At only 26 years old, he’s being called an “up-and-coming” comic, but Jerrod Carmichael knows who he is, knows what he’s good at, and thanks to his first television special (on HBO no less) directed by THE Spike Lee, soon everyone else will know who he is too.
He’s got a laid back vibe and comfort level of a much more seasoned comic, but when you know who you are and what you think, the confidence shines through like it does for Carmichael. And he’s not wrong. He may be chill, but he also happens to make you think while you’re laughing. Plus, the word is he’s one of the [...]
Back in April it was announced that Jerrod Carmichael was getting his very first standup special on HBO directed by Spike Lee, and today the network dropped the first teaser and October 4 premiere date for it, called Love at The Store. In addition to the HBO special, Carmichael is also working on a second pilot for NBC on a "quick turnaround," so you can expect to see Carmichael all over your TV screen in the near future.
Standup Jerrod Carmichael — who recently landed an hour HBO standup special — paid a visit to The Pete Holmes Show last night, and he showed Holmes the greatest treasure he owns: a 1995 quarter stolen from Bill Cosby's house. Click through to watch Holmes make Carmichael sit through a bunch of impressions then launch into an entirely different conversation about bears.
A wildly funny and fast-rising stand-up, Jerrod Carmichael's career has been blowing up lately. He was named one of Backstage's 10 Comics to Watch this year and one of Variety's 10 Comics to Watch the year prior. He also landed a recurring role on Fox's midseason comedy The Goodwin Games, which was created by the How I Met Your Mother team of Carter Bays, Craig Thomas, and Chris Harris and also stars Scott Foley, Becki Newton and Carmichael's stand-up peer TJ Miller. I recently had the chance to interview Jerrod Carmichael, and we discussed his favorite comedians – young and old, why auditions are horrible, and his [...]