Dowse directed the upcoming film ‘Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story.’
The actor played Joan’s best friend William on the popular sitcom.
As part of the agreement, Brock Akil will create scripted and other original content.
Cast members from each of the series helped make the announcement on social media.
The episode aired Tuesday night on ABC.
Kelly’s attorney has complained the strict visitation rules are “not right.”
“Being able to merge the worlds of ‘Black-ish’ and ‘Girlfriends’ was surreal,” said Tracee Ellis Ross.