An American television sitcom starring Gregory Hines as a publishing agent and widower, who's dedicated to raising his 12-year old son Matty (Brandon Hammond) along with returning to the dating scene following a year and a half absence. The series premiered September 15, 1997 on CBS, and began airing regularly on Friday nights as part of the networks "Block Party". The series ended on February 27, 1998 after airing 15 of the 22 episodes produced. Written by
Did You Know?
According to Wendell Pierce
, during a table read, a CBS executive questioned whether Ben should kiss Matty because he was unsure that black people kiss their kids. Gregory Hines
became angry and had a private talk with the executive. See more