‘Private School Negro’

W. Kamau Bell, star of CNN’s United Shades of America, comes to Netflix tomorrow (June 26) with a standup comedy special Private School Negro.

Bell covers topics including parenting in the Trump era, “free speech” dustups, “woke” children’s TV and his fear of going off the grid.

Two years ago, Bell’s first standup special Semi-Prominent Negro ran on Showtime. Directed by Morgan Spurlock, it’s currently unavailable for streaming, but we retrieved a trailer:

United Shades of America, which won last year’s Emmy for Unstructured Reality Program, is currently in its third season Sunday nights on CNN. Hulu subscribers can also stream the first two seasons (16 episodes). Here’s a show sample, from last week’s episode:

Bell also hosted the late-night series Totally Biased, which ran first on FX during 2012 to 2013 and then on FXX the following season.

You can purchase the 26 FX episodes for $1.99 each or $29.99 for the entire season from Google PlayVudu or Amazon,

Here’s the first episode:

For Bell’s latest, Netflix subscribers can go to netflix.com/PrivateSchoolNegro starting Tuesday, June 26.

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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