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Sinbad returns to TV with WE tv original series

Sinbad's Family Affair (w/t), an original series following the life of the American comedian and his family, will premiere on WE tv on April 12.
February 17, 2011

Sinbad’s Family Affair (w/t), an original series following the life of the comedian and his family, will premiere on WE tv on April 12.

The six-part, one-hour series from ThinkFactory Media (formerly Boutique TV) documents Sinbad’s career ups and downs, from a successful talk show and sitcom to divorce and cancellations. Fifteen years later, he’s returned to stand-up comedy and remarried his wife.

“Sinbad’s story is one of second chances.  It’s remarkable and heartwarming, but not without its drama, conflict and chaos,” said John Miller, senior vice president, original productions & development, WE tv and Wedding Central, in a statement.  “This is a modern family that’s reunited and they’re dealing with the emotions and issues that come along with that.”

The series is executive produced by Thinkfactory’s Leslie Greif, Adam Freeman and Adam Reed.  Sinbad, Vernetta Jenkins, and Chuck Vinson are co-executive producers.  Executive producers for WE tv are John Miller and Kate Farrell.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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