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NBC's New Comedy 'The Carmichael Show' To Tackle Ferguson

NBCUNIVERSAL EVENTS -- NBCUniversal Summer Press Day, April 2015 -- 'The Carmichael Show' -- Pictured: (l-r) Lil Rel Howery,
NBCUNIVERSAL EVENTS -- NBCUniversal Summer Press Day, April 2015 -- 'The Carmichael Show' -- Pictured: (l-r) Lil Rel Howery, David Alan Grier, Loretta Devine, Amber West; Jerrod Carmichael, Star/Executive Producer -- (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Most network comedies, particularly new network comedies, would shy away from covering sensitive subjects like the Ferguson riots. But not NBC's new multicam sitcom The Carmichael Show.

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