Comedy Special From JUST ANOTHER IMMIGRANT Star Romesh Ranganathan
To Premiere on Friday, July 27
LOS ANGELES – July 20, 2018 – SHOWTIME will premiere the comedy special JUST ANOTHER IMMIGRANT: ROMESH AT THE GREEK, from comedian and star of the network’s series JUST ANOTHER IMMIGRANT, Romesh Ranganathan, on Friday, July 27 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. Ranganathan’s true-life adventures and preparation for his performance at the historic Greek Theatre were recently chronicled in the network’s comedic docuseries. Cameras followed the UK comedian as he moved to Los Angeles and committed to selling out the 6,000-seat theater. JUST ANOTHER IMMIGRANT: ROMESH AT THE GREEK is the grand finale to Ranganathan’s journey in America. To watch and share a clip from the special, go to: https://youtu.be/k0ydB0ntjRg.
Ranganathan debuted on the British comedy circuit in 2010 and was nominated for Best Newcomer at the 2013 Edinburgh Comedy Awards. Since then, Ranganathan has appeared on multiple television shows and is well-known for his performances on Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week, The Royal Variety Show and A League Of Their Own, among others. Ranganathan’s hit series Asian Provocateur followed his escapades after being sent by his mother to his parents’ homeland of Sri Lanka in an attempt to connect him with his roots. The series earned the comedian his first BAFTA nomination. In 2016 Ranganathan embarked on his solo tour “Irrational” and was awarded Ents24 Hardest Working Comedian of the Year.
JUST ANOTHER IMMIGRANT: ROMESH AT THE GREEK is produced by Renegade for Showtime. Eric Pankowski (Carpool Karaoke), Benjamin Green (Asian Provocateur) and Ranganathan are executive producers. David Garfinkle and Jay Renfroe (Naked and Afraid) also serve as executive producers.
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