Second special episode of ‘Euphoria’ to air in January, co-written by star Hunter Schafer
The second of two special episodes of the Emmy-winning HBO drama series Euphoria will debut Sunday, January 24 at 9:00pm ET/PT. The episode will air on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max. The first special episode, featuring Emmy winner Zendaya and Colman Domingo, titled “Trouble Don’t Last Always,” picks up after Rue left Jules at the train station and follows Rue as she celebrates Christmas with Ali at a diner. It previewed on December 6.
The special episode directed by Sam Levinson, titled “F*ck Anyone Who’s Not A Sea Blob,” follows Jules (played by Hunter Schafer) over the Christmas holiday as she reflects on the year. Schafer serves as co-executive producer on the second special episode, which she co-wrote with Euphoria creator Sam Levinson. The first special episode debuted Sunday, December 6 on HBO and had an early streaming premiere on HBO Max starting Friday, December 4. Both special episodes were produced under COVID-19 guidelines.
Euphoria received three Primetime Emmy Awards this year, including Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series (Zendaya), Outstanding Contemporary Makeup (Non-Prosthetic) and Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.
Euphoria is created and written by Sam Levinson, who also serves as executive producer; executive producers Kevin Turen, Ravi Nandan, Zendaya, Drake, Future the Prince, Hadas Mozes Lichtenstein, Ron Leshem, Daphna Levin, Tmira Yardeni, Mirit Toovi, Yoram Mokady and Gary Lennon; Will Greenfield serves as a co-executive producer. Produced in partnership with A24 and based on the Israeli series of the same name, which was created by Ron Leshem and Daphna Levin, from HOT.