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Two TV veterans are returning to the small screen. Deadline reports Jeffersons star Marla Gibbs and Amen alum Anna Maria Horsford have joined ABC's new pilot Jalen vs. Everybody.From Nahnatchka Khan, the Jalen Rose comedy "follows former NBA player and current Espn personality Rose as he juggles his career responsibilities with the challenges of being a single dad."Read More… »
Anna Maria Horsford (The Bold and the Beautiful) and 227 and The Jeffersons alumna Marla Gibbs are set to co-star opposite Jalen Rose in ABC’s single-camera comedy pilot Jalen vs. Everybody, from Nahnatchka Khan, creator/executive producer of ABC's family comedy Fresh Off the Boat, and the series' executive producer Jake Kasdan. Written by Khan, the comedy follows former NBA player and current Espn personality Rose as he juggles his career responsibilities with the… »
NBA star and ESPN host Jalen Rose has cast his mother and grandmother for his ABC comedy pilot, Variety has learned.
The half-hour follows Rose as he juggles his career responsibilities with the challenges of being a single dad. The project hails from the team behind ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat.” Nahnatchka Khan wrote the pilot and will executive produce with Jake Kasdan, Melvin Mar, and Mandy Summers. Aside from starring, Rose will also serve as a producer. Khan’s Fierce Baby banner is producing in association with 20th Century Fox Television and ABC Studios.
- Oriana Schwindt
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has unveiled the top contenders for nominations in the Daytime Emmy Awards’ drama acting categories.
NATAS narrows the field of potential nominees through online balloting. The top 10 vote-getters in each category will advance to the next round of judging for nominations, set for Feb. 20 by blue-ribbon panels of NATAS members.
The nominations will be announced March 22 on CBS’ daytime series “The Talk.”
Here are the finalists in each category:
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series
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- Variety Staff
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