Showtime At The Apollo To Return To TV
According to Variety, a new "Showtime At The Apollo" series on Fox will feature a mixture of music and comedy performances at Harlem's famed Apollo Theater with comedian Steve Harvey handling hosting duties. The series is slated to premiere in the 2017-18 season Variety said.
The original "Showtime at the Apollo" aired as a syndicated television show from 1987 to 2008 with more than 1090 episodes before it wrapped up. Performers on the series ranged from A Tribe Called Quest and Al Jarreau to New Kids on the Block and Natalie Cole.
In 2011 BET launched a similar revival known as titled Apollo Live, hosted by Tony Rock.
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