Jay PharoahLatest News and Opinion
Posted Monday 4/30/18 at 2:02PM EDT
Adam Pally reunites with Happy Endings creator for a YouTube Red comedy series
Jay Pharoah will recur and Veep's Sam Richardson will also star on the David Caspe-created untitled comedy about a rapper and his close-knit crew.
Posted Friday 3/23/18 at 2:35PM EDT
Bill Hader and Jay Pharoah agree Justin Bieber was the "worst-behaved" SNL guest
“I mean, we both know,” Pharoah said on Watch What Happens Live. “Yeah, it was Bieber,” said Hader. “He just was in a bad place. Maybe he’s in a better place, but then he was in a very … it was rough.” Hader previously detailed Bieber's terrible time hosting in a 2013 interview with Howard Stern.
Posted Friday 1/12/18 at 5:54AM EST
Critics’ Choice Awards host Olivia Munn roasted Mark Wahlberg and did a Nancy Kerrigan spoof of “I, Tonya”
Munn and Niecy Nash toasted and roasted “all the good guys in Hollywood,” which included a dig at Wahlberg’s $1.5 million salary for reshooting All the Money in the World, while co-star Michelle Williams earned just $1,000. “I do want to say thank you to the producers for paying Niecy and I the same amount of money and Mark Wahlberg $1 million,” she said. “He took a pay cut, so that’s really nice and generous of him. Thank you so much.” Munn also did a rap monologue with Jay Pharoah and portrayed Nancy Kerrigan in an I, Nancy spoof of I, Tonya. Kerrigan tweeted in response, "Loved @oliviamunn. She can play me anytime.”
Posted Tuesday 1/02/18 at 7:20AM EST
Showtime cancels White Famous after one season
The Jay Pharoah comedy averaged a dissapointing 1.8 million viewers on all platforms, while receiving mixed reivews.
Posted Friday 10/27/17 at 10:04PM EDT
White Famous is a good show trapped in a bad one
Jay Pharoah is excellent on his Showtime comedy, but the writing can’t help but fall victim to a blatant attempt at pandering to the audience.
Posted Friday 10/13/17 at 11:28PM EDT
Showtime’s White Famous has an interesting premise, but it’s weighed down by “penile self-obsession”
The comedy starring SNL allum Jay Pharoah and produced by Jamie Foxx “should be better than it is,” says Sonia Saraiya, who adds: “Though the show finds moments for sharp commentary about black men in the industry, those are suffocated by scenes in which the presumably male viewer is invited, with (Pharoah's character) Floyd, to stare at a pair of t*ts.”