Looks like Wanda Sykes will be back on nighttime TV! The comedienne reportedly landed her own late-night show aimed to replace the canceled MadTV. Says Yahoo!,
Actress-comedian Wanda Sykes and the Fox network are finalizing a deal for a Saturday late-night show.
The hourlong show, slated to premiere in the fall, will succeed the recently canceled sketch comedy show “MadTV.” It will be topical, featuring a panel of recurring guests sparring over issues concerning politics as well as pop culture. Sykes will appear in field segments as well.
Known for her outspoken comedic perspective, Sykes will host the 2009 White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. The actress, who co-stars on CBS’ “The New Adventures of Old Christine,” previously headlined the sitcom “Wanda at Large” on Fox.
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