LOS ANGELES, CA, October 22, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Actor and comedian Gregg Wayans is proudly embarking on the next stage of his career, starring in the new Bounce TV original comedy series, My Crazy Roommate, continuing a decades-long Wayans family legacy. Gregg is the nephew of the legendary Wayans Brothers, Keenan, Marlon, Shawn, Damon, and Kim, known as the "First Family Of Comedy". Gregg comes to Bounce TV, the nation's first broadcast network for and about African-Americans, after co-starring in the HBO-Cinemax program Zane's The Jump Off, as well as portraying major roles in the feature films Dance Flick and We The Party. He's also featured in the upcoming short-subject picture, Bloodthirsty. "I strive to uphold the [Wayans] tradition," Gregg says. The Wayans family has written, produced, or acted in 17 films and TV shows, including the 1980s comedy showcase In Living Color, the movies White Chicks, Major Payne, Blankman, I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, and the situation comedy The Wayans Bros. On My Crazy Roommate, Gregg plays the role of Sloan Simmons, who is friends with Chloe Lewis (Brittany Richards) and Brooke Chambers (Laila Odom), the roommates of the show's title.
My Crazy Roommate, a Bent Outta Shape Productions presentation, is brought to your screen by longtime screenwriter and producer Bentley Kyle Evans, whose credits include Martin and The Jamie Foxx Show. "I'm thrilled to be working with Bounce TV, and have it be the home of My Crazy Roommate." The new show airs on Bounce TV every Monday at 10 PM Eastern, 7 PM Pacific time. Visit http://www.bouncetv.com/find-us/ for local channel listings in your area.
BOUNCE TV is the groundbreaking new broadcast network offering programming for African-American audiences aged 25-54. With movies, original series, live sports, documentaries, and faith-based shows, the network, now entering its third year, has something for every viewer. Its reach and following continue to grow, as new talent and intriguing entertainment are added to its exciting lineup. "We are aggressively moving forward with a robust slate of original programming," says Billy Hall, Bounce TV's Executive VP of programming and production. "We believe we are off to a terrific start working with [Bentley, Gregg, and] the My Crazy Roommate team".
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