‘Ramy’: Star Ramy Youssef Explains Everything You Need to Know About His New Hulu Comedy — Watch

Friday marked the release of “Ramy,” the latest addition to Hulu’s comedy slate. Ramy Youssef stars in the series he co-created along with Ari Katcher and Ryan Welch — and executive produced by Jerrod Carmichael — following a young man navigating the complications that come with balancing family, faith, and everything else that comes with living as a twenty-something in New Jersey circa 2019.

In this exclusive featurette, Youssef gives his own overview of the show and explains why the 10-episode first season is more than just a personal story for him:

IndieWire’s TV Critic Ben Travers wrote the following about the series after its premiere at SXSW earlier this year:

Episodes dig into his disagreements with elders at the mosque, how difficult it is to date people who don’t understand his religion (or don’t understand why he abides by it), and the pluses and minuses of fully committing to Islam.

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