Review: “2 Dope Queens,” many dope perspectives in HBO variety series
Turning a podcast into a TV special, let alone a four-part series, doesn’t make sense for most podcasts. But 2 Dope Queens isn’t any podcast. The hit WNYC podcast from Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams is part two-woman comedy duo, part improv, part chat show, part stand-up storytelli... [Read More]
Inside the Evolution of ‘2 Dope Queens’ with Phoebe Robinson
Comedian, television writer, actress, and New York Times best-selling author are enviable titles to have associated with your name by the young age of 33. Phoebe Robinson, ever the consummate multi-hyphenate, has not only achieved all of those aforementioned high-water marks, but she’s current... [Read More]
Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson Talk ‘2 Dope Queens’ and More on ‘The Late Show’
Ahead of the premiere of their first HBO special this Friday, 2 Dope Queens hosts/stars Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson appeared on last night’s live Late Show to chat about politics, their thoughts on the big moisturizer debate, and what it takes to be a dope queen (including great hair ... [Read More]
HBO’s ‘2 Dope Queens’ Specials Air in February
Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson’s podcast-turned-series of HBO specials 2 Dope Queens are coming in early 2018. HBO announced today that the first of the four hourlong specials, which were ordered back in August, will premiere Friday, February 2nd at 11:30pm, with the other thre... [Read More]
YAS! 2 Dope Queens Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson fronting HBO specials
The hit comedy podcast 2 DOPE QUEENS, starring Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson, is coming to HBO in 2018 with four hour-long specials. Casey Bloys, president of HBO Programming said: “Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson prove you can be hilarious and socially conscious at the same t... [Read More]
YAS! 2 Dope Queens Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson fronting HBO specials
The hit comedy podcast 2 DOPE QUEENS, starring Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson, is coming to HBO in 2018 with four hour-long specials. Casey Bloys, president of HBO Programming said: “Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson prove you can be hilarious and socially conscious at the same t... [Read More]
HBO Orders Four Specials from ‘2 Dope Queens’ Hosts Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson
2 Dope Queens hosts Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson are heading to HBO. The network announced today that it’s ordered four hourlong specials from the podcasting duo, which are expected to debut sometime next year. “We are so stoked to be partnering with HBO for these specials,&rdquo... [Read More]
New York Comedy Festival announces 2017 headliners for Nov. 7-12
The 14th annual New York Comedy Festival, now in partnership with TBS, has announced its headliners for this November! Among them: truTV’s The Impractical Jokers Starring The Tenderloins at Madison Square Garden; Bill Maher at The Theater at Madison Square Garden; Brian Regan at Carnegie Hall;... [Read More]
How Comedy Podcasts Are Evolving Into More Than Just Talk Shows
Marc Maron brews a warm cup of Just Coffee, walks outside to his garage to meet his guest, and the two sit down to talk about…well, whatever. That’s it. The simplicity and organic nature of WTF, Maron’s popular podcast, gives it an obvious appeal: it’s just two folks talking... [Read More]
How Comedy Podcasts Are Evolving Into More Than Just Talk Shows
Marc Maron brews a warm cup of Just Coffee, walks outside to his garage to meet his guest, and the two sit down to talk about…well, whatever. That’s it. The simplicity and organic nature of WTF, Maron’s popular podcast, gives it an obvious appeal: it’s just two folks talking... [Read More]