Syndication One took this week to not only announce that syndicated radio star Rickey Smiley had inked a new deal for The Rickey Smiley Morning Show, but also to remind us that Smiley and his crew were added to the cast of Fox TV’s new fall show Dish Nation and are partnering with TV One to develop a new weekly sitcom. The Rickey Smiley Show mirrors Smiley’s life as he plays himself handling the challenges of being a national radio host and comedian along with the joys and pain of being a single parent. The show is now in production in Atlanta and will debut this fall on TV One. Dish Nation premieres on Fox on September 10 and will feature the cast of The Rickey Smiley Morning Show along with Scott Shannon & Todd Pettengill from WPLJ New York, Blaine & Allyson from WDVD Detroit and local shows TBA from Los Angeles and Dallas.
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