Comedy Central greenlights two shows from Kevin Hart, comedy documentary series
Comedy Central has ordered two series from comedy superstar Kevin Hart, the network announced Thursday.
“Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City” is a travelogue that will follow Hart for eight episodes as he explores the comedy scenes in cities including Philadelphia; Atlanta; Chicago; Birmingham, Ala.; Washington; and Sacramento. (Yes, Sacramento.)
The Viacom-owned network has also ordered an untitled series of stand-up specials from Hart. Each of the six half-hour specials will spotlight an up-and-coming comedian.
Also on the horizon is an as-yet untitled series of documentaries “that will offer a specific and unique take on compelling stories from the world of comedy,” according to Comedy Central. The team behind the series includes Jeremy Konner, executive producer of “Drunk History” and “Another Period,” and Susan Lacy, creator of PBS’ “American Masters” series.
Last but not least, the network has ordered a slew of stand-up specials featuring the likes of “Daily Show” correspondent Jordan Klepper, “SNL” star Pete Davidson and “Conan” writer Deon Cole.
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