ALSO STARS IN NEW ROMANTIC COMEDY FILM "ZODIAC SIGN”
LOS ANGELES (October 2, 2015) – The sass is back as actress TANJAREEN THOMAS returns as ‘Rachel’ for Season Three of Bounce TV’s popular urban sitcom, FAMILY TIME, kicking-off on Tuesday, October 6th. Tanjareen also steps into a leading role for Christopher Nolen’s new romantic comedy film, ZODIAC SIGN, hitting theaters on October 16th.
FAMILY TIME chronicles the lives of the newly relocated working-class suburbanite Stallworth family, led by Tony and Lisa (Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell), who hits the lottery and goes from “the hood to being all good!” As Lisa’s feisty lipstick lesbian sister ‘Rachel’, Tanjareen delivers sassy sibling rivalry, juicy gossip and lively bickering with her brother-in-law making her an instant favorite on the show. In Season Three, fans will be shocked when Rachel finds herself in a surprise situation after a trip to Las Vegas.
Created by Bentley Kyle Evans (The Jamie Foxx Show, Martin, Love That Girl), FAMILY TIME has become a popular fixture on Bounce TV, the first-ever African-American broadcast network. The show also stars Chris Williams, Paula Jai Parker, and Richard Gant. Season Two introduced guest stars Lynn Whitfield, Miguel Nuñez, Jackee Harry, plus comedians Rodney Perry, and Clayton Thomas. Also, just added for Season Three are Jason Weaver, Mark Curry, rap sensations Salt ‘N’ Pepa and Michelle Williams from Destiny’s Child!
Tanjareen is thrilled to be part of three seasons of this successful sitcom, adding “The 3rd season is our most fun season yet! This year we have some funny plots on making money with side hustles, a hilarious 80’s costume party episode where I come dressed as Grace Jones, and I even got to work closely with rap legends Salt ‘N’ Pepa! Wait till you see my dance moves!”
Tanjareen takes her comedic talents to the big screen, starring in urban filmmaker Christopher Nolen’s romantic comedy, ZODIAC SIGN. When divorcee Diana Malone (Caryn Ward) can’t find a man, her best friends Tasha (Tanjareen) and Victoria (Tammy Townsend) use the Zodiac’s laws of love to find her a compatible mate. Keeping the spirit of sass, Tanjareen ’s character is the comical, mess-talking BFF who blurts out whatever she’s thinking. Shot in Chicago, the film also stars Keith Robinson and Carl Anthony Payne.
Fans recognize this smart and sexy actress from her role starring alongside Amin Joseph in the highly ‘addictive’ original Cinemax series, “Zane’s The Jump Off.” Tanjareen also drew admirers from her award-winning comedy web series, “The Celibate Nympho Chronicles”, which follows the dating life Tweets of a sex-crazed model as she tries to hold-out for Mr. Right. Her credits also include the feature films “Miss March,” “Love For Sale,” “Johnson Family Vacation,” and National Lampoon’s “Cattle Call”; and television shows “Tosh.0”, “Sex Sent Me to the E.R.,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Days of Our Lives,” “Girlfriends,” and “The Sarah Silverman Program.” As a radio personality, Tanjareen has co-hosted over 50 episodes of “Speedy’s Comedy Corner” at Jamie Foxx’s Foxxhole on Sirius-XM, and co-hosted hundreds of weekly shows/podcasts for HumorMill Mag, AfterBuzzTV, BlogTalkRadio, DherbsRadio and the like.
The Inglewood, California native earned a BA degree in TV and Film from California State University Northridge and also enjoys putting her skills to work as a producer via her production company CITRIC CINEMA. In addition to “The Celibate Nympho Chronicles,” Tanjareen Associate Produced the Russ Parr film “Love for Sale,” in which she also co-starred. She also produced several episodes of the Judge Joe Brown talk radio show, “RealTalk With Judge Joe” and is in-development on two non-scripted television shows.
Tanjareen is represented by Elev8 Talent Agency of Beverly Hills.
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