Showtime Announces New Series About An Orthodox Jewish Comedian


Julie-Rottenberg-Elisa-Zuritsky.jpgShowtime has a new sitcom in the works called “Yank” that follows a young Orthodox Jewish man looking to become a stand up comedian. “Yank” is being developed by two of the women behind the HBO series “Sex and the City”. They are both looking forward to the challenge of writing characters that aren’t so interested in shoes.

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15 comments
cigarsNscotch
cigarsNscotch

It was "passed over" by every network except Showtime.

cigarsNscotch
cigarsNscotch

Would this be considered an Is-Raelity tv show?

WilliamFBaldwin
WilliamFBaldwin

Place your bets on how long till they "Yank" it off the air

WilliamFBaldwin
WilliamFBaldwin

This actually could be cool, if this was a Jewish comedian trying to make it in the Catskills in the 50's.

Toin Coss
Toin Coss

This is got to be ground breaking on so many levels.  A show about a jewish person becoming a stand up comedian....Maybe not so much....Right Jackie Mason

nullzero00
nullzero00

"“Yank” is being developed by two of the women behind  the Showtime series “Sex and the City”."

or the HBO series. 

stoogemcclassy
stoogemcclassy

'How to instantly get an hbo special' is a better title. Cuz, you know, jewwwws

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