Jo Koy celebrates his heritage by telling jokes about life as a Filipino-American while highlighting the culture of Manila. Koy uses this opportunity to shine a light on other Filipino-American performers by welcoming to the stage famed breakdancer Ronnie, Grammy-winning producer !llmind, singer/songwriter Iñigo Pascual, and comedians Andrew Lopez, Joey Guila, and Andrew Orolfo. Jo Koy: In His Elements premieres globally on Netflix on June 12, 2020.
Yesterday, May 28, Netflix released the first trailer of Filipino-American comedy star’s newest special.
“Every element in this show is Filipino,” he said in the trailer where he is seen taking a stroll around the districts of Ermita and Malate and eating chicken adobo at a local karinderya.
In an Instagram post, he said that the show is a special project as it brought him to his home, Philippines.
“This is a very special moment for me.“This is the one special where I was like, I need to go back home, the Philippines. I need to show people where my mom is from.”
“Let’s show ’em how beautiful the country is. Let’s show ’em how beautiful the people are, and let’s just do a show.”
“Jo Koy: In His Elements” will premiere on Netflix this June 12.