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HBO to Debut 'Insecure' Final Season in October

Yvonne Orji and Issa Rae in HBO's 'Insecure'
(Image credit: Merie W. Wallace/HBO)

HBO will debut the fifth and final season of its comedy series Insecure in October, the network revealed Monday via social media.

The return of the series -- which stars Issa Rae and follows several Black 20-somethings as they evaluate their relationships in an effort to figure out who and what comes with them in this next phase of their lives -- was revealed in a network Tweet posted Monday, although no specific date was included. 

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Season four of Insecure garnered nine Emmy Awards nominations, including outstanding comedy series, outstanding lead actress in a comedy series for Rae and outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series for Yvonne Orji.

HBO also said this week that hit series Succession will return in October, as will venerable comedy Curb Your Enthusiasm, for its 11th season.

Insecure is executive produced by Rae, Prentice Penny, Melina Matsoukas, Michael Rotenberg, Dave Becky, Jonathan Berry, Amy Aniobi and Jim Kleverweis. 

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