After years of attempts that left him on the sidelines, watching as other, less funny Hannibals got their own shows, Hannibal Buress is at last headlining a series for Comedy Central. The network has picked up eight episodes of Why? With Hannibal Buress, in which the comedian will look at “major cultural issues through stand-up, filmed segments, man-on-the-street interviews, and interviews with in-studio guests,” all while answering the titular question, “Why with Hannibal Buress?” (Answer: Because he’s earned it.) Of course, Buress already has a Comedy Central gig as a regular on Broad City, but it sounds like this new show—set to premiere in July, and tape the same week it airs—won’t interfere with that. But that’s really more of a When? With Hannibal Buress question.

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