The long-shelved competition series is slated to return NBC this summer, with funnylady Wanda Sykes attached to executive produce.
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After bowing in 2003, Standing aired on-and-off — and was even cancelled and revived — through 2010.
NBC has yet to name a host for the series’ eighth cycle.
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• NBC has given the green light to Working the Engels, a 12-episode comedy following a family that bands together after their father passes away and leaves them in debt. Andrea Martin (Sctv), Kacey Rohl (Hannibal), Azura Skye