The Wanda Sykes Show

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The Wanda Sykes Show
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Created by Wanda Sykes
Presented by Wanda Sykes
Starring Wanda Sykes
Keith Robinson
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 21 (list of episodes)
Running time 40 minutes[1]
Production company(s) Sykes Entertainment, Inc.
Fox Television Studios
Original network Fox
Picture format 720p (HDTV)
Original release November 7, 2009 – April 24, 2010

The Wanda Sykes Show was an American talk show hosted by comedian Wanda Sykes on Fox that debuted on November 7, 2009.[2][3] The show was announced in March 2009 by Kevin Reilly.[4] Comedian Keith Robinson co-starred as Sykes' sidekick.

The show aired on Fox on Saturday nights, replacing MADtv and Talkshow with Spike Feresten.

On May 14, 2010, Fox announced that The Wanda Sykes Show was canceled after only one season. The decision left the Fox network with no original late-night programming for the first time since the 1994–95 season.[5]


No. Original air date Guest(s) Musical/entertainment guest(s)
Not Broadcast John Salley, Kym Whitley and Oscar Nunez[6] N/A
November 7, 2009 Mary Lynn Rajskub, Phil Keoghan and Daryl Mitchell N/A
November 14, 2009 Chad Ochocinco, Ian Gomez,[7] Tom Joyner and John Salley N/A
November 21, 2009 Seth Green, Margaret Cho and JB Smoove N/A
November 28, 2009 Jane Velez-Mitchell, Kathleen Madigan, Ed Begley, Jr., and Michael Strahan. N/A
December 5, 2009 Dr. Drew Pinsky, Fred Willard, Annie Duke and Earthquake N/A
December 12, 2009 Jenna Jameson, Megan Mullally, Carol Leifer and Andy Borowitz. N/A
December 19, 2009 Jillian Barberie Reynolds, Tim Meadows, Paula Poundstone, and Michelle Rodriguez. N/A
January 9, 2010 Tim Bagley, Snoop Dogg, Neil Patrick Harris, and Niecy Nash. N/A
January 16, 2010 Mario Joyner, George Wallace, Vivica A. Fox, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson N/A
January 23, 2010 The cast of The Buried Life, Regina King, Paul Rodriguez and John Salley N/A
January 30, 2010 Aisha Tyler, Hamish Linklater and Kunal Nayyar N/A
February 6, 2010 Kara DioGuardi, Penn Jillette and Donald Faison N/A
February 20, 2010 Sade, Greg Fitzsimmons, MC Lyte and Brandon T. Jackson N/A
February 27, 2010 Eddie Izzard, Ray Romano, Chris Rock, Cheryl Hines, and Colin Quinn N/A
March 6, 2010 Wesley Snipes, Nick Cannon, Gina Gershon and Greg Giraldo N/A
March 13, 2010 Constance McMillen, Suze Orman, Bill Maher, Lisa Kudrow and Aisha Tyler N/A
March 20, 2010 Roland Martin, Wayne Brady, Rebecca Mader and Kevin Hart N/A
March 27, 2010 George Lopez, Annabelle Gurwitch and Craig Robinson N/A
April 3, 2010 Erykah Badu, Drew Carey, Craig Ferguson and Wendy Williams N/A
April 17, 2010 Chonda Pierce, Tom Bergeron, Laila Ali and Columbus Short N/A
April 24, 2010 Bryan Cranston, Regina Hall and Tommy Lee N/A


  1. ^ "The Wanda Sykes Show 1 Season". Retrieved March 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Wanda Sykes Official Site". Wanda Sykes Returns To Fox. Retrieved April 3, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Fox Announces Fall Premiere Dates". THR Live Feed. Retrieved July 13, 2009. 
  4. ^ "The Wanda Sykes Show". The Wanda Sykes Show on Fox. Retrieved July 12, 2009. 
  5. ^ Fox cancels The Wanda Sykes Show The Hollywood Reporter May 14, 2010
  6. ^ Pilot for The Wanda Sykes Show is shown on YouTube
  7. ^ Nia Vardalos was originally scheduled to appear but was delayed, so her husband Ian Gomez filled in for her.

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