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Watch a Sneak Peek of Jerrod Carmichael's New NBC Comedy

Jerrod Carmichael is headed to NBC this August in his new comedy The Carmichael Show, which premieres after Mr. Robinson on Wednesday, August 5th a 9:30pm. NBC released the first sneak peek at the semi-autobiographical series this week, which also stars David Alan Grier, Loretta Devine, Lil Rel Howery, and Amber Stevens. Check it out above.

NBC Orders a Multi-Cam Pilot Starring Jerrod Carmichael

NBC has been developing a comedy from standup Jerrod Carmichael for almost a year, and THR reports that they've handed him a third pilot order for the project. Written by Carmichael and Nick Stoller (Sex Tape, Undeclared, director of Neighbors), the untitled multi-cam pilot is inspired by Carmichael's life and standup. The current version has been extensively reworked since its first and second incarnations in December and June, though no more plot details have been revealed yet. Aside from writing and starring in the pilot, Carmichael will also serve as a co-executive producer on the project alongside Stoller.

Here's a Sneak Peek of Jerrod Carmichael's HBO Standup Special

Jerrod Carmichael's very first (and Spike Lee-directed) standup special Love at The Store premieres on HBO on October 4th, and today the pay-network released the first full promo for it featuring a more inside look at Carmichael's material and influences.

A Day in the Life of Jerrod Carmichael

Billboard has a new profile of Jerrod Carmichael, who recently filmed his first standup special for HBO, giving the reader an hour-by-hour account of Carmichael's entire day shooting the Spike Lee-directed special in case you've ever wondered what the behind the scenes process of an HBO hour is.

NBC Is Developing a Show Created By and Starring Standup Jerrod Carmichael

NBC is working with standup Jerrod Carmichael to develop a new show. Deadline reports that the network has ordered a presentation (a short pilot) to be created by and star Carmichael. A semi-autobiographical comedy, the potential show would star Carmichael as an optimistic guy "who is eager to take on the world, but is too busy taking on everyone and everything in his small corner of it." Scott Ellis (2 Broke Girls, Weeds) is attached to direct. Carmichael played a recurring role on the Fox sitcom Goodwin Games last season and has a supporting part in the upcoming Seth Rogen/Zac Efron movie Neighbors. Carmichael placed first for LA [...]

NBC Sets Premiere Dates for 'Mr. Robinson,' 'The Carmichael Show,' and 'Welcome to Sweden'

Craig Robinson's NBC comedy finally has a premiere date. The network revealed today that Mr. Robinson will premiere on Wednesday, August 5th at 9:00pm followed by the premiere of The Carmichael Show starring comedian Jerrod Carmichael at 9:30pm. Mr. Robinson has been in development at NBC for over two years, while Jerrod Carmichael's show landed a six-episode order earlier this month. Greg Poehler's Welcome to Sweden will also return to NBC for a second season on Sunday, July 19th at 8:00pm.

Jerrod Carmichael Has His First HBO Special, But Don't Worry — He's Not Nervous

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 [...]

Jerrod Carmichael's HBO Special 'Love at The Store' Premieres on October 4th

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.

Jerrod Carmichael Shows Pete Holmes the Quarter He Stole from Bill Cosby's House

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.

Talking with Jerrod Carmichael about Stand-up, Being a Nice Guy, and Bea Arthur

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 [...]

Jerrod Carmichael's NBC Comedy Gets a Six-Episode Order

Not long after ordering a multi-cam comedy pilot from Jerrod Carmichael, NBC has decided to give the project a series order. Variety reports that the untitled comedy has landed a six-episode order at NBC, and Carmichael will star as himself and executive produce with Neighbors' Nick Stoller, who co-wrote the pilot episode with Carmichael. The show is inspired by Carmichael's "real-life relationships with his say-anything, contrarian father, his therapist-in training girlfriend, his hustling brother and his mother who is always right with Jesus." David Alan Grier will play Jerrod's father Joe, Loretta Devine will play his mother Cynthia, Amber Stevens West will play his girlfriend Maxine, and [...]

Jerrod Carmichael Promotes His HBO Special by Sponsoring a Pee-Wee Football Team

With the premiere of his HBO standup special Love at The Store just around the corner, Jerrod Carmichael decided to channel his influence and promotional needs by reaching out to today's youth to make a difference by sponsoring a pee-wee football team, as long as the name "CARMICHAEL" can be clearly read on their uniforms.

Jerrod Carmichael Gets a Second Pilot at NBC

Back in December it was announced that NBC was developing a pilot with standup Jerrod Carmichael, and while the presentation just missed the cut for pickup, Deadline reports that the network is giving Carmichael another shot with a brand new pilot. NBC is "eyeing a quick turnaround" for the project, though no details have been released on it yet. This news joins Carmichael's most recent projects that include appearing in Seth Rogen's Neighbors and taping his hourlong HBO standup special directed by Spike Lee, which will air on the network sometime this fall.

Jerrod Carmichael Is Getting His First HBO Standup Special

Comedian Jerrod Carmichael is getting his very first standup special, and it's going to be a big one: an hour-long special for HBO. The untitled special will be taped May 7th at The Comedy Store, and it will air later this year. Carmichael's HBO hour is being produced by Funny Or Die and directed by Spike Lee. This will be only the second standup special Spike Lee has directed, following the 2000 standup concert film The Original Kings of Comedy.

In an interview with us back in 2012, Carmichael discussed plans to do a special:

I have an idea [for a special]. I think it's a good idea. [...]