HBO Picks Up Specials From Jessica Williams’s ‘2 Dope Queens’ Podcast With Phoebe Robinson

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Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson are now taking their podcast hustle to new heights. Today it was announced that the ladies will be premiering 4 specials based around their popular podcast, 2 Dope Queens. The specials which are headed to HBO will spotlight the series next year.

Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson’s 2 Dope Queens podcast is getting the small-screen treatment. HBO has ordered four hourlong specials based on the podcast set to debut in 2018, it was announced Thursday. “Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson prove you can be hilarious and socially conscious at the same time,” said HBO programming president Casey Bloys. “We’re looking forward to bringing these very funny, talented women and their unique points of view to the HBO audience.” Launched in 2016, 2 Dope Queens 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.