There’s no slowing down for Hasan Minhaj.
On Thursday, Netflix finally revealed main points of the comic’s upcoming display, “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj.” It’s slated to premiere on Sunday, Oct. 28. Consistent with the streaming massive, the display will discover the “fashionable cultural and political panorama with intensity and sincerity.” Each and every week, Minhaj will glance into the “better developments shaping our fragmented global” along with his “distinctive comedic voice and storytelling talent.”
“Patriot Act” was once in the beginning introduced in March, and Netflix has reportedly committed to 32 episodes.
Minhaj is the primary Indian-American to helm his personal weekly comedy collection.
“I’m overjoyed to be becoming a member of the Netflix circle of relatives as the rustic braces for any other election season — and such as you, I will not wait to determine who [Russian President Vladimir] Putin alternatives this time,” he mentioned in a commentary when the display was once first introduced.
The comic rose in reputation after becoming a member of “The Day by day Display” in 2014, as considered one of then-host Jon Stewart’s remaining hires. A number of of that program’s former “correspondents” have long gone directly to host their very own displays, together with Michelle Wolf at Netflix (“The Ruin With Michelle Wolf”).
Since his “Day by day Display” debut, Minhaj has additionally toured around the nation along with his one-man display “Homecoming King,” which in the end landed at Netflix as a one-hour particular. He received a Peabody Award for that particular.
In 2017, Minhaj hosted the White Space Correspondents’ Affiliation dinner. His extensively praised roast of President Donald Trump (who was once no longer in attendance) and the management introduced the comic additional into the nationwide highlight.
Minhaj will go out “The Day by day Display” upfront of his Netflix collection debut, consistent with The Hollywood Reporter. He’s additionally starting a 16-city North American excursion, “Sooner than the Typhoon,” on Aug. 11.