Cousins! Kevin Hart alongside his entertainment company of Hartbeat is teaming up with BET for an official return of the legendary standup comedy franchise Comic View!
For his 44th birthday, Kevin is taking his talents to Las Vegas in celebration of Hartbeat weekend where the show is set to record new episodes paired with a live audience.
According to Variety, the revived ‘Comic View’ episodes will be hosted by fellow comedian Mike Epps. Performances from Tommy Davidson, Tacarra Williams, Tony T. Roberts, Bresha Webb, and D.C. Young Fly are set to take place. Including Atlanta rapper T.I. making his official televised comedy debut.
“I’m thrilled to partner with BET for the return of ‘Comic View’ as part of Hartbeat Weekend making this can’t-miss celebration of comedy, music, and culture,” says Kevin.
“Having hosted ‘Comic View’ in the past, I understand first-hand the incredible platform this franchise offers for comedians to showcase their talents on a national stage and I’m excited to continue that tradition in Las Vegas.”
BET president and CEO Scott Mills says, “We’re excited to partner again with Hartbeat to bring back our culturally iconic franchise ‘Comic View’ during Hartbeat Weekend. Over 30 years ago, ‘Comic View’ set the footprint for stand-up specials and launched the careers of some of today’s mega-comedy stars. We can’t wait to see this new group of talented and rising comedians. We are so proud to work with this all-star production team, including Mike Epps and the impressive roster of talent that will bring you the best comedy you’ll see all year long.”
Sources state Mike and Kevin are executive producers for the new “Comic View,” along with Tiffany Williams and Angela Aguilera of BET.