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[01/09/19 - 11:00 AM]
"2 Dope Queens," From Hit Comedy Duo Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson, Returns to HBO for a Second Series of Four Hour-Long Specials, Starting Feb. 8
Guests include Lupita Nyong'o, Daniel Radcliffe, Janet Mock, Lizzo and Keegan-Michael Key.

[via press release from HBO]

"2 DOPE QUEENS," FROM HIT COMEDY DUO JESSICA WILLIAMS AND PHOEBE ROBINSON, RETURNS TO HBO FOR A SECOND SERIES OF FOUR HOUR-LONG SPECIALS, STARTING FEB. 8

Guests Include Lupita Nyong'o, Daniel Radcliffe, Janet Mock, Lizzo And Keegan-Michael Key

2 DOPE QUEENS, featuring the hit comedy duo of Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson, returns to HBO next month for a second series of four themed hour-long specials adapted from the hit podcast of the same name. Taped again in front of a live audience at Kings Theatre Brooklyn and directed by Sandra Restrepo, the first special debuts FRIDAY, FEB. 8 (11:00 p.m.-midnight ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, followed by three more shows subsequent Fridays at the same time. Guests include Lupita Nyong'o ("Black Panther," Oscar(R) winner for "12 Years a Slave"), Daniel Radcliffe (the Harry Potter films), Janet Mock ("Surpassing Certainty"), Lizzo ("Coconut Oil," "Big Grrrl Small World") and Keegan-Michael Key ("Key & Peele").

The 2 Dope Queens return to HBO with some of their favorite stand-up comedians, including Rory Scovel, Solomon Georgio, Bowen Yang, Jamie Lee, Pat Brown and many more, along with celebrity guests, to talk music, nostalgia, fashion and how to be Regal AF. Throughout the four specials these Cocoa Khaleesis discuss their favorite childhood memories, how to curate the best sex playlist and their favorite fashion moments, all while serving LEWKS and delivering their signature hilarious banter.

The four themed episodes are:

Show #1: "Fashion"

FRIDAY, FEB. 8 (11:00 p.m.-midnight ET/PT)

Phoebe and Jessica chat about fashion moments with Lupita Nyong'o, and the Queens challenge her to a braiding competition.

Show #2: "Nostalgia"

FRIDAY, FEB. 15 (11:00 p.m.-midnight)

The Queens get nostalgic about their old-school favorites, and Phoebe tests Jessica's friendship compatibility with Daniel Radcliffe.

Show #3: "Music"

FRIDAY, FEB. 22 (11:00 p.m.-midnight)

Jessica and Phoebe are joined onstage by Janet Mock, who talks about Ball Culture and her favorite music artists, and Lizzo, who teaches the Queens to play the flute.

Show #4: "Regal AF"

FRIDAY, MARCH 1 (11:00 p.m.-midnight)

Donning regal gowns, Phoebe and Jessica share their latest luxury indulgences and are joined onstage by Keegan-Michael Key for a game of impressions.

The new shows will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners' streaming platforms.

Jessica Williams (@msjwilly) was most recently featured as Professor Eulalie "Lally" Hicks in the 2018 film "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald." She will next be seen in Patrick Brice's "Corporate Animals," opposite Demi Moore and Ed Helms, which will premiere at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Recently, Williams wrapped production on Olivia Wilde's "Booksmart," opposite Jason Sudeikis and Lisa Kudrow. Soon, she will begin production on a cable comedy series, which she will star in, write and executive produce. Her previous credits include such critically acclaimed films as "The Incredible Jessica James" and "People Places Things," and she was the youngest correspondent to date on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." Williams also appeared on HBO's hit series "Girls," and was a writer and performer with the Upright Citizens Brigade.

Phoebe Robinson (@dopequeenpheebs) is the author of the New York Times bestseller "You Can't Touch My Hair and Other Things I Still Have to Explain." Her sophomore book, "Everything's Trash, But It's Okay," was published last fall. Robinson moderated two book events with Michelle Obama for "Becoming" this past year. She was a staff writer for the final season of "Portlandia," appeared on the series "Search Party" and "Broad City," and hosts the critically-acclaimed WNYC Studios podcast "Sooo Many White Guys." She made her film debut in "Ibiza" and will appear in the feature "What Men Want" in February.

Season two of 2 DOPE QUEENS is executive produced by Phoebe Robinson, Jessica Williams, Carrie Byalick, Chenoa Estrada, Jon Thoday, Richard Allen Turner and David Martin; directed by Sandra Restrepo. Executive producer for A24, Ravi Nandan.





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