March 29th, 2012
02:45 PM ET
Chris Rock is passing the mic to another comedian with a new comedy show he's sold to FX.
According to TV Guide, Rock will executive produce a six-episode series starring standup comedian W. Kamau Bell that will roll out this summer, the network announced on Wednesday.
Bell will tackle everything that Rock is famous for, which means plenty of jokes about politics, pop culture, race, religion, media and sex.
Although he's the newer kid on the block, you may already know Bell's name: he's a socio-political comic who started the comedy group Laughter Against the Machine.
In 2010, iTunes declared his standup album, "Face Full of Flour," one of the top 10 best comedy albums of the year.
"I think Kamau is one of the funniest guys out there and I can't wait to work with the good people at FX," Rock said in a statement.
He'll also going to be busy these next few months.
The actor will star in "What to Expect When You're Expecting" in May, and then reprise his role as Marty the Zebra in "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" in June.
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