Marlon Wayans
Comedy

‘Marlon’: The Youngest Wayans Brother is a Family Man With a Plan in NBC’s New Laugher

“Marlon Wayans” and “family sitcom” might seem like one unlikely combo. Wayans, part of the entertainment dynasty responsible for the Scary Movie film franchise and such ribald TV hits as The Wayans Bros. and In Living Color, is the first to admit that, at 45, he still enjoys creating and consuming in-your-face, “14-year-old-boy” humor. So what’s he doing on NBC, playing a wacky dad of two charmers who is laser-focused on winning back their mom in the family friendly new half-hour laugher Marlon? In short: Living his truth. Wayans created the series based on his own home life. He and […]

Chesapeake Shores
Drama

‘Chesapeake Shores’: Hallmark’s Breezy Family Drama Returns

Last summer, fans were charmed by Hallmark Channel’s Chesapeake Shores, an enchanting family drama about a large, complicated — yet loving — family living in an idyllic coastal town. Fans have already been introduced to and fallen in love with the O’Brien clan, whose love of arguing and communal family meals is easily reminiscent of the Bravermans from NBC’s Parenthood or the Walkers from ABC’s Brothers & Sisters. When we last left the O’Brien family, recently divorced daughter Abby (Meghan Ory) had relocated herself and her children to her hometown in search of a simpler life and a stronger connection […]