'Phat Tuesdays' on Prime Video: 5 things you didn't know about Bob Saget
Prime Video's upcoming and much-awaited documentary, 'Phat Tuesdays', narrates the story of how Guy Torry opened up an all-Black comedy night at the world-famous Comedy Store. His only intention was for all voices to be heard after the LA riots took place in the 90s.
The documentary is the real story of the many voices that were shut out due to the existence of growing “white” comedy clubs. It's the coming together of black comedy voices and how these individuals eventually found venues in South LA to showcase their many talents. The official synopsis reads: "Docuseries examining the influential 90's comedy showcase started by Guy Torry that helped launch the careers of some of the most famous Black comedians in the industry". Here's a quick look at who's starring in the Prime Video documentary.
Bob Saget was a world-famous American stand-up comedian, actor, and TV host. He was best known for playing the character, Danny Tanner for the popular sitcom on ABC, called 'Full House'. He also starred in the Netflix sequel, 'Fuller House'.
In addition, Saget voiced the narrator, Ted Mosby, on the famous sitcom called 'How I Met Your Mother', on CBS. He was the host for 'America's Funniest Home Videos', from 1989-1997. He also appeared in 'The Mickey Mouse Club' and played the role of Ronnie on the TV show 'Grandfathered' on Fox/ABC Studios.
Regina King, born and raised in Los Angeles, kickstarted her career in the film industry on the TV show '227'. Soon after, she landed a role in 'Boyz n the Hood'. King gained instant stardom after she played the role of Cuba Gooding Jr's wife in 'Jerry Maguire'. She also starred as Will Smith's wife, in 'Enemy of the State'.
Some notable roles of King's include her work in the film 'Friday', the crime TV series, 'Southland', and the animated series called 'The Boondocks'.
Other cast details
The rest of the cast includes Tiffany Haddish, Chris Tucker, Anthony Anderson, Steve Harvey, Pauly Shore, JB Smoove, Lil Rel Howery, Dave Chappelle, Snoop Dogg, Cedric the Entertainer, Nick Cannon, Marsha Warfield, Tommy Davidson, Luenell, Jay Pharoah, and Finesse Mitchell.
'Phat Tuesdays' releases on February 4, 2022, on Prime Video.