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Wanda Sykes jokes about her big year on ‘The Jeffersons,’ ‘Not Normal,’ ‘Black-ish’ [Exclusive Video Interview]

Wanda Sykes jokes about her big year on ‘The Jeffersons,’ ‘Not Normal,’ ‘Black-ish’ [Exclusive Video Interview]

“We all wanted to set in Archie’s chair!” exclaims Wanda Sykes about her recent starring appearance on the live version of “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” for ABC. In our exclusive webchat (watch the video above), she adds, “I grew up watching those shows, so to me it was an incredible experience on that same set… the furniture, the swinging kitchen door. I teared up when I saw the house number on the porch of 704 Hauser Street.”

Sykes played the iconic character of Louise (“Weezie”) Jefferson opposite Jamie Foxx as George Jefferson (roles originated by Emmy winner Isabel Sanford and Emmy nominee Sherman Hemsley). The program “Live in Front of a Studio Audience” is eligible at the 2019 Emmy Awards as Best Variety Special (Live) and the performers are in the movie/limited series acting categories. ABC is going all out in its promotion to voters by offering

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