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'2 dope queens' rule, the king gets a new documentary, 'flight of the conchords' returns and more news from hbo's winter press tour panels

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'2 dope queens' rule, the king gets a new documentary, 'flight of the conchords' returns and more news from hbo's winter press tour panels

the fire-breathing elephant that is “game of thrones” was not in the room at the television critics assn. press tour (at least not until 2019), but hbo still had plenty to talk about in pasadena during its time in front of reporters at the tca winter press tour. some highlights:the day’s biggest news came with word that hbo had signed a three-year development deal with journalist ronan farrow, whose investigation of harvey weinstein’s sexual misconduct in the new yorker magazine helped light the fuse of the #metoo movement of women coming forward with their experiences that continues to reverberate across hollywood and elsewhere.“2 dope queens” isn’t just a very funny podcast, live show and, as of feb. 2, a series of hbo specials, it also makes for a very loose tca panel. livening up the midafternoon, hosts jessica williams (formerly of “the daily show”) and phoebe robinson (“i love dick”) could’ve charged a cover as they took questions on their four themed hourlong specials directed by tig notaro. in addition to featuring the show’s usual roster of up-and-coming stand-up talent, the show will include guest appearances from jon stewart, sarah jessica parker and tituss burgess. the queens offered riffs and encouragement (“don’t ever neg yourself, you’re beautiful and perfect,” robinson said to one questioner), and feigned leaving the stage after a free association by the duo on one reporter’s name was said to be substandard. “you did not h...