Created by Sam Jay (Netflix’s “Sam Jay: 3 in the Morning”) and Prentice Penny (HBO’s “Insecure”), the series features a new take on the late-night talk show format and uses afresh lens to plunge into the cultural issues that divide us. Each week, Sam hosts a party at her apartment, where she and her guests explore current topics. Conversations are further expanded upon throughout the episode with additional interviews, sketches, and animation. In an era of discord, Sam sets out to listen, learn, and ask questions to those with different perspectives.
HBO’s late-night talk show series PAUSE WITH SAM JAY has been renewed for a second season. Season 1 debuted in May of this year. Nina Rosenstein, executive vice president, HBO Programming quote: “PAUSE is such a completely unique format, it’s the perfect platform
Emmy®-nominated writer and stand-up comedian Sam Jay hosts the six-episode, half hour HBO late night talk series, PAUSE WITH SAM JAY, debuting FRIDAY, MAY 21 (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET/PT). The series will air on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max. Created by