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Old 09-09-18, 06:49 AM
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Based on the life of Lil Rel Howery ("Get Out," "Insecure," "The Carmichael Show"), REL is a multi-camera comedy starring Howery as a loving husband and father living on the West Side of Chicago, who finds out his wife is having an affair. And not just any affair. An affair with Rel's own barber. Quite easily the worst person for your wife to sleep with, because as hard it is to find a good spouse, it's even harder to find a reliable barber. Plus, with the barbershop being one of the epicenters of neighborhood gossip, Rel finds his embarrassing business is known by everyone, including the Pastor (also played by Howery), before Rel can even process the emotions himself. Offering Rel support - that is, when they themselves aren't butting heads - are Rel's tough-talking, no-B.S. best friend, BRITTANY (Jess "Hilarious" Moore, "Wild 'N Out"), and his recently out-of-jail younger brother, NAT (Jordan L. Jones, "NCIS: Los Angeles," "Wisdom of the Crowd"), as well as Rel's prideful DAD (Sinbad, "A Different World," "The Sinbad Show," "Jingle All The Way"), who perhaps has taken the barber news even harder than Rel. After his beloved kids move to Cleveland with their mom, Rel must begin the difficult task of rebuilding his life as a long-distance dad. He also jumps back into the dating pool - and often finds himself the victim of his own well-intentioned hubris. But, ever the optimist, he continues his search for love, respect...and a new barber.

PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Jess "Hilarious" Moore as Brittany
· Jordan L. Jones as Nat
· Lil Rel Howrey as Lil Rel Howrey
· Sinbad as Dad

CREW INFORMATION:
· Gerry Cohen as DIR (Pilot)
· Jerrod Carmichael as EP
· Josh Rabinowitz as CRTR/EP
· Kevin Barnett as CRTR/EP
· Lil Rel Howrey as CRTR/EP
· Mike Scully as EP
Preview of the pilot will air after football on 9/9, then it will re-air on 9/23.
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Old 09-10-18, 09:47 AM
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Re: Rel (FOX) S: Lil Rel Howrey, Sinbad -- premieres 9/9/18

This was terrible. Obnoxious laugh track inserted after EVERY line.
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Old 09-10-18, 11:39 AM
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I did like the opening bit where he was telling all his problems to his internet provider, but the rest was just meh. I don't mind as this will give me one less show to watch on Sunday nights since it takes the place of Last Man on Earth.
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Re: Rel (FOX) S: Lil Rel Howrey, Sinbad -- premieres 9/9/18

Sinbad, wow.

No thanks.
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Re: Rel (FOX) S: Lil Rel Howrey, Sinbad -- premieres 9/9/18

Who is Rel?

Wow, multi-camera comedy.
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Re: Rel (FOX) S: Lil Rel Howrey, Sinbad -- premieres 9/9/18

Anyone watch?

Starts out like when you watch a tv show and they’re watching a fake, bad sitcom on tv.

The canned or maybe live audience laughter was some of the most obnoxious I’ve ever heard.
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Old 09-26-18, 11:25 PM
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Anyone watch?

Starts out like when you watch a tv show and they’re watching a fake, bad sitcom on tv.

The canned or maybe live audience laughter was some of the most obnoxious I’ve ever heard.
Lately someone has been posting on youtube some lengthy outtakes from sitcoms performed "in front of a live studio audience" and it's interesting to hear the natural laughs and reactions from an audience (particularly since they're seeing some scenes performed several times).
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Re: Rel (FOX) S: Lil Rel Howrey, Sinbad -- premieres 9/9/18

Got about 15min into the 1st ep and turned it off. It was weak as fuck. I felt like I was watching a DISNEY comedy for teens shown on one of their Family Channels thanks to the shitty laugh track.

This show is soft as hell. No edge.

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Old 10-09-18, 11:31 AM
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Re: Rel (FOX) S: Lil Rel Howrey, Sinbad -- premieres 9/9/18

Originally Posted by DWilson View Post
Lately someone has been posting on youtube some lengthy outtakes from sitcoms performed "in front of a live studio audience" and it's interesting to hear the natural laughs and reactions from an audience (particularly since they're seeing some scenes performed several times).
I honestly felt that if this show had NO laugh track or had a real audience the "jokes" would have actually worked better..still weak, but the LT would not have distracted.
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Very disappointed by this series - unbelievably generic. Even the canned audience didn't seem to be laughing. And Jessica Moore, referring to yourself as "Jess Hilarious" doesn't make you funny - otherwise I would be calling myself "Hung Like John Holmes" Mike.
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Is Rel a hot comic at all? Cause I saw him fumble all over the place at the Bruce Willis Roast and now this shitty show. Why is he on TV at all?
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Re: Rel (FOX) S: Lil Rel Howrey, Sinbad -- premieres 9/9/18

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Is Rel a hot comic at all? Cause I saw him fumble all over the place at the Bruce Willis Roast and now this shitty show. Why is he on TV at all?
He stole scenes in "Get Out".
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Re: Rel (FOX) S: Lil Rel Howrey, Sinbad -- premieres 9/9/18

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Is Rel a hot comic at all? Cause I saw him fumble all over the place at the Bruce Willis Roast and now this shitty show. Why is he on TV at all?
He was the sidekick in Charmichael Show. Did a decent enough job on that show.
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Canceled: https://deadline.com/2019/04/rel-can...el-1202598064/
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He stole scenes in "Get Out".
Don't forget Uncle Drew
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