‘South Side’ review: The Chicago-set comedy returns, after a delay, for Season 2, this time on HBO Max

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CHICAGO — Shot entirely in Chicago and featuring primarily a Chicago cast, the comedy series “South Side” first premiered in 2019 and was renewed shortly thereafter. But because filming on the second season was delayed by the pandemic, we’re only just now getting new episodes, more than two years after the first season aired. Comedy Central was home to Season 1 and the cable network has since pivoted away from scripted comedy, which is why the show is now on HBO Max. This move is probably a good one: “South Side” didn’t get the kind of traction it deserved initially and being part of HBO Max s…

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