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Mash-Up: Conan Characters on Other TBS Shows (VIDEO)

by Ryan McKee, posted Nov 3rd 2010 5:30PM
Countdown to 'Conan': Get ready for Conan O'Brien's TBS talk show debut on Nov. 8

Part of Conan O'Brien's deal with TBS stipulates that the network won't interfere with the show's content. However, there is always loads of fine print in those contracts and we wouldn't be surprised if Conan missed something.

For example, TBS might want him to promote their original series by working them into his sketches. That may sound like a horrible idea at first, but we're sure Conan's staff would develop insane ways to mash up their existing characters with shows like 'Are We There Yet?', 'Meet The Browns,' 'Lopez Tonight' and 'Tyler Perry's House of Payne.'

We picked four of our favorite Conan characters and mashed them up in possible TBS-centric sketches. Right now the finished product is only in our dreams, but the description and corresponding videos should give you a good idea.

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TBS Renews 'Are We There Yet?' for 90 Episodes

by Mike Moody, posted Aug 16th 2010 5:04PM
are we there yet castIt's a good week for Terry Crews.

The Hollywood vet is currently starring in the number one movie in the country, 'The Expendables,' and TBS has just picked up his freshman sitcom 'Are We There Yet?' for an additional 90 (90!) episodes.

The family comedy, loosely based on the 2005 Ice Cube movie of the same name, ranked among the top 10 new cable shows for the last quarter, scoring an average of 2.8 million viewers an episode. Almost half of those viewers are in the key 18-49 demo.

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'Are We There Yet?' Preview

by Chris Harnick, posted Jun 2nd 2010 12:00AM
Are We There Yet?
When audiences first met Suzanne Kingston and Nick Persons in the film 'Are We There Yet?' Nick was tasked with taking Suzanne's kids on a road trip to visit her on a business excursion. Now, the movie is a TBS sitcom premiering June 2 at 9PM ET. The show is set six months after Suzanne and Nick got together at the end of the 2005 film. The Kingston-Persons family is united under one roof, but that doesn't mean they're all united.

Terry Crews of 'Everybody Hates Chris' fame takes over the role of Nick Persons from Ice Cube. However, Ice Cube, who also serves as an executive producer, appears as Suzanne's brother, Terrence.

Essence Atkins, a recognizable face from the sitcom world with roles on 'Half & Half' and 'Smart Guy,' portrays Suzanne in the show. The role was originated by Nia Long in the film.

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Ladies Love Cool Cube! Ice Cube Explains His Name (VIDEO)

by Donald Deane, posted May 28th 2010 12:30PM
Ice Cube dropped by the fourth hour of 'Today' (weekdays, 7AM ET on NBC) to promote his new sitcom 'Are We There Yet?' and explained the origin of his name. According to the rapper/actor, the nickname was given to him by an older brother after he started flirting with his sibling's girlfriends at an early age.

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Are We There Yet? coming to TBS, and bringing Terry Crews with it

by Jason Hughes, posted Jul 15th 2009 5:04PM
Terry CrewsTBS started the 100-episode order with the Tyler Perry family of sitcoms. And now they're at it again with a similar offer on the table for a television adaptation of Ice Cube's film Are We There Yet? Even better, they've nabbed Everybody Hates Chris' Terry Crews to play Nick, the role Ice Cube played in the film and its sequel.

Crews was always the funniest character on Everybody Hates Chris, and seeing him as the fish out of water marrying into an instant family should give him plenty of opportunity for laughs. It's nice to see that shows featuring predominantly African American casts are still being developed somewhere since they've left network television completely now with the cancellation of The CW's comedies.

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Jennifer Garner Signs Deal With ABC Studios & More TV News

by Andrew Scott, posted Jul 15th 2009 12:45PM
Jennifer Garner and Kathy Griffin

Jennifer Garner signs a production deal with ABC Studios, Kathy Griffin will host the Schmemmys, 'True Blood' continues to dominate the ratings and more of today's top TV headlines.

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