Hang in the ‘South Side’ of Chicago in Comedy Central’s New Series (PHOTOS)
South Side is about to be your next favorite comedy.
The series, written by and stars Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle — Late Night with Jimmy Fallon alumni — premieres on Wednesday, July 24 on Comedy Central, and takes place in and around the working class neighborhood of Englewood on the South Side of Chicago.
South Side 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.
Also starring are 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.
Click through the gallery above for a sneak peek at the new series!
South Side,Series Premiere, Wednesday, July 24, 10:30/9:30c, Comedy Central