Kevin Hart has teamed up with BET for a comic view reboot with comic book veterans Mike Epps, Tommy Davidson and newcomer Tip “TI” Harris.
The revival was filmed over the weekend at Hart’s 44th birthday celebration in Las Vegas.
In living color Alum Tommy Davidson was among the artists taking the stage and shared details in a tweet on July 9.
“Thank you @KevinHart4real for headlining me on tonight’s #ComicView revival show with the @BET air date to be announced soon,” Davidson writing on Twitter.
Rapper TI, who ventured into comedy last year, has also performed according to BET.com. The outlet said comedian and actor Mike Epps hosted the event, which included appearances from DC Young Fly, Bresha Webb and Taccara Williams.
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comic view aired on BET from 1992 to 2008 and returned from 2012 to 2014. The stand-up comedy franchise provided a national platform for up-and-coming comics and was hosted by Kevin Hart, DL Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, Sommore, Don’ DC Curry, Rickey Smiley, Sheryl Underwood and other familiar faces.
hart anime comic view in 2008 and recently said Variety he can’t wait to bring the show back.
“I am thrilled to partner with BET for the return of comic view as part of Hartbeat Weekend making this not-to-be-missed celebration of comedy, music and culture,” he said in a statement to the outlet. “Having hosted comic view In the past, I understand firsthand the incredible platform this franchise provides for comedians to showcase their talents on the national stage, and I’m excited to continue that tradition in Las Vegas.
A first date for the comic view the restart will be announced later.
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