MyNetworkTV picks up 'Tony Rock'

Show will star brother of comedian

MyNetworkTV has greenlighted "The Tony Rock Project," a comedy reality series starring the comedian brother of Chris Rock.

The series, from Langley Prods. and C to the B Prods., is scheduled to premiere in the fall 2008, airing at 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

The half-hour program features the humor of Tony Rock, younger brother of Chris, as he observes the hilarious habits of regular people. Through man-on-the-street style interviews and hidden-camera segments, Rock uses his comedic style to expose some of society's stereotypes, hang-ups and prejudices.

"Tony's charming personality, quick-witted comedy and cutting-edge social commentary makes the program a perfect addition to our Wednesday night comedy block," MyNet president Greg Meidel said.

Exec producers are John and Morgan Langley and Claude Brooks.

MyNet's lineup also includes Langley's "Jail" and "Street Patrol" and C to the B's and Qtopia Entertainment's sitcom "Under One Roof" starring Flavor Flav.