He played in the 1992 World Series, won two Super Bowl rings and Deion Sanders is still in the limelight as the star and executive producer of his own reality show, Deion & Pilar: Prime Time Love (Tuesdays at 10:30 pm/ET, Oxygen). We chatted with him about his views on family life.
TV Guide: Why do a reality show? Deion Sanders: There's a lack of shows that depict African-American families in the correct manner — we're not all dysfunctional, chaotic and ignorant. We do love Run's House and what Snoop is doing, but we just wanted to put a product [out] that stresses family values and a loving nature.
TV Guide: What kind of dad are you?Sanders: [I’m] Bill Cosby with a little twist of George Jefferson and bringing it home with [some] James Evans from Good Times.
Most All-Star games are dullsville did anyone watch last night's Pro Bowl? but the NBA does its best to keep interesting. The annual NBA All-Star Celebrity Game is often an amusing spectacle leading up to the big game. This year's eclectic collection of singers, actors and WNBA players should keep that tradition going. Ne-Yo? Taylor Hicks? Ando from Heroes?Alyssa Milano and Gabrielle Union will coach the two teams. Access Hollywood co-anchor Tony Potts, who was MVP of last year's game, will be on the floor for Milano's squad.Here are the two teams, which will face off Friday (Feb. 15, 7 pm/ET, ESPN) at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans:New Orleans Team: Ne-Yo (Grammy-winning singer) Zach Gilford (Friday Night Lights) Taylor Hicks (2006 American Idol winner) Seth Gilliam (The Wire) James Lafferty (One Tree Hill) Master P (rapper and Dancing With the Stars alum) Ruth Riley (WNBA All-Star, San Antonio S...
Imagine's Brian Grazer has landed a commitment from Fox for a drama about the FBI, the first series in more than 35 years to have the full cooperation of the feds. The project, to be penned by Chap Taylor (Changing Lanes), revolves around a character based on John O'Neill, the real-life G-man who warned the FBI about Al Qaeda early on, only to be ignored.... Per Variety, NBC has given the go-ahead to a legal thriller from Barry Sonnenfeld (Pushing Daisies) that is centered on a NYC firm populated by civil-case lawyers who "do whatever it takes to win".... Per the Reporter, Oxygen has ordered a true-crime series titled Captured, as well as Deion and Pilar Sanders: Prime Time Love, a reality series fronted by the former pro athlete.