FilmOn to debut Tommy Chong digital series


Michelle Clancy

| 03 September 2015

FilmOn Networks has announced a new comedy series hosted by Cheech & Chong star, Tommy Chong.

Dubbed Almost Legal With Tommy Chong, the interview and sketch comedy show will be hosted by the actor, best-selling author and comedian, and co-produced by FilmOn Networks and title sponsor WeedMaps. The series will be distributed by, and air on FOTV over DISH Network.

Chong has called it "a stoner's version of Jon Stewart," and said that he will address "anything that affects the pot smoker's status in any way, negative or positive," including his own battle with cancer and experience with medical marijuana.

Confirmed guests include Danny Trejo, Steve-O, Andy Milonakis, Garfunkel and Oates, Chef Roy Choi, Hannibal Buress as well as select guests provided by WeedMaps, such as major marijuana attorney Linda Held.

"I am thrilled to co-produce and distribute Almost Legal with Tommy Chong," said FilmOn Networks CEO Alki David. "His fans are legion, and his comedy has never been more relevant and poignant than now. WeedMaps is the perfect partner to make this happen for the audience."