‘Hacks’ Star Hannah Einbinder Sets Max Stand-Up Special (Exclusive)

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Hacks star Hannah Einbinder is expanding her relationship with Max.

The comedian has set her first stand-up comedy special for the streamer behind the hit show.

Einbinder, aka Ava Daniels on Hacks, will perform in front of a live audience at the El Rey Theatre in L.A. on April 20 with the streamer set to air the special exclusively at a date to be determined in June. (Tickets for the show are already on sale.)

“It has always been my dream to monetize my coping mechanism. Thanks, Max!” Einbinder said.

The news of the special comes ahead of the third season return of Hacks on May 2. Einbinder has earned two Emmy nominations for her co-starring role opposite Jean Smart in the series. As a stand-up, Einbinder previously played festivals and assorted venues around the country. She made her stand-up debut in 2019 on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.

“Like everyone else, we’re blown away by Hannah Einbinder’s performance on Hacks, and we look forward to working with her on her first stand-up special,” said Nina Rosenstein, exec vp HBO programming, late night and specials.

Einbinder wrote the special and exec producese alongside Dave Kneebone, Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim and Janel Kranking for Abso Lutely Productions; Ethan Stern and David Miner for 3 Arts Entertainment; with Sandy Honig directing. Einbinder is repped by UTA, 3 Arts and Yorn Levine.

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