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The special will then be available to stream on HBO Max and Discovery on Sunday (Nov. 27). Oprah and Quinta’s discussion will feature the young actress opening up about how she “got where she is today, her childhood, mentors, and pivotal career moments.”
The interview will also see the former Buzzfeed comedian discussing her critically acclaimed show Abbott Elementary and her historic Emmy win back in Sept. 2022.
The Emmy-winning entertainer recently portrayed Oprah Winfrey in the Roku original movie Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, which was released on Sept. 8, 2022. The movie starred Daniel Radcliffe as Weird Al and followed the comedian’s rise to fame.
In other movie and television-related news, the 32-year-old creative’s sitcom Abbott Elementary recently scored record-high ratings for an ABC comedy.
Quinta as Oprah on the Weird Al movie is perfect pic.twitter.com/sYV3BpJ2Fb
— Rahjer LeBeaux (@geauxhomeRAHJer) November 14, 2022
Deadline reports that after 35 days of multi-platform viewing, the season two premiere amassed an additional audience of 7.5 million, more than double its initial 2.9 million live+same day viewers.
With the record-breaking numbers, Abbott’s season two premiere was named “ABC’s highest-rated comedy telecast in three years” — since the Modern Family series finale.