White Famous (Showtime 2017, Jay Pharoah, Uktarsh Ambudkar)

In sitcom White Famous, Jay Pharoah plays talented young comedian Floyd Mooney, whose star is rising, forcing him to navigate the treacherous waters of maintaining his credibility as he begins to cross over into the world of becoming ‘white famous.’

Utkarsh Ambudkar (The Mindy Project) plays Malcolm, Floyd’s frustrated agent who wants his client to do whatever it takes to make it big. Cleopatra Coleman (The Last Man on Earth) plays Floyd’s ex-girlfriend Sadie, the love of his life and the mother of his son, played by Lonnie Chavis (This is Us). Jacob Ming-Trent (Feed the Beast) stars as Ron Balls, Floyd’s roommate – in the middle of the chaos, he remains the voice of reason.

production details
USA | Showtime – Lionsgate Television | x30 minutes| Broadcast from 15 October 2017

Creators: Jamie Foxx, Tom Kapinos
Executive Producers: Jamie Foxx, Jamie King, Louis Fusaro, Tim Story, Tom Kapinos

Jay Pharoah as Floyd Mooney
Utkarsh Ambudkar as Malcolm
Cleopatra Coleman as Sadie
Jacob Ming-Trent as Ron Balls
Stephen Tobolowsky as Stu Beggs
Lonnie Chavis as Trevor Mooney
Meagan Good as Kali
Natalie Zea as Amy Von Getz
Michael Rapaport as Teddy Snow

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