(For pre-school aged children) – A musical animated series that follows 9-year-old whiz kid Sara and younger brother Sam as they solve mysteries in their apartment building, at school, and beyond — employing math, music, and creative thinking to ensure Sara Solves it! Created by Carol Greenwald (Arthur, Curious George) and Angela Santomero (Creative Galaxy, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood).
Terry Crews sits down with NPR’s Tess Vigeland to discuss his new memoir, Manhood: How To Be a Better Man – Or Just Live With One. He tells Vigeland, “The book should’ve been called, Terry Crews Is an Idiot And This Is How I Survived. I’m serious! There was so much astounding immaturity in this book.”
On living under an alcoholic father
As an African-American, there’s a lot of things that — culturally we just don’t talk to each other. Anything bad in the past is supposed to be suppressed. “Somebody had it harder than you! So just be glad you’re eating!” That’s the attitude. And then what would happen is he would bury all his problems in alcohol. It would come out one way or the other. He abused my mother. There was a lot of physical violence in the home.”
On revealing his pornography addiction to his wife
She gave me another chance. She said, “Now that I know everything, I’m still choosing to love you” … That kind of mercy, that kind of grace — it took our relationship to a whole other level because this is one thing I never realized … I always thought if she really knew who I was, she wouldn’t want to be with me. And that blew my mind!
Manhood used to be the Marlboro Man — my way, the highway, I walk alone! And the Marlboro Man is always by himself. Family, kids? Can’t hang with him. They don’t understand him. What happens is, that guy in his 60s, he’s back there in his shed and he’s crying his eyes out. He’s alone. No one wants to be with him. And I averted that future.
Andre Johnson has a great job, a beautiful wife, Rainbow, four kids, and a colonial home in the ‘burbs. But has success brought too much assimilation for this black family? With a little help from his dad, Dre sets out to establish a sense of cultural identity for his family that honors their past while embracing the future.
Anthony Anderson and Laurence Fishburne star together in an all-new ABC comedy about staying true to your roots, while finding yourself! #Blackish