Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Four Kings Premieres on NBC on January 5th



Barry, Bobby, Ben and Jason couldn't imagine life without one another. Since childhood, these bosom buddies haven't spent so much as a birthday apart, but when Ben's grandmother, who dubbed them the "Four Kings of New York," passes away, Ben inherits her apartment and decides to share it with his lifelong friends. But despite the comfort of their posh new surroundings and efforts to cling to their youth, adulthood begins drawing these Four Kings knee-deep into situations that aren't always easy to escape in this honest exploration of life-term friendship.

Four Kings stars Josh Cooke, Seth Green, Todd Grinnell, and Shane McRae. It is from David Kohan and Max Mutchnick, the creative team behind Will & Grace. The series debut is on Thursday, January 5th at 8:30 PM/ET on NBC.

Read our review of the pilot and first two episodes here.

Discuss the show after you watch it on Thursday on our message board.

Related Links:

  • NBC.com Official Site
  • TV.com
  • epguides.com
  • Internet Movie Database
  • NBC Bets 'Four Kings' Is a Winning Hand (article)
  • Four Kings Photo Gallery

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