South Side (Comedy Central) … Elevating the Art of the Side Hustle
July 24 @ 10:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Comedy Central’s new scripted series South Side will premiere Wednesday, July 24 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.
The aspirational, scripted comedy is set in and around the working class neighborhood of Englewood on the South Side of Chicago. It follows two friends who just graduated community college … so now they’re ready to take over the world! But until they do they’re stuck at Rent-T-Own, a retail-rental crossroads where the South Side’s vast ensemble of characters come together. Despite the obstacles of inner-city life, these friends and their co-workers all strive to achieve their entrepreneurial dreams. Brought to life by local Chicagoans, both in front of and behind the camera, this show gives viewers an authentic portrayal of what life on the South Side is all about.
Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle star in the series, alongside Sultan Salahuddin and Chandra Russell. First season guest stars include Lil Rel Howery, Nathaniel “Earthquake” Stroman, Jeff Tweedy, LisaRaye McCoy, Kel Mitchell and Ed Lover.
Watch a new trailer from the comedy series above and view pics below.
South Side is also written by stars Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle. Salahuddin, Riddle, and Michael Blieden – all Late Night with Jimmy Fallon alumni – are executive producers.