Thursday, May 16, 2019

Comedy Central Announces Premiere Date for New Comedy 'South Side' Created by Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle

Comedy Central has today announced the premiere date for the new original comedy series South Side created by and starring Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle.

The 10 episode first season will launch on Wednesday, July 24 at 10:30/9:30c.

Set in and around the working class neighborhood of Englewood on the South Side of Chicago, two friends (Salahuddin, Riddle) have just graduated from 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.

The cast also features Sultan Salahuddin and Chandra Russell.

Guest stars in the first season include Lil Rel Howery, Nathaniel "Earthquake" Stroman, Jeff Tweedy, LisaRaye McCoy, Kel Mitchell and Ed Lover.

Salahuddin and Riddle executive produce with director Michael Blieden.