Amazon Bringing the Laughs To A Shuttered Nation

Are you looking for a laugh while you are on lockdown. You will have to wait a few weeks for this one but Amazon Studios today announced the launch date for Jimmy O. Yang: Good Deal. The one-hour stand-up special will premiere on Friday, May 8, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. The special will brand the Silicon Valley and Crazy Rich Asians actor to Amazon via Comedy Dynamics, which is producing the show.

Performed live at the Neptune Theater in Seattle, Jimmy O. Yang: Good Deal covers Jimmy’s hilarious interactions with immigrant parents, his thoughts on Matt Damon, and whether ghosts will haunt one-bedroom apartments.

Yang be seen in the Netflix series Space Force opposite Steve Carrell and John Malkovich and was featured the Blumhouse thriller Fantasy Island opposite Michael Pena and in Paramount’s Like a Boss opposite Tiffany Haddish and Salma Hayek.

He is also the author of the book “HOW TO AMERICAN: An Immigrant’s Guide to Disappointing Your Parents,” which documents his journey from his life as a young Chinese immigrant to starring in a TV show. He is also an executive producer of the upcoming Jo Koy comedy Easter Sunday, from Amblin Partners and Rideback. He made his television debut on the CBS series 2 Broke Girls and his first late-night stand-up appearance on The Arsenio Hall Show, where he received a rare standing ovation. Other credits include Life of the Party, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia and El Camino Christmas.