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[10/16/17 - 11:35 AM]
Comedian and Writer Wyatt Cenac to Star in Comedic Docu-Series Examining Hot-Button Issues, Debuting on HBO in Spring 2018
The half-hour late-night docu-series will take a satirical look at social and cultural issues from Cenac's unique perspective.







UNTITLED WYATT CENAC PROJECT (HBO)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
10/16/17
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
10 episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, October 2017) Emmy(R)- and WGA Award-winning comedian and writer Wyatt Cenac will star in a topical ten-episode series slated to debut on HBO next spring, it was announced today by Nina Rosenstein, executive vice president, HBO Programming. Executive producers on the series will include Cenac, Ezra Edelman (the Oscar(R)-winning "O.J.: Made in America"), John Oliver (HBO's Emmy(R)-winning "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver") and Hallie Haglund (Emmy(R) winner for "The Daily Show"), who will also be the head writer. Diane Fitzgerald (Emmy(R) winner for "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver") will be co-executive producer on the show, which will be produced for HBO by Avalon Television. "We're thrilled to give Wyatt this opportunity to showcase his bold take on today's social issues," said Rosenstein. "His ability to tackle tough topics with humor and insight makes this show a perfect addition to our late-night lineup." The half-hour late-night docu-series will take a satirical look at social and cultural issues from Cenac's unique perspective. Rather than sit behind a desk, he will undertake a journey to understand some of the big issues of the moment and investigate real-world solutions.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Wyatt Cenac as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Diane Fitzgerald as CO-EP
· Ezra Edelman as EP
· Hallie Haglund as EP
· John Oliver as EP
· Wyatt Cenac as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (improv/sketch)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Avalon Television