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FX Sets Premiere Date for Partners

Martin Lawrence, Kelsey Grammer

Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence's FX comedy Partners will premiere Monday, Aug. 4 at 9/8c, the network announced Thursday.

The duo will play two vastly different Chicago lawyers who are brought together by circumstance. Marcus Jackson (Lawrence) is a kind community activist who's going through a heartbreaking divorce. Allen Braddock (Grammer) is an elitist lawyer who's just been fired from his father's firm. But after meeting in court, the pair develop a strong partnership and friendship.

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Wednesday TV: Psych Finale, Family Goes to Vegas, Live TV on TV Land

James Roday, Dule Hill

As USA Network's Psych hangs up its pineapple after eight seasons of tomfoolery — or should it be called Shawn-foolery? — mystery takes even more of a back seat to comedy than usual in the series finale (Wednesday, 9/8c), ominously titled "The Breakup." While there is a murder to be solved (frequently referred to as "our last case"), it's a perfunctory distraction at best to Shawn's main concern: how to tell Gus that their bromantic partnership may in fact be over. read more

Kelsey Grammer Expecting His Sixth Child

Kayte Walsh and Kelsey Grammer

Kelsey Grammer is going to be a dad again!

The Frasier star and his wife, Kayte, are expecting their second child together, People reports.

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FX Greenlights New Kelsey Grammer/Martin Lawrence Comedy

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FX has picked up a new untitled sitcom starring Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence as mismatched Chicago lawyers who develop an unlikely friendship. Much like FX's deals for... read more

Martin Lawrence Files for Divorce

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Martin Lawrence has filed for divorce a week after announcing his split from his wife, Shamicka, People reports.

"Out of love and respect for one another we will continue to remain friends and raise our two beautiful daughters together," they said in a joint statement.

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Martin Lawrence and Wife Getting Divorced

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Martin Lawrence and his wife Shamicka Lawrence are going their separate ways.

"Martin and Shamicka Lawrence have decided to divorce," a rep for the 47-year-old actor told People. read more

Pilot Season: CBS Orders Martin Lawrence Comedy

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CBS has ordered a comedy pilot starring Martin Lawrence.

Written by Mike Lisbe and Nate Reger ($#*! My Dad Says), the untitled project will star Lawrence as a widowed father of two teens, who, after losing ...
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Network Pilot Watch: An Early Look at What's Trending for Fall

The Munsters

Remember last fall's The Playboy Club and Charlie's Angels? Both shows quickly fizzled — but their failure didn't sour the networks on period dramas or remakes. Both trends are hot again as pilot season gets underway this winter.
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CBS Develops Two Comedy Projects for Martin Lawrence

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CBS is developing a pair of sitcoms for comedian Martin Lawrence, with an eye toward shooting one of them as a pilot.

Bernie Mac creator and The Daily Show contributor Larry Wilmore is behind one of the shows, while the other is from Rules of Engagement creator Tom Hertz and Adam Sandler's Happy Madison production company.

In the Wilmore script, Lawrence would play a... read more

Is Martin Lawrence Returning to TV?

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Martin Lawrence may be returning to the small screen 14 years after the end of his self-titled Fox comedy, Vulture reports.

Martin Lawrence and longtime girlfriend tie the knot

Lawrence, 46, is in negotiations with CBS for a deal that would see the actor and comedian star in and executive-produce his own series for the network. The show, which... read more

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