozy home interior corner on set with ABC's black-ish featuring a lamp, a toy truck, a toy gun, a stuffed animal, a collection of framed family photos, and some books alongside a

I loved that random toys placed around the house. We have this exact same frame in our house so it was fun seeing how their memories were displayed. Each room was filled with personal items to make their house feel like a lived in home when you see it on screen.

Elegant dining room on set with ABC's black-ish, featuring a large wooden table, upholstered chairs, and ambient lighting.

This is their beautiful dining room. I love the dining set. This is the formal room that is set right when you come in the front door.

A set of two images on set with ABC's black-ish showing the interior of a home with an open ceiling design featuring skylights in both the living space and bedroom.

I love the bedrooms in the black-ish house. They were so detailed and truly incredible. I love the color scheme of the master bedroom. You can tell from these photos also that the ceiling is unfinished.

A well-organized walk-in closet on set with ABC's black-ish, featuring sections for shoes, folded and hanging clothes, and accessories.

Ok seriously, now THIS is a closet! Have you ever seen anything so amazing! I thought it was hilarious that Dre had more room in the closest than Rainbow did. I was especially impressed with his shoe collection!

A collage of three photos showing a colorful and patterned child's bedroom, on set with ABC's black-ish, featuring a bed, bookshelf, study area, and storage spaces.

The twins room was probably my favorite room in the house. It is bright and colorful and really looks like so much fun. I love how they were able to separate the room in a way that worked for both a boy and a girl. There is so much storage and fun. I wish this room were in my own house! Amazing.

A vibrant and colorful bedroom interior on set with ABC's black-ish, featuring an artistic floral wall mural, coordinating with a mix of bold furnishings and accessories.

The oldest daughter, Zoey's room was also bright colored and fun but in a much more grown up, mature, teenager sort of way. The detail that they put into these rooms are amazing. You can tell that they are "lived" in, but they are so neat and organized. I could be perfectly happy with this house. 🙂

A set of photographs showing an indoor tv set designed to resemble an outdoor patio with furniture and plants, under studio lighting and with production equipment visible on set with ABC's black-ish.

I love a backyard living space. I love the light colors that they used to make this space inviting and relaxing. The pillows and plants really add to the comfortable ambiance.

I had so much fun being On set with ABC's black-ish. What is your favorite room in the Johnson house?

A woman and a young girl smiling at a table with craft supplies on set with ABC's black-ish.

BLACK-ISH - "Oedipal Triangle"- Dre's mother, Ruby, comes for a visit, and she smothers her pork chops with gravy, Dre with love, and would like to flat out smother Bow, who feels the same way about her. Dre tries to find a way to get the two most important women in his life to get along, on "black-ish," WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19 (9:31-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Kelsey McNeal) JENIFER LEWIS, MARSAI MARTIN, ANTHONY ANDERSON, TRACEE ELLIS ROSS

Four individuals, possibly a family from ABC's black-ish, engaged in conversation around a dining table with one man appearing to be in thought.

Don't forget to tune it Wednesdays 9:30|8:30c on ABC for this hilarious new comedy!

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Tuesday 14th of June 2022

I love the master bathroom. Spacious but not oversized. Modern but not aloof.