Written by and starring Bashir Salahuddin (Glow) and Diallo Riddle (Marlon), South Side is set in and around the working class neighborhood of Englewood on the South Side of Chicago.
Season one of South Side is averaging a 1.02 rating in L+3 with African American P18-49 viewers through its first five episodes. That makes it Comedy Central’s highest-rated new series in that demo since the Key & Peele launch in 2012. It’s also the #1 new original primetime cable comedy of the year in the demo and the #1 new cable comedy of 2019 with African American M18-49 (1.23 rating). Overall, South Side is averaging a .35 P18-49 L+3 rating, up +13% from the same time slot average in 2018.
The show follows two friends who just graduated community college … so now