03/13/2006 at 01:00 AM EST
>After a great run producing genial comedies (including Showtime's Barbershop), Ice Cube might have been wary of executive-producing something as dicey as Black. White. Nope. "Once I knew the makeup would work, I knew the show could not miss." And if the show ends with the families still not getting each other, "that shows there is a difference, there is a divide."