Brotherhood of comedy

Chris Rock's sibling lands TV show

Chris Rock’s brother has landed his own TV show in the States.

Broadcaster MyNetworkTV has given the green light to the The Tony Rock Project, to air in the autumn.

Rock will use man-on-the-street interviews and hidden-camera segments, to exposes stereotypes, hang-ups and prejudices, according to The Hollywood Report.

MyNetworkTV president Greg Meidel said: ‘Tony's charming personality, quick-witted comedy and cutting-edge social commentary makes the programme a perfect addition to our Wednesday night comedy block.’

Here’s Rock performing stand-up on Def Comedy Jam:

Published: 7 Jun 2008

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