- The Washington Times - Wednesday, April 1, 2009

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tart-tongued Wanda Sykes is returning to Fox TV with a late-night series offering a comedic look at current events.

The program, as yet untitled, will air on Saturdays and is scheduled to premiere this fall, the network said Wednesday.

While the airtime for Sykes’ show was not announced, it likely will fill the 11 p.m. to midnight EDT slot now held by the sketch comedy series “MadTV,” which wraps its 14-season run in May.

Fox says Sykes’ show will include “biting” commentary, out-of-studio segments and panel discussions. Her short-lived comedy series “Wanda At Large” aired on Fox in 2003.

The Emmy-winning actress-comedian, who is set to host the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in May, co-stars in the CBS sitcom “The New Adventures of Old Christine.”


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide