FROM HERE TO PATERNITY

BILL COSBY OFFERS A BLOOD TEST, AND AUTUMN JACKSON GETS ANOTHER FATHER FIGURE OR TWO. IS THIS A SITCOM?

Good news: fresh episodes of Bill Cosby's CBS sitcom will start taping this week. The show may be struggling in the ratings and a little short on yucks, but at least it will be a relief from the seamy, real-life family drama that America's favorite father has been starring in all summer.

That drama appeared to end two weeks ago, when a jury convicted Autumn Jackson, 22, the woman who claims to be Cosby's illegitimate daughter, of extortion for trying to coax $40 million out of Dear Old (Maybe) Dad in exchange for her not taking her story to the tabloids....

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