According to several reports, it seems that Oprah Winfrey is paying more and more attention to comedy as she has just signed Wanda Sykes to host 2 female comedy specials that will air on the OWN Network!
These reports state that the new specials, titled Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious will air Saturday, July 13th and Saturday, July 20 at 10 PM on OWN and will be taped in front of a live studio audience at Harpo Studios in Chicago, the former home of The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Scheduled to appear are emerging female stand-ups Andi Smith, Gloria Bigelow, Marina Franklin, Tracey Ashley, Carmen Lynch and Dominique Witten. Kym Whitley from OWN’s Raising Whitley is among those scheduled for a guest appearance.
Sykes also will appear with her guests in a series of comedy shorts that will air throughout each hour.
Stay tuned as more details are coming!
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