The Minister of Television
First Aired: January 14, 1999
Raji accepts an offer from a dictator's son---an old college pal---to become the "minister of television" for a country in Africa. Meanwhile, a visitor develops a crush on Al. Mfune Umbwebwe: Godfrey. Helen: Allison Janney.
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- Premise: Sardonic spoof of late-night network-news programs. Its linchpin is a doltish reporter who's angling for the anchor job, which is held by an arrogant veteran journalist. Also featured are cameos by such newsmakers as Michael Dukakis and Ralph Nader. (more)