Star of 'The Carmichael Show' Headlines Treasure Island Fest's First Comedy Lineup | NBC Bay Area

Star of 'The Carmichael Show' Headlines Treasure Island Fest's First Comedy Lineup

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    THE CARMICHAEL SHOW -- Season: 1 -- Pictured: (l-r) Loretta Devine as Cynthia Carmichael, Jerrod Carmichael as Himself, David Alan Grier as Joe Carmichael, Amber Stevens West as Maxine, Lil Rey Howery as Bobby Carmichael -- (Photo by: Matthias Clamer/NBC)

    Jerrod Carmichael, star of NBC sitcom "The Carmichael Show," is among the headliners announced for the Treasure Island Music Festival's first comedy lineup this weekend.

    Curated by humor site Funny Or Die, the comedy tent is called The Blah Blah Blah and incorporates standup sets with live podcast recordings. Tim Heidecker of Tim & Eric fame headlines on October 17, while Carmichael will help close the festival on October 18.

    "The Carmichael Show," which also stars Loretta Devine and David Alan Grier and has been praised for its topical humor, has been picked up for a second season.