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Spike Lee Will Direct Jerrod Carmichael In His First HBO Special

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act April 30, 2014 at 4:42PM

Spike Lee Will Direct Jerrod Carmichael In His First HBO Special
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Jerrod Carmichael

Jerrod Carmichael will star in his first HBO stand-up comedy special, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming

To be taped at The Comedy Store in Hollywood on May 7, the exclusive hour-long presentation will be produced for HBO by Funny Or Die and directed by Spike Lee

Scheduled to debut later this year, the special is the second recent collaboration with Funny Or Die, following the Sarah Silverman special, which debuted in Nov. 2013.

Jerrod Carmichael’s credits include the feature film Neighbors and the TV series Comedy Bang! Bang!, Lucas Bros Moving Co and The Goodwin Games.

The special is produced for HBO by Funny Or Die and executive produced by Anna Wenger, Betsy Koch and Jerrod Carmichael.

Here's Carmichael at work:

This article is related to: TV News, Spike Lee


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