Tig Notaro Gets Animated for Real in Upcoming HBO Comedy Special

HBO is bringing back Tig Notaro for another comedy special, except this time it'll be fully animated and expanding across multiple genres of storytelling ability. Tig Notaro: Drawn plays with the unique ability of animation to showcase visually the jokes Notaro is telling and the stories she explains to the audience. The studio behind the animation of the special, Six Point Harness, has worked on previous big-name shows such as Waffles + Mochi and Hair Love. They were selected by Notaro herself to be in charge of that aspect of the special. Tig Notaro: Drawn is directed by Greg Franklinwho has an extensive background in animation from the previously mentioned short film Hair Love to 2015 The Spongebob Movie: A Sponge Out Of Water.

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The trailer itself explains the vibe of Notaro's brand of comedy while mixing in the animation to help guide it along. A unique experience for the comedy fan and for Notaro fans as well. The animation ranges, allowing a whole variety of styles to entertain audiences. The fully-animated special airs on HBO on Saturday, July 24th from 10-11 PM, and then will be available to stream afterward on HBO MAX. Obviously the comedy special is written by Tig Notaro as well as being executively produced at the same time.

"The hour-long special blends Notaro's signature voice and storytelling with a variety of captivating artistic styles as she recounts a hospital bed proposal, a high school talent show gone awry, the repercussions of a dental procedure, unintentionally blowing off fellow comedian Jenny Slate, a road trip with Dolly Parton, and more. Funnier and more animated than you've ever seen her before, Notaro's groundbreaking and fearless comedy comes to life over the course of this visually-innovative special."

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About Brittney Bender

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