Brady’s bunch: Teens tackle comedy

Wayne Brady now has his comedy six-pack – one of the youngest comedy groups ever.
How young? All six together are 92 years old … still, for instance, five years younger than comedy producer Norman Lear.
Those teens were picked for “Wayne Brady’s Comedy IQ,” at 8 p.m. ET Mondays on BYU TV, a cable and streaming channel. In the opener, Brady worked with a dozen kids, before picking his six. Read more…

Brady’s on break from overemployment

As the world began its slowdown and shutdown, some people made modest changes.
Wayne Brady, however, required a full attitude adjustment. For decades, he seemed to be in a state of perpetual overemployment.
It was just two months ago, at a Television Critics Association session, that people were asking him about that. “Man, me got 15 jobs,” Brady(shown here winning “Masked Singer”) joked. “What you talking about?”
Now that “15” is closer to zero, but we still see him everywhere, from CBS (already-taped episodes of “Let’s Make a Deal” and “The Neighborhood”) to CW (“Whose Line Is It Anyway” reruns) to BYU TV, where “Wayne Brady’s Comedy IQ” is on Mondays, molding teens into a sketch-comedy troupe. Read more…