Cosby to Tweet With AFN Viewers During Comedy Special
From an American Forces Network Broadcast Center News Release
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 American Forces Network viewers can tweet live with Bill Cosby during the network’s airing of “Far From Finished,” the comedian’s first TV comedy special in 30 years.
The Comedy Central special will air Dec. 20 at 10 p.m. Japan Korea Time on AFN Prime Pacific, and at 10 p.m. Central European Time on AFN Prime Atlantic.
Viewers may interact with Cosby by tweeting to @billcosby and including the hashtag #AFNCosbyTroops.
In an entertainment career that has spanned five decades, the Navy veteran and honorary Navy chief petty officer started in the 1960s as a stand-up comedian with multiple best-selling records and five Grammy Awards. He broke television’s racial barrier as the first African-American to co-star in a dramatic TV series with his role on TV’s “I Spy,” which aired from 1965 to 1968. He is perhaps best known for “The Cosby Show,” which aired from 1984 to 1992. He has earned three Emmy awards.