SUNDAY, AUGUST 23
"THE GAME" � (5:30-6:00 p.m. ET)
"The Lord Givens and the Lord Taketh Away" (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
ROBIN GIVENS AND FOOTBALL STARS JARED ALLEN, BRADIE JAMES AND KELLEN WINSLOW GUEST STAR � Malik (Hosea Sanchez), fresh off a championship, feels as if his post season escapades have reached a high point when he meets Robin Givens (guest starring as herself) and finds out her free-spirited attitude is juxtaposed with his. After they begin spending time together, Malik realizes that his approach to relationships may be working against him. Jason (Coby Bell) suffers from post-championship depression and, with Kelly's (Brittany Daniel) advice, seeks out answers from their therapist. Football stars Jared Allen, Bradie James and Kellen Winslow guest star as themselves. Pooch Hall, Tia Mowry and Wendy Raquel Robinson also star. Lenny Garner directed the episode written by Kenya Barris (#40596-040).