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According to Deadline, the hour-long pilot, which is expected to air in August, "chronicles the work and family life of a Black woman who is the host of a popular Atlanta-based talk show host in the vein of The Ellen DeGeneres Show."
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The Akil's are the same power couple behind hit TV shows like The Game and Girlfriends. Salim Akil also directed Jumping the Broom, and the highly-anticipated film, Sparkle.
Next up for Union is a starring role in Think Like a Man (out April 20), co-starring Kevin Hart, Taraji P. Henson, and Michael Ealy.