Fox Signs Hollywood Stars Dan Aykroyd, Jim Belushi, Jon Lovitz, Kevin Nealon, George Wendt for New Show

Fox News has signed a deal with several Hollywood megastars for a new show to air on its streaming service Fox Nation.

Dan Aykroyd will host a six-part comedic docuseries “A History of the World in Six Glasses” which will air in January 2024.

“A History of the World in Six Glasses” will also feature Jim Belushi, Jon Lovitz, Kevin Nealon, and George Wendt.

The docuseries will chronicle the history of beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea, soda, and their respective impact on the world.

The show is developed by Play House Studios.

It is written and directed by Rob Long, a former executive producer of NBC’s hit comedy show “Cheers.”

Fox Nation’s president Jason Klarman said:

“I laughed out loud watching every episode and learned so much about the cultural impact of these iconic beverages.”

Aykroyd starred in critical and commercial hits, including “Ghostbusters,” “The Blues Brothers,” and “Driving Miss Daisy.”

He won an Emmy for “Saturday Night Live” in 1977 for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series.

Jim Belushi starred in the sitcom “According to Jim” and was also on “Saturday Night Live.”

He was nominated for an Emmy for his work on SNL in 1984 for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program.

Jon Lovitz starred in many hit movies including “A League of Their Own,” “Little Nicky,” and “Coneheads.”

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He was nominated for a primetime Emmy award in both 1986 and 1987 for an Outstanding Individual Performance on “Saturday Night Live.”

Kevin Nealon was nominated for an Emmy for his work on “Saturday Night Live” in 1987 along with Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations for his performance in the comedy series “Weeds.”

George Wendt is famous for playing beloved Norm Peterson on the legendary NBC series “Cheers.”

He scored six primetime Emmy nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

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By David Hawkins

David Hawkins is a writer who specializes in political commentary and world affairs. He's been writing professionally since 2014.

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