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...
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Top-flight actors, athletes and musicians join hosts Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer and Brian Williams to raise funds for cancer research. George Clooney, Gwyneth Paltrow, Will Smith and Denzel Washington are among Hollywood A-listers who are scheduled to appear, while Stevie Wonder heads the musicians' list and leads a number that includes Natasha Bedingfield, Queen Latifah, Martina McBride, Aaron Neville and Dave Stewart. The fund-raising hour also spotlights numerous cancer survivors, such as Christina Applegate, Lance Armstrong and Michael C. Hall.
Read on for previews of Suite Life on Deck, Eureka, College Football, 20/20: A Barbara Walters Special, Four Weddings and Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Standup.
New releases announced today, May 18:
Martin Lawrence Presents: 1st Amendment Stand Up - Season 3 will be coming out August 25
Brian Sewell's Grand Tour Of Italy will be coming out August 4
Edge of Existence will be coming out August 4
The Shape of the World will be coming out August 4
The Spectacular Spider-Man - The Complete 1st Season will be coming out July 28
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