The Issa Rae-produced show, A Black Lady Sketch Show has been green-lighted for a second season.
The half-hour sketch comedy stars and is and executive produced by Robin Thede (The Rundown with Robin Thede) and executive produced by Rae.
“It’s been thrilling to see the audience embrace the characters that Robin, Ashley [Nicole Black], Gabrielle [Dennis] and Quinta [Brunson] have brought to life,” said Amy Gravitt, executive vice president, HBO Programming, per Deadline.
“We had a blast making this groundbreaking sketch show with Robin, Dime and all of the writers and producers, and I can’t wait to see what next season holds.”
The show is a narrative series set in a limitless magical reality full of dynamic, hilarious characters and celebrity guests. The show presents sketches performed by a core cast of Black women, including Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis, and Quinta Brunson.
Congratulations to all of the ladies!