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Peacock Renews ‘The Amber Ruffin Show’

'The Amber Ruffin Show'
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Peacock has renewed its talk show series The Amber Ruffin Show for a second season.

The Emmy-nominated series, which concludes its first season on Sept. 17, will return to Peacock for its sophomore campaign on Oct. 8 with weekly Friday episodes, said the streaming service. 

Ruffin, a writer and performer for NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers -- the first African American female to write for a late-night network talk show in the U.S. -- stars and serves as executive producer of the series along with Jenny Hagel, Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker.

"We are thrilled to keep doing what we love for another season," said Ruffin in a statement. "Margaritas for everyone!"

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R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.