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Jan252020

“mixed•ish” Table Read

As reported earlier, Shiri Appleby is the director of an upcoming episode of ABC’s single-camera sitcom “mixed•ish”.

“What a week it’s been!”, wrote Shiri in her Insta Story. She shared a snapshot taken at the table read. It shows the actresses Tracee Ellis Ross and Arica Himmel and Shiri’s director name plate.

The show is a prequel spin-off of Black-ish and airs on Tuesdays at 9|8c PM.

Watch clips and the latest episodes on www.abc.com/shows/mixed-ish and follow the show on Twitter and Instagram..

Jan242020

“Big Shot” Recasting

In October 2019 it was announced, that Shiri Appleby was cast alongside John Stamos in Disney+’s original series “Big Shot”. The role has now been recast. Now, Jessalyn Gilsig will be taking over the female lead.

The role of Holly, the good-humored and down-to-earth assistant basketball coach, was originally conceived and cast younger and has since evolved to be more of a contemporary to Stamos’ Marvin — and potential love interest for him down the road — leading to the recasting, reports Deadline.

Read more on Deadline: ‘Big Shot’: Jessalyn Gilsig Joins Disney+ Series From David E. Kelley In Recasting

Jan112020

Shiri Can’t Wait To Get Behind The Camera Again

”I absolutely love the complete concentration directing requires. I’m in prep to helm a new episode of Mixedish and I cannot wait to get behind the camera again! 🍒”, wrote Shiri on Instagram along with a behind the scenes photo from UnREAL.

mixed•ish” is a prequel spin-off of Black-ish and airs on Tuesdays at 9|8c PM on ABC.

The show centers on Rainbow Johnson, who recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the ’80s, and the dilemmas they face to acclimate in the suburbs while staying true to themselves.

Nov012019

Big Shot

Shiri Appleby and Yvette Nicole Brown are set as series regulars alongside John Stamos in Big Shot, Disney+’s new original series “Big Shot”.

The show follows a temperamental college basketball coach (Stamos) who gets fired from his job and must take a teaching and coaching job at “Westbrook School for Girls” an elite private high school.

In the 10-episode sports dramedy Shiri will portray Holly. The character is the good-humored and down-to-earth assistant basketball coach. Yvette Nicole Brown will play Sherilyn, the no nonsense dean of the all-girls school.

A release date has not been set, yet.