Tonight, HBO will air their new series The Shop. It is a series that came from LeBron James online video testimonials called Uninterrupted. The Shop features LeBron James and his business partner Maverick Carter talking sports, business, music, and many other topics with celebrities who of various backgrounds. The trailer features well-known celebrities such as comedian Jon Stewart, Snoop Dogg, running back Alvin Kamara of the New Orleans Saints, Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckman Jr., and Los Angeles Sparks star Candace Parker. The series is set to have an eight-episode first season produced by LeBron James, Maverick Carter, and HBO.
If you grew up waiting in line at the barbershop to get a haircut, you know of barbershop culture. The barbershop is where you get to voice opinions on real life concerns and everyday topics with people who may or may not agree with you. It is the true epitome of free speech and expressing yourself. This new series is intriguing because it gives you the chance to see your favorite celebrities, artist, and athletes sit down and talk about life showing you how similar they are to the common fan. “’The Shop’ is exactly why we created Uninterrupted…Anyone who has been in a real barbershop, like the ones where I grew up, knows why this show can be so incredible. I’m really excited HBO believed in our idea and is helping us create something special.” says LeBron James.
No topic is too big or too small to talk about, check out the trailer below. The series will premiere tonight August 28 at 11pm ET on HBO.