South Side

Outstanding Comedy Series


South Side is an aspirational, scripted comedy following two friends who just graduated community college … so now they’re ready to take over the world! But until they do they’re stuck at Rent-T-Own, a rental crossroads where the South Side’s vast ensemble of characters come together.

For Your Consideration



Executive Producers: Bashir Salahuddin, Diallo Riddle, Michael Blieden
Producer: Wileen Dragovan

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Sultan Salahuddin
Bashir Salahuddin

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Chandra Russell

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Quincy Young
Kareme Young

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Zuri Salahuddin

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

Diallo Riddle – Episode 109, “Mild Sauce Meatballs”

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series

Michael Blieden – Episode 101, “Xbox”

Outstanding Writing for Comedy Series

Bashir Salahuddin, Diallo Riddle, Sultan Salahuddin – Episode 101, “Xbox”

Langston Kerman – Episode 104, “The Days The Jordans Dropped”

Chauncey B. Raglin-Washington and Bennett Walsh – Episode 105, “Cold Cases”

Chandra Russell – Episode 106, “Mongolian Curly”

Sultan Salahuddin – Episode 107, “Chi-Town”

Alisha Cowan – Episode 108, “Weird White Murderer”

Will Miles – Episode 109,  “Mild Sauce Meatballs”

Michael Blieden – Episode 110, “Litcoin”

Outstanding Contemporary Costumes

Ariyela Wald Cohain
Mardie Anderson

Outstanding Single Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series

Alex Hanawalt
Diana Fishman
Dane McMaster

Outstanding Contemporary Hair Styling

Eadra Brian
Rukey Styled

Outstanding Contemporary Makeup (Non-prosthetic)

Lisa Jelic-Watson
Melanie Shaw

“100% Certified Fresh”

– Rotten Tomatoes

“The impressive South Side captured real Black life on the South Side of Chicago”

– Complex

South Side is so funny and smart. Comedy Central has a really high hit rate lately.”

– The New Yorker

“Comedy Central’s South Side is a Raucous Summer Must-Watch”

– Vanity Fair

“the show is damn funny”

– The Hollywood Reporter

“The impressive South Side captured real Black life on the South Side of Chicago”

– Complex

“South Side is sharply observed, slyly satirical, uproariously funny — and instantly addictive.”

– Chicago Sun-Times

Sutlan Salahuddin

as Simon James

Bashir Salahuddin

as Officer Goodnight

Chandra Russell

as Officer Turner

Will A. Miles

as Jay-Mal

Quincy Young

as Quincy “Q” Odom

Kareme Young

as Kareme “K” Odom

Zuri Salahuddin

as Stacy

Diallo Riddle

as Allen Gayle


S1 E1 | "Xbox (Pilot)"

Simon and Kareme graduate from community college, but they’re still stuck in their dead-end jobs repossessing furniture for Rent-T-Own.