• Oprah Winfrey will air two more Wanda Sykes comedy specials

    It’s been an exciting week for Wanda Sykes. After the announcement that she will executive produce the revival of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, it was announced that the comedienne will return to the Oprah Winfrey Network in January with two more Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious comedy specials. The specials will air on Saturdays, Jan.4 and Jan. 11 at 10pm EST.

    Previous editions of Herlarious, most recently this past July, featured a mix of standup routines and sketches. The upcoming specials’ sketches plan on including Kristin Chenoweth, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Probst, Wayne Brady, Jeff Ross, Lance Reddick, Camryn Manheim, Tichina Arnold, Sheryl Underwood, and Jackee Harry.

    Sykes is on a roll after these two big announcements. She also appears in Amazon.com’s original comedy series Alpha House, which premieres on Nov. 15.

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