‘Sherman’s Showcase’: The Best Sketches from a Hilarious First Season

‘Sherman’s Showcase’: The Best Sketches from a Hilarious First Season There’s only one show on TV that has an Oscar Micheaux tribute, John Legend jokingly (?) referring to himself as “Lord Egot,” one-liners roasting Von Dutch, and a tiny dancing robot named the ...

South Side: Season Two; Comedy Central Renews Scripted Comedy Series

Comedy Central is returning to The Windy City. The network just announced they've renewed South Side for a second season. Set in Chicago, the comedy series "follows two friends who just graduated ...

‘South Side’ Renewed For Season 2 By Comedy Central

Midway through its freshman run, Comedy Central has ordered a 10-episode second season of its hit scripted series South Side, Deadline has confirmed. Written by and starring Bashir Salahuddin (Glow) ...

‘South Side’ Renewed for Season 2 by Comedy Central

‘South Side’ Renewed for Season 2 by Comedy Central Comedy Central has renewed “South Side” for a second season. The series hails from co-creators, executive producers and stars Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle. “South Side” follows two friends who ...

'South Side' Renewed for Season 2 on Comedy Central (Exclusive)

Comedy Central is making a home on the South Side. The Viacom-owned cable network has renewed the critically acclaimed series for a 10-episode second season. The pickup comes midway through the ...

Why ‘South Side’ Co-Creator Bashir Salahuddin Got ‘Whoopings’ Because of His Brother/Co-Star Sultan

Why ‘South Side’ Co-Creator Bashir Salahuddin Got ‘Whoopings’ Because of His Brother/Co-Star Sultan As a kid, there was one person that knew how to get “South Side” co-creator Bashir Salahuddin in trouble even when he was minding his own business: his older brother and co-star, Sultan. “There was ...

Why There Won’t Be Any Jussie Smollett Jokes on Comedy Central’s ‘South Side’

Comedy Central’s “South Side” co-creator Bashir Salahuddin says he refuses to satirize disgraced former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett on his series about the lower-middle class life in Chicago. In an ...

‘Glow: Season 3′ Review (Netflix)

I’ve been a fan of Netflix’s Glow show since it first landed a couple of years ago on the platform. It’s a total joyous, wild, funny, gritty and dramatic program that ticks so many of the boxes I look ...

Glow: Season Four? Netflix Series Producers Hopeful for Renewal and Satisfying Ending

Glow just debuted its third season on August 9th, but will there be a fourth? Recently, co-creators Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about the future of the Netflix TV ...

‘Glow’ Season 3: A Little Less Conversation, A Little More Action, Please

‘Glow’ Season 3: A Little Less Conversation, A Little More Action, Please This post contains full spoilers for Glow Season Three, which Netflix released on Friday. In the closing moments of Glow‘s third season, Britney Young’s Carmen announces plans to leave the ...

Sherman’s Showcase Review (Spoiler-Free)

IFC finds success with Sherman's Showcase, a creative, retro spin on the variety show format. facebook twitter tumblr "Get your black fist and your afro picks ready because it's time for Sherman's ...

TV Review: ‘Sherman’s Showcase’ on IFC

At first glance, “Sherman’s Showcase” requires unraveling several meta layers. The new IFC comedy from Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin (“Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”) is a faux docuseries about a ...

‘Sherman’s Showcase’ Review: IFC’s Unbound Fanboy Costume Party Is a Blast

In the tradition and style of IFC’s sublime “Documentary Now!” parody series, the bizarre allure of “Sherman’s Showcase” is that it’s a spoof that takes itself seriously. The IFC series from Diallo ...

How ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ Writers Spoof ‘Soul Train’ in IFC’s New ‘Sherman’s Showcase’

How ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ Writers Spoof ‘Soul Train’ in IFC’s New ‘Sherman’s Showcase’ Before “Slow Jam the News” featured the likes of Brian Williams, Chris Christie and President Barack Obama, the late-night segment was the brainchild of “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” writers Diallo ...

Comedy Central’s ‘South Side’ Is This Year’s Top Cable Comedy Debut Among African Americans (Exclusive)

Comedy Central’s “South Side” series premiere reached beyond the Chicago city limits — especially among African Americans. Counting three days of playback, the new comedy’s first episode posted a ...

Will Top Gun Maverick crash and burn? | Flickering Myth Podcast Mini

Last Thursday, Tom Cruise surprised the crowds in Hall H of the San Diego Comic-Con International by dropping the first trailer for Top Gun Maverick, the long-awaited sequel to the 1986 action ...

‘Sherman’s Showcase’ Is Insane, Which Is Exactly How Its Creators Want It

‘Sherman’s Showcase’ Is Insane, Which Is Exactly How Its Creators Want It Created by and starring comedy duo Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin, IFC’s new sketch show “Sherman’s Showcase” travels through time via music and clips drawn from the 40-year library of a ...

‘Sherman’s Showcase’: IFC’s John Legend-Produced ‘Soul Train’ Take-Off Featuring Sketches “Too Edgy For Fallon”

‘Sherman’s Showcase’: IFC’s John Legend-Produced ‘Soul Train’ Take-Off Featuring Sketches “Too Edgy For Fallon” Sherman’s Showcase is a sketch comedy show created by former Late Night with Jimmy Fallon writers Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin that includes sketches that were “too edgy” for the NBC late night ...

‘South Side’: For Diallo Riddle, It’s His HBO Series That Never Was

‘South Side’: For Diallo Riddle, It’s His HBO Series That Never Was The Emmy-nominated duo of Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin, best known for their popular segments on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (including “Slow Jam the News”), have worked together on several ...

‘South Side’ Review: Comedy Central’s New Series Humanizes an Oft-Derided Community

It’s a risky proposition: finding comedy in the everyday of an infamous neighborhood that consistently ranks as one of the most dangerous in Chicago, and the country. But Chicago natives – and ...

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