Tuesday, April 26, 2011

From LA Examiner: FOX Picks Up New Sketch Show; 'Jeopardy!' To Host First Teachers Tournament; Damon Wayans Jr Has a Family Reunion on 'Happy Endings'

"FOX to premiere Jamie Foxx' In The Flow With Affion Crockett in August"

Formerly the "Untitled Jamie Foxx Project", In The Flow With Affion Crockett has been picked up by the FOX network for a special one-hour series premiere on Sunday, August 14th at 9pm... [MORE]

"Alex Trebek and Jeopardy! honor educators with first-ever Teachers Tournament"

For the first time ever Jeopardy! is about to embark on a Teachers Tournament. Shot in front of its usual live studio audience in Culver City CA and featuring a couple of local educators, the emphasis in this special week of shows is on the importance and impact of education. It may be a long time coming for this one, though: after all, they have students’ weeks; they even have kids’ weeks; but never before have they singled out teachers... [MORE]

"Damon Wayans Jr. talks Happy Endings as a mini-Wayans family reunion"

This week on Happy Endings Damon Wayans Jr. has a tough job. The young stand-up comedian and co-star on this new half-hour comedy series on ABC shared with LA TV Insider Examiner that he doesn’t usually like to go into a room-- audition or comedy club-- using his real name because he doesn’t want to be automatically compared to his father or his uncles. But sometimes it is inevitable because as much as he may try to downplay the family connection, he really does resemble his dad-- in physicality and in comic timing. The thing is: that family is just damn talented! And now Wayans Jr. has to meet his greatest competition head on when his real life father guest stars as his reel life father... [MORE]

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