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"UNTITLED JAMIE FOXX/AFFION CROCKETT PROJECT" (Working Title) SNEAK PREVIEW TO AIR FOLLOWING "AMERICAN IDOL" THURSDAY, MARCH 31, ON FOX
Sketch Comedy Series Executive-Produced by Academy Award Winner Jamie Foxx
Premieres Thursday, June 9, on FOX
Actor-Comedian Affion Crockett Stars and Serves as Producer
The UNTITLED JAMIE FOXX/AFFION CROCKETT PROJECT (working title), a fast-paced, half-hour sketch-comedy series executive-produced by Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx and starring rising comedic talent Affion Crockett ("The Boondocks," "Dance Flick"), will air a sneak preview Thursday, March 31 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) following AMERICAN IDOL on FOX. The series will then premiere in its regular time period Thursday, June 9 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).
In the vein of FOX's groundbreaking and network-defining "In Living Color," the UNTITLED JAMIE FOXX/AFFION CROCKETT PROJECT (working title) will offer a fresh take on pop culture, including spoofs of movie trailers, commercials, TV shows, music videos and celebrities, with a diverse cast made up of the very best new young comedians on the scene today. Additionally, some of the biggest names in Hollywood will be stopping by for a visit. Crockett, whose incisive web shorts have drawn a cult following, will also serve as a producer and writer.
The UNTITLED JAMIE FOXX/AFFION CROCKETT PROJECT (working title) is a production of Fox Television Studios, Foxx/King Entertainment and Tantamount Studios. The series is executive-produced by Foxx, Todd Yasui ("The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson"), Marcus King ("Hangin' with Mr. Cooper," "The Jamie Foxx Show"), Jaime Rucker King ("Ray," "From G's to Gents"), Eric Tannenbaum ("Two and a Half Men"), Kim Tannenbaum ("Two and a Half Men") and Mitch Hurwitz ("Arrested Development"). Carl Jones ("The Boondocks") serves as co-executive producer, while Crockett serves as a producer.