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‘Broad City’ Co-Creator Ilana Glazer Sets Stand-Up Special at Amazon

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‘Broad City’ Co-Creator Ilana Glazer Sets Stand-Up Special at Amazon
Ilana Glazer is getting her own stand-up special, courtesy of Amazon.

The “Broad City” co-creator’s first special, titled “The Planet Is Burning,” will shoot on Wednesday at the White Oak Music Hall in Houston, TX and premiere exclusively on the streaming platform.

The critically acclaimed “Broad City,” which she originally created as a web series with Abbi Jacobson, came to an end earlier this year after five seasons on Comedy Central. The duo also recently signed a first-look deal with Comedy Central and Viacom Television networks and currently have two projects, “Mall Town USA” and “Young Professionals,” in development at the former under the new pact.

Glazer announced the special via a video on her 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.
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Ilana Glazer’s First Stand-up Special ‘The Planet Is Burning’ To Debut On Amazon

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Ilana Glazer’s First Stand-up Special ‘The Planet Is Burning’ To Debut On Amazon
In a new Instagram post, Broad City‘s Ilana Glazer unveiled that she is bringing her inaugural stand-up special, The Planet Is Burning to Amazon Prime Video. That definitely deserves a “Yaaaaaaaas queen!”

The special is set to tape Wednesday at the White Oak Music Hall in Houston — the last stop of her eight-city stand-up tour. The Amazon Original will be exclusively released later this year. The special is produced by Nandi Mgwaba, Alison Leiby, Petey DeAbreu and Comedy Dynamics for Amazon Studios, and executive produced by Brian Volk-Weiss, Cisco Henson, Kelsie Kiley and Ryan Cunningham, who is also set to direct.

The Planet Is Burning continues Amazon’s move into the stand-up comedy space, which was recently dominated by Netflix. The streaming platform announced earlier this year that they will release their first special from Jim Gaffigan titled Quality Time. It is set to premiere later this year and
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