For whatever reason, there are a lot of new genre comedies TV shows at the moment. The lesser ones are mining comedy solely from their premise. The good ones, like People of Earth, are using its premise to explore characters.
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Video: One of the most unexpected surprises at this year's San Diego Comic-Con was TBS' new alien-abduction comedy, People of Earth. Multiple Gizmodo staffers happened to catch the pilot, and we all liked what we saw: It's weird, it's hilarious, it boasts a winning cast lead by Wyatt Cenac and now it has a new trailer.
Video: The trailer for new comedy People of Earth features sarcastic aliens who call each other "dude" and Wyatt Cenac (of The Daily Show) as a reporter following a quirky group of alien abductees -- while dealing with the aftermath of his own close encounter. It's deadpan, it's weird, and it actually looks genuinely funny.