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'Toy Story' Is 20, And Celebrating With A Special

In the big world of entertainment conglomerates, Pixar is Disney is ABC (sort of), so perhaps it's no surprise there's an ABC special to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Pixar's first feature.

How 'Black-ish' Writers Use Universal Storylines To Approach Race

ABC will air the final episode of its hit comedy Black-ish Wednesday night before the season ends for holiday break. Although the show focuses on the upper-middle class Johnson family, its storylines cross race, ethnicity, gender, geography and age. And it's acquired a real following that reflects that. NPR talks with showrunner Kenya Barris and his writers about making a specific experience universal.