Exclusive: Cosby Show's Tempestt Bledsoe Joins Jimmy Fallon's NBC Comedy Pilot

Tempestt BledsoeFormer Cosby Show star Tempestt Bledsoe is returning to NBC in the Untitled Jimmy Fallon Project (aka DILFs), TVLine has learned exclusively.

The project follows three thirtysomething guys (played by Anthony Anderson, Jesse Bradford and Zach Cregger) who enjoy the adventures of parenting even though they haven’t grown up themselves.

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Bledsoe — whose other TV credits include The Practice, South of Nowhere and Raising the Bar — will play the wife of Anderson’s character.

Charlie Grandy (The Office, Saturday Night Light) penned the pilot and will serve as an EP alongside Fallon (who will not appear on screen).

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  1. Deadline Reader says:

    Zach Cregger was cast as the third guy a few weeks ago.

  2. Zachary says:

    Zach Cregger recently starred in the NBC sitcom Friends with Benefits.

  3. Mark says:

    Yay for her. Loved her on the Cosby show.

  4. pv says:

    Sigh, I’m so tired of man-child sitcoms

  5. zevmordius says:

    Vanessa Huxtable & Anthony Anderson are the only people I heard of on this show

  6. socalgal says:

    Too bad she took work from a lefty wingnut. Did she not learn anything from Dr. Huxtable?