New Specials

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Between The World And Me

Based on Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book of the same name, this special event blends together performances, animation, and documentary footage to explore racism in America.

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Inductions

This year's ceremony honors Depeche Mode, the Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails, the Notorious B.I.G., and T. Rex.

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American Utopia

Experience the filmed version of the acclaimed Broadway show, directed by Spike Lee and featuring David Byrne and 11 musicians from around the world performing songs from Byrne's extensive catalog.

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Coastal Elites

This socially distanced comedic satire spotlights five characters breaking down and breaking through as they grapple with politics, culture, and the pandemic. Bette Midler, Kaitlyn Dever, Dany Levy, Sarah Paulson, and Issa Rae star.

New Comedy Specials

Yvonne Orji: Momma, I Made It!

Insecure star Yvonne Orji celebrates her Nigerian-American upbringing in her debut HBO comedy special, which intersperses her stand-up with documentary footage of a trip to Nigeria.

Ramy Youssef: Feelings
Ramy Youssef: Feelings

The Golden Globe winner shares candid anecdotes about his identity as an Egyptian-American, what the best day of the week to pray is and his father's immigration story.

Dan Soder: Son of a Gary

Comedian and actor Dan Soder brings his honest humor to the stage to talk about his complicated relationship with drug-sniffing dogs and what it’s like to have an alcoholic dad — but a fun one.

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Lil Rel Howery: Live in Crenshaw

The comedian and actor (Get Out, The Carmichael Show) headlines his first HBO stand-up special at a high school gymnasium in Los Angeles.

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Daniel Sloss: X

Scottish comedian Daniel Sloss takes on toxic masculinity in a 90-minute special full of deeply funny observations about gender and sexuality.

Amanda Seales: I Be Knowin'

The Insecure star delves into catcalling versus compliments, a woman's "vagenda," workplace email etiquette and more.

Not Your Typical Stand-Up

My Favorite Shapes

Los Espookys star and co-creator Julio Torres shows off his favorite shapes, ranging from a self-conscious cactus to a The Hunchback of Notre Dame figurine with a dark backstory.

Drew Michael Special HBO

Drew Michael navigates his fears, anxieties and insecurities through a stream-of-consciousness monologue —all presented to an audience of no one.

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Ten years after their series debuted, New Zealand music-comedy savants Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement reunite to perform their classics as well as new original songs.

Tracey Ullman Live and Exposed HBO Special

After inhabiting dozens of comical alter egos over the course of her award-winning career, Tracey Ullman reveals the one role that spawned all of her characters: herself.

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