FRIDAY, JULY 17
"THE GAME" � (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET)
"Take a Bow" (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
TASHA DISCOVERS THAT RICK MAY LOSE HIS JOB / MICHAEL BOATMAN ("SPIN CITY") GUEST STARS � Tasha (Wendy Raquel Robinson) finds out that Rick's (Rick Fox) job is in jeopardy so she does everything in her power to prevent that from happening. Malik (Hosea Chanchez) is obsessed with learning everything there is to know about his father (Boatman) and why they were apart all of these years. Melanie (Tia Mowry) comes to the conclusion that the only reason Derwin (Pooch Hall) is back together with Janay (guest star Gabrielle Dennis) is to teach Melanie a lesson. Brittany Daniel and Coby Bell also star. Salim Akil directed the episode written by Hale Rothstein (#40596-057).