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Sacha Baron Cohen to star in political show 'Who is America?'

Press Trust of India  |  New York 

Sacha Baron Cohen's next release is a political TV show titled "Who is "

In a teaser released on Network's official account, former US Vice appears on camera, saying, "I hope you'll tune in next week for an interview with me.

Cohen also posted a teaser clip on opens with "Imagine if had been undercover secretly filming a new show for a year."

In the clip, the asks Cheney to sign his waterboard kit.

Cheney, an open advocate of waterboarding and other torture techniques, agrees to the request.

"That's the first time I've ever signed a waterboard," he says in the clip.

Showtime's chief executive, David Nevins, said in a statement, "Nobody knows how to cause a stir like Sacha Baron Cohen, and it's going to be fascinating to watch what happens when Who Is ' is released on the world."

Speculations about Cohen's show began on July 4, when the posted a video on Twitter, titled "a message from your on "

The video was from 2012, featuring US criticizing the actor, who he calls "third-rate". In the clip, Trump says that he wished Cohen "would've been punched in the face so many times right now, he'd be in a hospital."

"Who is America" will premiere on on July 15.

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 18:40 IST