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NBC Inks Deal With Well-Known Comedian THR

NBC is getting into business with a well-known comedian. The Hollywood Reporter's Live Feed reports that NBC’s Universal TV entered into a first-look deal with Wanda Sykes.

The deal includes Sykes, Page Hurwitz's Push It Productions and Universal TV's alternative studio, the story says.

Sykes, a three-time Emmy winner, has starred in Fox's "The Wanda Sykes Show" and Comedy Central's "Wanda Does It," as well as a collection of comedy specials. She is also known for her recurring role on HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

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