'Ziwe' Variety Show Sets Premiere Date at Showtime

Writer and comedian Ziwe Fumudoh’s variety show has a premiere date on Showtime.

The network announced Tuesday at the winter Television Critics Association press tour that Ziwe will premiere Sunday, May 9 at 11 p.m. ET/PT.

The six-episode series will feature interviews, musical numbers, guest stars, sketches and other segments, including unscripted and unexpected interactions with everyday people.

Fumudoh previously wrote for Showtime’s Desus & Mero, Our Cartoon President and Dickinson, and rose to prominence with her provocative Instagram Live series where she asks frank questions about race to her guests.

She’s also voiced Kamala Harris and other roles for Our Cartoon President, as well as Tooning Out the News, and appears in Pop Show, which she created and performs at Brooklyn’s Union Hall with original songs off her album, Generation Ziwe. 

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