Tuesday, April 25, 2023

BET+ Reveals Premiere Date for New Comedy 'Average Joe' Starring Deon Cole

BET+ has today announced the premiere date for its upcoming original comedy series Average Joe starring Deon Cole.

The 10-episode first season will launch on Monday, June 26. New episodes will be released weekly.

Set in "The Hill" district of Pittsburgh, blue-collar plumber, Joe Washington (Cole), discovers his recently deceased father lived a secret, second life and stole millions of dollars from dangerous people just before he died. Now those people think Joe knows where it is. A bloody and violent confrontation triggers a chain of events that force Joe and his close-knit circle of family and friends out of their very average and mundane lives into a life-or-death race against time to find the truth and the millions.

In addition to Cole, the dark comedy stars Tammy Townsend, Malcolm, Cynthia Kaye McWilliams, Michael Trucco, Ashley Olivia Fisher and Pasha Lychnikoff.

Robb Cullen created the comedy. He executive produces with McG, Mary Viola, Corey Marsh and director Eric Dean Seaton. Wonderland Sound and Vision produces.