HBO gets funny in upcoming months with stand-up specials starring Jerrod Carmichael, as well as All Def Comedy from executive producer Russell Simmons.
— Jerrod Carmichael will tape his second solo special for the network this fall to debut in 2017. The special will be produced for HBO by A24.
Carmichael created, produces and stars in the NBC comedy series “The Carmichael Show.” His first HBO solo special, “Jerrod Carmichael: Love at the Store,” debuted on the network in Oct. 2014.
— All Def Comedy tapes Sept. 7 at the Avalon Theatre in Los Angeles, with a debut slated for November.
To be hosted by Tony Rock, the special will feature rising comedy stand-up talent. Executive producers, Russell Simmons, Jeru Tillman, Stan Lathan and Chris Conti; directed by Stan Lathan.
All shows will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.