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Ramy Youssef Debuts His First HBO Stand-Up Comedy Special

ALSO: Championship Boxing, Robin Hood, Family Pictures, Sister of the Bride, SNL, and more
  • Ramy Youssef in Ramy Youssef: Feelings (HBO)
    Ramy Youssef in Ramy Youssef: Feelings (HBO)

    Comedian Ramy Youssef is having a great year. Following the debut of his well-received comedy series Ramy on Hulu (which has already been picked up for a second season), his first HBO stand-up comedy special airs tonight, which should raise the up and coming comedy star's profile even further.

    COMEDY SPECIAL: Egyptian-American comedian Ramy Youssef shares his thoughts on religion, family, politics, professional athletes, and more in Ramy Youssef: Feelings. Watch the trailer. 7:00 PM ET on HBO

    CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: Live from NRG Arena in Houston, Charlo vs. Adams sees undefeated World Boxing Council middleweight champion Jarmall Charlo defending his title against Brandon Adams. Other fights include Lubin vs. Attou and Ramirez vs. Marrero. 9 PM ET on SHOWTIME

    CABLE PREMIERE: HBO's big Saturday Night movie premiere this week is 2018's Robin Hood. Newly returned from the Crusades, Robin (Taron Egerton) and his sidekick John (Jamie Foxx) battle the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham (Ben Mendelsohn) in this gritty, action-packed retelling of the classic tale. 8:00 PM ET on HBO

    TV MOVIE PREMIERE: Sylvie (One Day at a Time's Justina Machado) and Maggie (Elisabeth Röhm), are married women living on opposite sides of the country in Family Pictures. Both have daughters heading off to college, and husbands who are frequently away from home, but when their daughters become friends while touring a school, the two women learn they have far more in common than they could ever have known. Based on the book by Jane Green. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime


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    • Murder and Justice: The Case of Martha Moxley takes a final look at the infamous Greenwich murder case. 7:00 PM ET on Oxygen
    • The Son rides off into the sunset as the western drama starring Pierce Brosnan airs series finale. 9:00 PM on AMC
    • SNL re-airs its February Don Cheadle/Gary Clark, Jr episode that spawned a presidential tweetstorm. 11:30 PM ET on NBC

    Joe Reid is the senior writer at Primetimer and co-host of the This Had Oscar Buzz podcast. His work has appeared in Decider, NPR, HuffPost, The Atlantic, Slate, Polygon, Vanity Fair, Vulture, The A.V. Club and more.

    TOPICS: Ramy Roussef: Feelings, HBO, Ramy, Ramy Youssef