Fox is ready to take the wraps off “Kelsey Grammer Presents: The Sketch Show.”
Net will unveil the rapid-fire laffer Sunday, March 13, at 9:30 p.m. Premiere seg will be slotted after a special firstrun 9 p.m. episode of “The Simpsons.”
“Sketch,” originally penciled in to air Sundays at 7 from January (Daily Variety, May 20), is based on the U.K. show of the same name. Each episode features roughly 30 bits, producing a (potential) laugh every minute.
Avalon TV and Fox 21 are producing. Grammer, John Thoday, Richard Allen-Turner, Steve Star and Dan Patterson exec produce.
Fox’s other midseason laffer, “Life on a Stick,” is still set for a March 23 bow following “American Idol.”
Grammer and Stark also exec produce the NBC midseason hit “Medium” and UPN’s “Girlfriends” via their Par-based Grammnet shingle.