'White Famous' is canceled at Showtime after one season
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'White Famous' is canceled at Showtime after one season

It’s one and done for the Jamie Foxx-produced White Famous.

The show, which was headlined by former Saturday Night Live star Jay Pharoah, has been canceled after one season.

It received mixed reviews from critics upon release and only so-so ratings.

The series which starred Pharoah as a talented, young black comedian whose star is rising, forcing him to navigate the treacherous waters of maintaining his credibility as he begins to cross-over towards becoming “white famous.”

The project – based on producer/creator Jamie Foxx (who was a recurring guest on the show)’s personal experiences co-starred Cleopatra Coleman as Pharoah’s character’s ex-girlfriend, the love of his life, as well as the mother of his son. Utkarsh Ambudkar played Pharoah’s frustrated agent who wants his client to do whatever it takes to make it big. Jacob Ming-Trent and Lonnie Chavis also co-starred. Kendrick Sampson, Meagan Good, Stephen Tobolowsky, Michael Rapaport, Natalie Zea also had recurring roles.


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