In the minute-long trailer, the Saturday Night Live star takes on the many elephants in the room that is America, from policing, white privilege and prison. Helping Che unpack today’s social issues with comedy are a number guest stars including members of his SNL family.
“It might be uncomfortable to watch,” he jokes in the trailer.
That Damn Michael Che premieres on HBO Max on May 6. See the trailer below.
PREVIOUS, April 19: We’re getting the first look at That Damn Michael Che, HBO Max’s upcoming six-part comedy series featuring the Saturday Night Live star, from Che, Lorne Michaels’ Broadway Video and Universal Television.
That Damn Michael Che uses sketches and vignettes to illustrate what it feels like to experience various everyday situations including racial profiling, unemployment, falling in love and more, from Che’s perspective. It features SNL cast members Cecily Strong, Heidi Gardner, Colin Quinn, Ellen Cleghorne and Che’s “Weekend Update” co-anchor Colin Jost, along with guest stars Omari Hardwick, Geoffrey Owens, Godfrey, Billy Porter and Method Man.
That Damn Michael Che is produced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, Broadway Video and Irony Point with Che, Michaels, Erin Doyle and Oz Rodriguez serving as executive producers.
That Damn Michael Che premieres May 6 on HBO Max.
Check out the clip above.
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