*Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson, “CSI: New York” star Hill Harper and comedian D.L. Hughley have been recruited by the TV Guide Channel for “Curb: The Discussion,” a series of round-table conversations to immediately follow episodes of Curb when it makes its syndication debut on the network Wednesday, June 2 (10/9c),
Henson will join Jerry Seinfeld and “Mad Men” star Jon Hamm on the show’s first panel. Additional panelists will include actor and producer Seth Green, heavy metal singer and film director Rob Zombie, comedienne and television writer Merrill Markoe, physician and television personality Dr. Drew Pinsky, and radio and television personality Adam Corolla.
“Curb: The Discussion” is co-produced by “Curb” creator and star Larry David and hosted by comedienne and “Curb” regular Susie Essman.
“With Susie Essman hosting and moderating ‘Curb: The Discussion,’ the panels will no doubt result in hilarious, off-the-cuff television,” said Diane Robina, Executive Vice President, Programming & Marketing for TV Guide Network. “And offering these original and engaging discussions will bring even more viewers to discover and rediscover Curb Your Enthusiasm.”
Other panelists will include actor Rex Lee, musician Dave Navarro, Millionaire Matchmaker star Patti Stanger, and comedians Jeff Ross and Patton Oswalt, among others. Media pundits and social figures will include “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough and co-host Mika Brzezinski, celebrity attorney Gloria Allred, New York Times ethicist Randy Cohen, and clinical and forensic psychologist Dr. Stan Katz, among others.