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NBC Buys John Legend’s “Mixed Blessings” Project

It took some lengthy negotiations but NBC has finalized a deal for a new comedy project to beexecutive produced by singer-songwriter John Legend and former NBC executive Teri Weinberg, according to Deadline.com.

The series is called Mixed Blessings and was inspired by Mike Jackson‘s (Legend’s partner at Get Lifted Film Co.) childhood growing up in suburban Philadelphia and centers on a prominent, black, street-bred hip-hop artist enjoying his single life who discovers that he has a teenage son and decides to connect with him and his white suburban family.
The new project explores the culture clash and the complicated journey of a father and son beginning their relationship as the dad soon discovers that fame, talent, and wealth get you nowhere when it comes to parenting.
This marks Legend and Jackson’s first splash in television with their production company Get Lifted.  Will keep you updated.

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