FOX Nation president Jason Klarman has announced that in January 2024, Dan Aykroyd would present a six-part comedy documentary series titled “A History of the World in Six Glasses.”
Jim Belushi, Jon Lovitz, Kevin Nealon, and George Wendt will all make appearances in A History of the World in Six Glasses. The documentary series will examine the global influence of various alcoholic beverages, including beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea, and soda. Play House Studios created the show, while Rob Long, an alumnus of the Cheers production team, wrote and directed the pilot and pilot episode.
In making the announcement, Klarman said, “I laughed out loud watching every episode and learned so much about the cultural impact of these iconic beverages.”
Aykroyd is well-known for his roles in multiple blockbuster movies, including Ghostbusters, The Blues Brothers, and Driving Miss Daisy, all of which received high critical praise. The Emmy® for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series was awarded to him in 1977 for his work on Saturday Night Live.
Jim Belushi was nominated for a primetime Emmy in 1984 for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program for his work on both the comedy series According to Jim and the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live. Comedian Jon Lovitz has been in several classic films, including A League of Their Own, and has twice been nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Individual Performance on Saturday Night Live.
George Wendt starred as Norm Peterson on the hit series Cheers, earning him six primetime Emmy nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, while Kevin Nealon was nominated for a primetime Emmy for his work on Saturday Night Live in 1987 and a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance in the comedy series Weeds.
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