Wanda Sykes Getting Late-Night Show

by | April 1, 2009 at 7:26 AM | TV News

The Hollywood Reporter has Wanda Sykes and the Fox network finalizing a deal for a Saturday late-night show.

The hourlong show, slated to premiere in the fall, will succeed the recently canceled sketch comedy show “MadTV.” It will be topical, featuring a panel of recurring guests sparring over issues concerning politics as well as pop culture. Sykes will appear in field segments as well.

Sykes, who co-stars on ‘The New Adventures of Old Christine‘ previously headlined the sitcom ‘Wanda at Large’ on Fox.