Actor/director Ramy Youssef, known for appearances on Mr. Robot, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and his upcoming series Ramy, will star in his first HBO stand-up comedy special. The announcement was made by Nina Rosenstein, executive vice president, HBO Programming.

“Ramy is an incredibly unique talent, and we’re so excited to be presenting his first stand-up special,” said Rosenstein. Youssef’s HBO debut will be taped before a live audience in New York City this spring, and will be executive produced by Ramy and Jerrod Carmichael, produced by A24 and directed by Chris Storer.

Congratulations to Ramy and HBO for this exciting announcement!