Charlie Murphy (“Charlie Murphy!”) may have died in April, but his comic legacy lives on, not only in the fourth season of Power on Starz, which began airing this summer — but also the forthcoming first season of The Comedy Get Down, coming to BET.
BET had announced the semi-scripted series last year, wanting to repeat the success of Real Husbands of Hollywood with a look at the lives on- and off-stage for the comedians touring North America on “The Comedy Get Down,” namely George Lopez, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, and Murphy.
The first official on-air promo for the series claims it’ll debut this fall on BET, and calls it: “Not reality. Mostly scripted.”
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Hughley shot a few videos from his phone in August 2016 when they all assembled to begin shooting the first season. Here’s a look at their first rehearsal: