It’s Wanda’s world, and we are just living in it.
According to Deadline, comedian Wanda Sykes, known for her brand of infectious humor, is slated to executive produce Unprotected Sets, a late-night docuseries for Epix.
If the stories of Leslie Jones and Tiffany Haddish are any indication, it’s that being a comedian is not easy, and this docuseries will most likely showcase that. Taking viewers on various locations like Portland, Atlanta and Minneapolis, Unprotected Sets will chronicle stand-up acts on the verge of being the next phenom in comedy.
Here’s the description: Shooting in Portland, San Diego, D.C., Minneapolis and Atlanta, each episode presents a compelling portrait of a comedian on the verge of breaking out to become the next big name in comedy. The diverse lineup of breakout talent offers insights into the motivations behind baring one’s soul for a living. Their dynamic, personal, and hilarious performances – where nothing is off-limits – will show us exactly how, in their own inimitable way, each comedian turns life into art.
The twelve-episode first season of the docuseries will premiere on October 5.