Tiffany Haddish Snags 1st Stand-Up Special
She’s booked! In addition to co-starring in the upcoming film, Girls Trip (with Jada Pinkett-Smith, Queen Latifah and Regina Hall), Tiffany Haddish has also landed her first comedy special. TIFFANY HADDISH: SHE READY! FROM THE HOOD TO HOLLYWOOD! will premiere on Friday, August 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. In this hour-long special filmed at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, the Los Angeles native tackles subjects ranging from her early days in foster care and being bullied on the playground to getting revenge on ex-boyfriends and introducing Will and Jada Pinkett Smith to Groupon.
Haddish is quickly establishing herself as one of the most sought-after comedic talents in television and film. She can currently be seen starring in the third season of The Carmichael Show, as well as the upcoming feature film Girls Trip. Up next, she will be starring alongside Tracy Morgan in his upcoming comedy series The Last OG, created and executive-produced by Tracy Morgan and Jordan Peele.
Haddish co-starred alongside Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele in the film, Keanu. Her other film credits include Meet the Spartans, Racing for Time and The Janky Promoters. Her other television credits include recurring roles on If Loving You Is Wrong, Real Husbands of Hollywood and New Girl. Haddish’s comedy has landed her on Jenny McCarthy’s Dirty Sexy Funny comedy tour, and she has made appearances on The Tonight Show, Chelsea Lately and The Arsenio Hall Show. She was an early standout since first appearing on Def Comedy Jam, Bill Bellamy’s Who’s Got Jokes? and Comedy Central’s Reality Bites.
Congrats to her!