John Legend and Tiffany Haddish Join Guest Star List for IFC Variety Show ‘Sherman’s Showcase’

IndieWire | 6/7/2019 | Staff
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IFC’s quest to be the network with the most fictional TV shows now has more material to show for it. On Friday, it unveiled the first full look at “Sherman’s Showcase,” a new series from Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin.

To help give context for the premise of a long-running sketch/variety series that never actually existed, the pair have enlisted plenty of famous names for help. John Legend looks to be filling a similar role to Helen Mirren on “Documentary Now!,” helping guide viewers through the decade-spanning history of a show within a show. Salahuddin stars as Sherman McDaniels, the proprietor of this fictional comedy archive, stretching from the ’70s on forward.

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The show also has put together some impressive musical guests to go along with the long list of...
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