Viola Davis, Kerry Washington, Nia Long, and More Appear at the Disney Media Distribution International Upfronts.

Viola Davis, Kerry Washington, Nia Long

“How to Get Away With Murder” star Viola Davis and “Scandal” star Kerry Washington made an appearance the Disney Media Distribution International Upfronts, earlier this week. The event saw a bevy of black actresses who attended to promote their upcoming shows for the Fall 2015/2016 television season. The upcoming season is proving to be a big one for black women on the small screen.

Viola Davis

Nia Long

Long will be starring alongside Mike Epps in a television adaptation of the 80’s John Candy comedy film Uncle Buck.

Kerry Washington

Margot Bingham

Bingham snagged a role as one of the lead characters in the upcoming ABC political drama “The Family.” Bingham is best known for her role as a jazz singer on the HBO series “Boardwalk Empire.”

Kelly Jenrette

The actress and writer will be appearing on the FOX series “Grandfathered” this fall. The series which stars Josh Peck and John Stamos is about a “confirmed bachelor discovers he’s a dad–and a grandfather.”

Rose Rollins

The actress scored a role in “The Catch,” an upcoming Shonda Rhimes produced legal drama, which will air on ABC in the fall.

Christina Milian

The singer and actress also scored a role in “Grandfathered.”