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HBO Renews ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ for Third Season

A Black Lady Sketch Show
HBO’s ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show‘ (Image credit: HBO)

HBO has renewed A Black Lady Sketch Show for its third season, days before the finale of the show’s second season, the network said Monday. 

The Emmy-nominated narrative sketch series features a core cast of Black women living “relatable, hilarious experiences in a magical reality that subverts traditional expectations,” according to HBO. Robin Thede serves as showrunner, executive producer, writer and star of A Black Lady Sketch Show, with Issa Rae, Dave Becky, Jonathan Berry, Tony Hernandez and Brook Posch also serving as executive producers. 

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Season two of the series premieres this Friday (May 28). 

“Robin continues to break new ground in the world of sketch comedy. She delivered a hilariously sharp second season, and we’re looking forward to seeing where Robin, Issa Rae and the A Black Lady Sketch Show team take us in season three,” HBO Comedy Programming executive VP Amy Gravitt said in a statement.

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