Phat Tuesdays: The Era of Hip Hop Comedy

Phat Tuesdays: The Era of Hip Hop Comedy

In the words of Anthony Anderson, Tiffany Haddish, Steve Harvey, Regina King and more, Phat Tuesdays tells the unbelievable story of how one man, Guy Torry, moved mountains to launch an all-Black comedy night at The Comedy Store. What started as an experiment in 90’s Los Angeles turned into a breeding ground for today's greatest comedians, elevating Black voices to have their turn on the stage.

Release date

February 4, 2022

Production Companies

Amazon Studios, Grammnet Productions, Original Productions


Jane Noury, Laura Noury, Gabriel Golam, David Noury, Faith Kansky, Stefanie Lin


Reginald Hudlin

Executive Producers

Tom Russo, Joshua Firosz, Darren Toon, Jordan McMahon, David E.J. Berger, Noella Charles, Camara Rose, Devin McGovern, Bishop Moore, Tamara Reid, Jen Mullen

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Who Got Next?

PHAT TUESDAYS becomes a beacon for female comics who recount the sexism they faced. Legends Dave Chappelle, Steve Harvey, and more break down the science behind what it takes to be funny.

Premiere Date: February 4, 2022


This Is How We Do It

Phat Tuesdays launches at the Comedy Store raising the profile for dozens of talented black comedians, and opening doors into film and television.

Premiere Date: February 4, 2022


Hood to Hollywood

Talented black comics found a refuge in South LA when their voices were shut out of more prominent white comedy clubs in the 90s. After the LA Riots, Guy Torry launches Phat Tuesdays at the world-famous Comedy Store.

Premiere Date: February 4, 2022