What’s the buzz about Sacha Baron Cohen’s new series WHO IS AMERICA?
— July 16, 2018
Following its CraveTV debut, the new SHOWTIME® comedy series WHO IS AMERICA? (new episodes stream Sundays at 10 p.m. ET) is making headlines in Canada and throughout the world. Here’s what media, pop culture enthusiasts, and famous fans had to say:
“Be prepared to laugh, cringe and occasionally feel your stomach turn in revulsion.” – John Doyle, The Globe and Mail
“…feels both as richly comic as anything Baron Cohen has done in the decade-plus since Borat and urgently resonant with our own era.” – Daniel D’Addario, Variety
“A distinguished troll of the old school engaged our fresh hell of media manipulation with great aplomb.” – Troy Patterson, The New Yorker
“…Holy. Shit. It’s essential.” – Jordan Peele
“Congratulations to @SachaBaronCohen for reminding us (hilariously) of how very very very stupid we are. That was just great.” – Jimmy Kimmel
“This show, like comedy at its best, is the truth.” – Sarah Silverman
“…mind blowing.” – B.J. Novak
“It’s so funny, you must watch” – Mindy Kaling
WHO IS AMERICA? explores the diverse individuals who populate the United States and features Baron Cohen experimenting in the playground of 2018 America. Baron Cohen wrote and directed the seven-episode half-hour series that has been in the works over the past year.