Green’s Dictionary of Slang

show, the n.

(US black) a state of prominence, ‘the spotlight’.

[US]B. Jackson Get Your Ass in the Water (1974) 90: I be goddamned if you ain’t in the show every Saturday raising hell.
[US]M. Ribowsky Don’t Look Back 279: [of major league baseball] [A] coterie of East-West all-stars were to win status as big league timber—six players from the ‘48 game [...] eventually made it to the show.
[US]Ebonics Primer at 🌐 show, the Definition: the spotlight, in the big time such as movies or T.V. Example: See, this is the type of nigga always tryin’ to get in the show.

In phrases

where’s the show?

(US teen) what’s going on? where is the excitement?

[US]Baltimore Sun (MD) Sun. Mag. 10 July 4/1: When an IN asks ‘Where’s the show?’ he means ‘Where is the action tonight?’ .