When Jerrod Carmichael was 13, he told his brother about dreams of having a television show. He wanted a sitcom on NBC and it to air on the then-coveted spot of Thursday nights.
Fifteen years later, two out of three of those wishes have come true.
After a recent day of rehearsals on the 20th Century Fox studio lot in Century City for "The Carmichael Show," the 28-year-old comedian scanned a list of production emails on his phone as he sat in a barber chair, getting a trim. Carmichael was preparing to shoot an episode the next day for his own show, on NBC.
The one hitch: It airs Sundays, not Thursdays, although nowadays Sunday is considered the more...