"Get your black fist and your afro picks ready because it's time for Sherman's Showcase!"
Television has gotten to a place where programming is so daring and ambitious that it's willing to take risks and meta statements on the medium.
There are a number of high concept series that are currently on TV that wouldn't have even made sense decades ago. IFC has delivered a number of comedies that are all predicated on false realities, like Documentary Now! or The Spoils of Babylon. Now Sherman’s Showcase finds its confidence in the fact that it's supposed to have a storied Soul Train-esque reputation to fall back on while the show has fun with its alternate take on a variety show. As much as Sherman’s Showcase prides itself on its heavy concept,