MONA GETS UPSET ABOUT NOT GETTING CREDIT FOR HER TALENT SEARCH IDEA, ON "HALF & HALF," AT ITS NEW TIME, MONDAY, FEB. 7 AT 9:30 PM
Comedian Louie Anderson Guest Stars As Louie the Talent Agent, and
Quddus Philippe (MTV Veejay) guest stars as Himself to announce the five finalist of the �HALF & HALF FASTTRACK� nationwide talent contest
"The Big Credit Check Episode" � Mona gets upset when her boss Kai takes credit for her Delicious Records talent search idea, on HALF & HALF, at its new time, Monday, Feb. 7 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on UPN. Ellen Gittelsohn directed the episode from a script by Jamie Wooten. Comedian Louie Anderson guest stars as Louie the talent agent and Quddus Philippe (MTV Veejay) guest stars as himself.
Meanwhile, Big Dee Dee acting dreams are crushed when her dog Cocco lands an acting job instead of her.
The five finalists from the �HALF & HALF FastTrack� talent contest selected by Multiple Grammy Award-winning music producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis are announced. This season, Mona (Rachel True) and her colleagues, Spencer (Chico Benymon), Adam (Alec Mapa) and Kai (MC Lyte), screened and discussed various video clips on air from performances submitted in the contest. In an episode to air later this month, the five finalists will showcase their talent and the winner will be announced.
Mona Thorne: Rachel True
Dee Dee Thorne: Essence Atkins
Phyllis Thorne: Telma Hopkins
Big Dee Dee Thorne: Valarie Pettiford
Spencer Williams: Chico Benymon
Adam Benet: Alec Mapa
Kai Owens: Lana Moorer AKA MC Lyte
Quddus: Philippe Himself
Louie: Louie Anderson
Stage Manager: Jill Lover
Hal: Greg Cromer
Director (V.O.): Milo Edwards
RATING: To Be Announced