TV tonight: Clint Black attempts stand-up

CBS trots out Secret Talents of the Stars tonight (10 p.m. Eastern), with the aforementioned stars pitted against each other in brackets. Clint Black takes on Sasha Cohen in comedy. No, not Sacha Baron Cohen, but rather, the figure skater. And her "secret talent" is a contortionist routine. Alrighty then.

From the teaser clip, some wit and wisdom from Clint Black:

"I’ve always been able to write a joke or two. And some of the things that I can come up with on the spot, I can come up with a few funny things, and you know, people that don’t expect you to be funny think you’re very funny when you do that."

Get ready to feel the excitement! The CMT news team also caught up with Black for an interview, in which he reveals that this was his manager’s idea, that he thinks "original material" is the only way to go, unless things go in the toilet, and then his jokes will go there, too, and that he has a "comedy whisperer" in Wayne Federman.

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