The New Negroes with Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle Season 1TV Series Season
The New Negroes with Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle debuts on Friday, April 19 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central with a simulcast on BET. Each episode will include stand-up performances from three different comedians and will conclude with an original music video featuring Open Mike Eagle and a guest recording artist, with some guest-actor appearances. The New Negroes with Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle is a socially aware stand-up and music series showcasing a collection of new and established comedians and musicians. According to Vaughn and Eagle, the pair took inspiration for the series and title from the term "New Negro" as popularized during the Harlem Renaissance, referring to Black Americans speaking up, telling their own stories, and affirming their various identities to dismantle outdated assumptions and beliefs.