What is The Carmichael Show (TV) About?
‘The Carmichael Show’ is an American television sitcom that debuted on NBC, casting a humorous yet insightful light on a wide range of social and cultural issues. Created by Nicholas Stoller and comedian Jerrod Carmichael, alongside Ari Katcher and Willie Hunter, the series ran from August 26, 2015, to August 9, 2017. Set in Charlotte, North Carolina, it features a fictionalized version of Carmichael’s real family, including his father Joe, mother Cynthia, brother Bobby, his girlfriend Maxine, and Bobby's wife Nekeisha. Known for its unique blend of comedy with unconventional and provocative topics, the series pushes the boundaries of traditional sitcoms. While it primarily revolves around Jerrod and Maxine's relationship and ambitions, it also captures the essence of family dynamics, as each member brings their own perspective to the table. Through its multi-camera setup, the show invites viewers into the family’s living room discussions, which are often contentious yet always filled with love. The show is acclaimed for not shying away from difficult conversations, tackling subjects like politics, race relations, gender identity, and mental health. Each episode is crafted to not only entertain but also to provoke thought and conversation among its audience. Although ‘The Carmichael Show’ concluded after three seasons, it left a lasting impact for its daring approach to comedy and its unflinching exploration of contemporary issues.
The first episode of The Carmichael Show aired on August 26, 2015 and the most recent episode to air was on August 09, 2017.