LIL REL TO HEADLINE HIS FIRST HBO STAND-UP COMEDY SPECIAL

Comedian, actor, writer and producer Lil Rel will star in his first HBO stand-up comedy special, it was announced today by Nina Rosenstein, executive vice president, HBO Programming. To be taped before a live audience in Los Angeles next month, the exclusive hour-long presentation will be executive produced by Lil Rel, Jerrod Carmichael, Bo Burnham, Chris Storer, Jeff Tomsic and Avi Gilbert.

“Rel brings such a funny perspective to his storytelling and we’re so happy to be working with him on his first HBO special,” said Rosenstein.

Lil Rel’s previous credits include the Oscar®-winning “Get Out,” the record-breaking hit “Bird Box” and HBO’s “Insecure.”

The special will be produced for HBO by Ashley LLC; executive producers, Lil Rel, Jerrod Carmichael, Bo Burnham, Chris Storer, Jeff Tomsic and Avi Gilbert; produced by Matt Vaughn; directed by Jerrod Carmichael.

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