‘The Carmichael Show’
The wait is almost over!
Season 3 of “The Carmichael Show” premieres on May 31 at 9 p.m. on NBC and it’s going to be pretty fantastic.
I recently visited the Los Angeles set of the show and sat down with the incredible cast: Jerrod Carmichael, Amber Stevens West, Loretta Devine, David Alan Grier, Lil Rel Howery, and Tiffany Haddish to get the scoop on the forthcoming season.
Jerrod Carmichael, creator and star of the show, discussed sharing the full perspective of the black experience on “The Carmichael Show.”
The blackness is inherent in the characters. What’s beautiful is growing up around all of these really rich people, like rich in character. These people who are really passionate about things. I’ve seen people cry over losing a cigarette – that type of passion…really emotional and I think that that is kinda inherent in the characters.
With subjects or anything that we talk about I just approach it just from a state of observing, curiosity…challenging – I like to challenge in stand-up and in scripts. I think that those are the conversations that are had in the black community that you just don’t get to see a lot of times on television. A lot of times you see one dimension of us, but I like to show that it’s a full range when disagreeing and it’s not always a perspective that you would guess. You can’t just guess a black perspective. It can come from anywhere.
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