Pete Davidson to star in autobiographical comedy series with a Yiddish name

Publication titleJerusalem Post, The: Web Edition Articles (Israel)
The series, which will air on NBC's Peacock streaming service, Deadline reported on Wednesday, is a "Curb Your Enthusiasm"-style R-rated comedy that "will combine grounded storytelling with absurd elements," and reflect Davidson's self-deprecating sense of humor

The title certainly makes it seem like Davidson, who found out his father was Jewish later in life, will be mining some Jewish humor for his work — or at least aping the famous "Seinfeld" tagline: "The show about nothing."

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The "Saturday Night Live" star and current Kim Kardashian squeeze has already made a feature-length comedy film based on his life, "The King of Staten Island," with Jewish director Judd Apatow. Davidson's character in that film, like in real life, lost...

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