A Black Lady Sketch Show is not going anywhere. HBO has renewed comedy Robin Thede for season 3, TVLine has learned.
Pickup arrives a few days before Friday’s Season 2 finale.
Nominated last year for three Primetime Emmys (including for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series and guest actress Angela Bassett), the sketch-comedy narrative series features a core of black women “experiencing hilariously relatable experiences in a magical reality that subverts traditional expectations. ” Thede is creator, showrunner, executive producer, writer and Star; Issa Rae (Precarious) is also an EP and an occasional guest star.
“Manufacturing A Black Lady Sketch Show is a dream come true and I am honored to continue our incredible series and our wonderful partnership with HBO, Issa Rae, JAX Media and our entire production team, ”Thede said in a statement. “I can’t wait to take the series one step further in Season 3 and continue delivering the laugh-out-loud content our audiences love to see!” I see this show as a budding comedy institution, where black women can play fully realized, non-stereotypical characters and I’m so grateful for the opportunity to continue to create this space for today’s top comedians. hui.
Amy Gravitt, Executive Vice President, HBO Comedy Programming added, “Robin continues to innovate in the world of sketch comedy. She delivered a hilarious second season and we can’t wait to see where Robin, Issa Rae and the A Black Lady Sketch Show team takes us into season 3. “
Season 2 of A Black Lady Sketch Show welcomed new star players Laci Mosley and Skye Townsend. Guest stars included Gabrielle Union (The best of Los Angeles), Jesse Williams (Grey’s Anatomy), Mexican-American singer / songwriter Miguel, Disney Channel veterinarian Skai Jackson, Laz Alonso (The boys), R&B singer Omarion, Kim Wayans, Ayesha Curry, Lance Gross (Payne’s house) and Wunmi Mosaku (Lovecraft Country).
TVLine’s cable dashboard has been updated to reflect A Black Lady Sketch Showthe pickup. Are you looking forward to another season?