Chelsea Handler  to tape her first special in six years | For HBO Max

Chelsea Handler to tape her first special in six years

For HBO Max

 Chelsea Handler is to record her first stand-up special in six years, for the HBO Max streaming platform in the US.

It follows her recent book tour linked to her memoir, Life Will Be the Death of Me, and will cover ‘family, friendships, and her first foray into therapy'

‘No one makes me laugh like Chelsea and we are thrilled to partner with her on this long awaited return to stand-up,’ said Suzanna Makkos, executive vice president of original comedy for HBO Max. ‘We feel lucky to be able to share with our audience her evolution and personal growth that she relays so beautifully in this hour special.’

Handler added: ‘I didn’t want to return to stand-up until I had something important to say. I do now.

 Handler joining previously announced specials from Tracy Morgan, John Early, Rose Matafeo, and Ahir Shah, along with a slate of five specials from Conan O’Brien’s Team Coco.

Published: 21 May 2020

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