Broad City fans still mourning the show’s end can take some small comfort in this news: Co-creator and star Ilana Glazer‘s first stand-up special will debut exclusively on Amazon.
Titled The Planet Is Burning, the one-hour comedy special will be taped this Wednesday at the White Oak Music Hall in Houston, Texas.
Glazer announced the news via Instagram:
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I am vibrating with excitement. Tomorrow marks the end of #ThePlanetIsBurning tour, and we’re gonna shoot it for a one-hour standup special for @amazonprimevideo made with @comedydynamics. Can’t wait to share The Planet Is Burning, with you. 🌎🔥 ➡️ @youthvgov ⬅️ VIDEO directed and edited by @kelsiekiley 💙 The special will be EP’d by me, EP’d and directed by @ryanecunningham EP’d by @kelsiekiley and Produced by @AlisonLeiby Petey Deabreu @pdeezjokes & Nandi Mgwaba @qzulou and a very special thanks to Maria Munn @riamunnster 👑👑👑👑
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