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Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas

By Mark Dolan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Host's relaxed vibe is a welcome alternative in late night.

TV HBO Comedy 2018
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Smart, funny, and delivered in an understated tone unlike any other topical issue comedy show, this late-night series vibrates on its own unique frequency. It's like the content of 60 Minutes presented in the subtle, offbeat tone of Atlanta -- segments unfold and are given space to breathe in ways we don't usually see. Departing from the typical format where a guy sits at a desk and takes potshots at the absurdities of today's political landscape, Cenac takes a more journalistic approach and ventures out to do field reporting, interviewing individuals close to the topic of discussion. Overall, it's Cenac's easy delivery and complete lack of bombast that make Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas one to watch. With his effortless ability to pose questions in ways that really make you think, Cenac feels like the coolest teacher you ever had in school.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: April 13, 2018
  • Cast: Wyatt Cenac
  • Network: HBO
  • Genre: Comedy
  • TV rating: TV-MA
  • Last updated: October 13, 2022

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