Felipe Esparza’s First Stand-up Special on HBO Debuts September 20th on HBO and HBO Latino
It’s been a long time coming, but comedian Felipe Esparza, winner of Last Comic Standing gets his first HBO comedy special, Felipe Esparza: Translate This which airs on September 20th,(10:00-11:10 p.m. ET/PT) simultaneously on HBO and HBO Latino to coincide with Hispanic Heritage Month. The special will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.
Best known for a raw and real comic sensibility, actor and comedian Felipe Esparza finds humor in his unique life experiences while discussing topics such as immigration, his ongoing difficulty translating for his parents, being a once-not-so-great single dad while dating single moms, his current challenges in raising his blond-haired, blue-eyed stepson, and more.
The winner of Last Comic Standing in 2010, Esparza has appeared on numerous TV shows, including Superstore (in a recurring role), The Tonight Show, Lopez Tonight, Premium Blend, and Galavisión’s Que Locos, where he made more appearances than any other comedian. His film credits include I’m Not Like That No More, a feature based on his stand-up comedy. His first independent stand-up They’re Not Gonna Laugh at You, which he also wrote and executive produced. Esparza is also the host of the podcast What’s Up Fool?, which he launched in 2014.
The executive producers of Felipe Esparza: Translate This are Felipe Esparza, Lesa O’Daniel Esparza and Christopher Smith; produced by Claude Shires and Stuart Sauvarin; directed by Claude Shires; written by Felipe Esparza.