HBO Max to Premiere Anjelah Johnson-Hosted Latinx Comedy Special This Month

Anjelah Johnson is bringing the laughs to HBO Max.

The 38-year-old Mexican & Native American stand-up comedian, actress and former MADtv cast member is hosting a multi-act special filmed during San Antonio’s HA Comedy Festival, the biggest Latinx comedy festival in the world.

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HBO Max will premiere the special, filmed at the Empire Theatre in February, on Thursday, August 20.

The featured acts include Gina Brillon, David Del Rosario, Carmen Lynch, Monique Marvez, Pedro Salinas, Jesus Trejo and Mark Vierq.

Johnson, known her characters of Vietnamese nail salon employee Mỹ Linh/Tammy and rude fast food employee turned music star named Bon Qui Qui,has appeared on television in Superstore and Ugly Betty.