Jim Carrey is all set to star in the upcoming Showtime comedy show, "Kidding," his first TV series following the "In Living Color" in the early 90s. The announcement was confirmed by the network on Thursday that the half-hour show is set to feature the comeback of the veteran comedian.

"Kidding" is a Comedy Show which will explore the family life of the famous comedian. Further, Carrey is also set to reunite with Michel Gondry, the "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" director. As of this time, the network hasn't given the premiere date yet. However, it was revealed that the TV show will have ten episodes to air.

Executive producer

Apart from being an actor of the Showtime network, Carrey already had established a relationship with the network as one of the executive producers of its shows. Just recently, the series "I'm Dying Up Here" was renewed for a second season and it brought back the comedian as one of the persons behind the scene, Entertainment Tonight reported.

In line with his upcoming shows, Deadline reported that "Kidding" would be executively produced by Jason Bateman. The network hasn't given further details yet; nevertheless, it is slated to return on air very soon. Carrey is set to portray the role as Jeff, or better known as Mr. Pickles on the series.

An icon of children's television

Carrey's return to the small screen has made most of his fans excited.

He would portray the role as an icon of the children's television on this upcoming comedy series.

The show is also set to feature his family life and the way he deals with it. Being known as Mr. Pickles, Carrey would be known as the "wisdom to America’s impressionable young minds." Perhaps, the veteran actor is playing a much significant role on his first regular gig on TV.

According to Deadline, Holstein would serve as the author for the pilot episode and the showrunner at the same time. The production also believed that this role suits the comedian a lot.

In an official statement shared by David Nevins, President, and CEO of Showtime, he added, "With his Eternal Sunshine partner Michel Gondry on board to direct, we are on our way to a magnetic, volcanic and emotional viewing experience.”

Carrey was known for his craft in comedy shows.

He was awarded two Golden Globe Awards as an actor during the height of his career. As he returns to TV, the actor seems to contribute a lot to the network's upcoming ratings. The "Kidding" is his major comeback after his previous regular show in Fox.