WANDA SYKES: I’M AN ENTERTAINER PREMIERES GLOBALLY ON MAY 23, 2023
· Award-winning comedian Wanda Sykes’ new comedy special, I’m An Entertainer, will premiere globally on Netflix May 23, 2023.
· The special was filmed in early February 2023 at the Miller Theater in Philadelphia.
· The special is directed by Linda Mendoza.
· Page Hurwitz and Sykes serve as Executive Producers under their banner, Push It Productions.
· Push It Productions has produced a number of Netflix’s award-winning comedy including Michelle Buteau: Welcome Buteaupia, Fortune Feimster: Sweet & Salty, Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah, Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready, The Upshaws, and Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration special, the largest-ever gathering of LGBTQ+ comics recorded at Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival in 2022.
· Sykes’ 2019 Netflix comedy special, Not Normal, was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards.
· About the special: Legendary comedian, actress and producer Wanda Sykes returns for her second hour-long Netflix comedy special. From the challenges of raising Gen Z teens to the dilemmas of being a liberal in a hyper charged political climate, Sykes, renowned for her social commentary, delivers her insightful and ferocious wit and candor audiences have come to know and love.