Debra Wilson, will return to MadTV as a guest star of the revival series alongside fellow comedian Ike Barinholtz. They will both join additional MadTV alums Will Sasso, Nicole Sullivan, and Bobby Lee, who will make appearances at various points throughout the sketch comedy show’s first season.
The revival series will consist of MadTV‘s signature pop-culture parodies and politically incorrect humor starring up-and-coming comedic voices.
New cast members include Jeremy Howard (CBS Diversity Showcase), Adam Ray (The Heat, Spy), Carlie Craig (Todrick), Chelsea Davison (These Girls), Amir K (Last Comic Standing), Lyric Lewis (CBS Diversity Showcase), Piotr Michael (The Howard Stern Show) and Michelle Ortiz (CBS Diversity Showcase).
Wilson was a cast member for eight of the nine seasons of the original Fox series from 1995 – 2009, and created some of the most popular characters on the show. Her best known character was the fast talking “Black American Princess” Bunifa Latifah Halifah Sharifa Jackson, and she is most recognized for her impressions of Oprah Winfrey and Whitney Houston.
The MadTV revival makes it’s debut tonight on the CW Network at 9pm.