On Monday, Comedian Quincy Jones appeared on Ellen and received the news that his wish to perform a stand-up comedy special will become a reality. In July, he was given a year to live following a diagnosis of Stage 4 mesothelioma cancer. Ellen, who began as a stand-up and has the show-business power of an immortal, arranged for his special to air on HBO. That's a big deal, as recent HBO stand-up specials include major names like Amy Schumer and Louis C.K. Jones was naturally ecstatic to hear the news:

Sources: Los Angeles Times | The Ellen Show