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John Legend producing TV comedy

John Legend has set his sights on TV - he's producing a new family comedy for network NBC.

The Ordinary People hitmaker and his film production partner Mike Jackson are developing Mixed Blessings, which will centre around a prominent black hip-hop artist who discovers he has a teenage son and tries to reconnect with him and his white adoptive family.

The show is set to air next year (12), according to Deadline.com.