Bill Cosby Heading Back To NBC To Star In New Family Comedy
According to Shadow and Act, Bill Cosby heading back to NBC to star in a new family comedy, produced by former Cosby Show producer Tom Werner. In the untitled series, Cosby will play the head of a multi-generational family, not-so unlike his past comedy series, Cosby Show and Cosby, which aired on CBS years after the Cosby Show ended its successful run on NBC.No other specifics on the upcoming new series. The project is currently out to potential writers. Just last month, TV Land aired Cosby's latest stand-up special, Bill Cosby: Far From Finished,
which marked his first full-length stand up program in over three
decades. In typical Cosby form, he gave his hilarious point of view on
topics he knows well, such as relationships, marriage and of course,
Sidebar: It's crazy that NBC has not had a hit black sitcom since Cosby in the early 90's and now they are going back to the same guy. So in 20 years you haven't been able to curate any new black talent? Come on. I welcome Cosby back, but it is so ridiculous that there hasn't been anymore Cosby's since he left. Sad.