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The Wonder Years showrunner talks casting Yvonne Orji and that homage to the original series

Warning: This article contains spoilers for Thursday's episode of The Wonder Years, "Love & War." The end of The Wonder Years' latest episode, "Love & War," technically predates the start of the show's run. The final scene reveals that Bruce Williams (Spence Moore II), who recently returned from combat in Vietnam, was friends with Brian Cooper — Winnie Cooper's beloved older brother, who was killed in Vietnam in the original Wonder Years pilot. According to showrunner Saladin K. Patterson, this small bit of connective tissue was something he had in mind from the very beginning of his "reimagined" take on the series.
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What to Watch podcast: Yvonne Orji joins The Wonder Years for a story of 'Love & War'

Today, we look back on the career of actor and comedian Gilbert Gottfried, who died after a long illness at 67. The Wonder Years welcomes Yvonne Orji as a guest star and reveals a big connection to the original series after Dean's (Elisha Williams) older brother Bruce (Spence Moore II) returns from Vietnam; the couples make some big decisions on the season finale of The Ultimatum; and Barack Obama narrates the series Our Great National Parks, taking viewers around the world to reserves and habitats — check out a clip below.
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The Wonder Years Video: Yvonne Orji Drops By as Bruce's Older Girlfriend

Click here to read the full article. Insecure alum Yvonne Orji is paying a visit to The Wonder Years this Wednesday (ABC, 8:30/7:30c), and TVLine has your exclusive sneak peek. In the above video, an injured Bruce rests in the hospital surrounded by his much-relieved family. But they are surprised to meet Tammy (played by Orji), who pops in from work with a tin full of his favorite cookies. And while Kim catches on quickly, it takes Lillian a moment to realize that this older woman is actually Bruce’s girlfriend. Cue the awkward pause. Wednesday’s episode, titled “Love & War,” will see...
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Jalen Rose cracks jokes with ‘scrappy’ comedian Yvonne Orji

Actress and comedian Yvonne Orji, known for playing Molly on the HBO hit “Insecure,” has an enviable Hollywood career. But she also has an incredibly unorthodox résumé for showbiz — one that exemplifies the old Sinatra tune “My Way.” On this week’s “Renaissance Man,” the Nigerian American talked me through her conversion from academia to comedy and how she landed a massive role with barely an acting credit to her name.
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‘Insecure’ star Yvonne Orji plays matchmaker for single parents in new dating series

Emmy-nominated actor Yvonne Orji joins Hoda and Jenna on TODAY to talk about her hosting gig on the new dating series, “My Mom, Your Dad,” where single parents get set up by their college-aged kids. “This is a little cringey in the best way possible,” she says. She also talks about her own love life (saying her mom has finally stopped trying to set her up) and dishes on what it was like filming the finale of “Insecure.”Jan. 21, 2022.
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Comedian Yvonne Orji hosts HBO Max dating series ‘My Mom, Your Dad’: How to watch

A unique dating show is coming to a streaming service this month, centered around teens helping their single parents find love. “My Mom, Your Dad” premieres on HBO Max on Thursday, Jan. 13. The series, according to HBO Max, follows a group of single parents who have been nominated by their college-age kids for a second chance at love. The series comes from the producers behind “Love Island” and “Parks & Recreation.”
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TV Trailer: Yvonne Orji Hosts HBO Max Reality Dating Series ‘My Mom, Your Dad’

From ‘Molly’ to matchmaker, Yvonne Orji is keeping her relationship with HBO intact!. Just weeks after the series finale of the premium network’s cultural phenomenon, ‘Insecure,’ it’s being announced the actress-comedian has moved on to host ‘My Mom, Your Dad’ – an original dating series on HBO MAX (the streaming leg of the HBO family).
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HBOMax Introduces Nigeria’s Yvonne Orji As Host Of New Dating Show “Your Mom, My Dad”

Just two weeks after fans said goodbye to Mollie Carter on Insecure, HBOMax has released the trailer for Yvonne Orji‘s next project. The actress and comedienne is set to host the streaming service’s latest reality series, a dating show called Your Mom, My Dad. According to Variety, the show stars a cast of single parents nominated to participate in a dating experiment by their college-aged children.
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