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Bill Cosby Wants to Make a New Family Sitcom Centered Around ‘Warmth and Forgiveness’

Comedy legend Bill Cosby is making a comeback. In addition to an effort to bring back the classic cartoon Fat Albert, Cosby told Yahoo TV that primetime is in need of a new kind of family sitcom. In the interview, the 76 year-old said,

There is a viewership out there that wants to see comedy, and warmth, and love, and surprise, and cleverness, without going into the party attitude … They would like to see a married couple that acts like they love each other, warts and all, children who respect the parenting, and the comedy of people who make mistakes. Warmth and forgiveness.

Though he currently isn’t in discussions with any networks, he and Cosby Show producer Tom Werner are confident “that we could get enough people week after week after week to tune in to, to come along with us.” His first televised stand-up special in nearly three decades, “Bill Cosby: Far From Finished” airs on Comedy Central on Nov. 23 …

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