‘2 Dope Queens’ is Gearing Up For It’s HBO Debut

It’s almost time for us to get our entire life when HBO debuts the highly-anticipated special series, 2 Dope Queens.

The premium channel has released a hilarious first teaser trailer for Williams and Robinson’s upcoming 2 Dope Queens special series, which brings their hit comedy podcast to the small screen in 2018.

“What an amazing idea to have your own special on HBO,” remarks Robinson in the teaser, which Williams followed up with, “This is what our ancestor fought for.”

2 Dope Queens podcast was launched in 2016and is a weekly stand-up and storytelling podcast in which the comedic duo discuss sex, romance, race, hair, New York and Billy Joel with their friends and favorite comedians. The two will exec produce the specials with Chenoa Estrada.

The comedy special debuts Friday, Feb. 2nd at 11:30 p.m. on HBO.  Go ahead and set your DVR and be sure to tune it! This will be epic!

Williams stars in the comedy The Incredible Jessica James, currently streaming on Netflix.  She left The Daily Show last year, after four years of being on the show, to work on a scripted projects of her own including one for Comedy Central alongside Naomi Ekperigin.

Robinson is a is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actress who has appeared in several television shows such as NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers, Last Call with Carson Daly, ConanBroad CityThe Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreTotally Biased with W. Kamau BellBig Morning Buzz Live@midnight with Chris Hardwick and more.  She recently starred in a recurring role on the Soloway’s latest Amazon series I Love Dick.  In addition to her numerous television credits, Robinson created and starred in Refinery29’s web series Woke Bae and is the creator and co-star of the hit WNYC podcast 2 Dope Queens (co-created with former Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams).  Robinson is currently developing a new series for Amazon with writer Amy Aniobi (Insecure) and Jill Soloway (Transparent) titled Homecoming Queen.  




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