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‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ Trailer: Robin Thede Delivers The Funny In New HBO Series

A Black Lady Sketch Show

The first trailer for HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show has dropped and it puts black women front and center to bring tons of laughs and familiar faces.

Executive produced by Robin Thede and Issa Rae, A Black Lady Sketch Show is a narrative series set in a limitless magical reality full of dynamic, hilarious characters in sketches courtesy of a core cast of black women, including Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis and Quinta Brunson.

And as seen in the trailer above, there is an incredible list of special guest stars including the aforementioned Issa Rae, Laverne Cox, Angela Bassett, Tia Mowry, Aja Naomi King, Lena Waithe, Patti LaBelle, Amber Riley, Yvonne Orji, Loretta Divine, Gina Torres, David Alan Grier, Jermaine Fowler, Lil Rel Howery, Edon Cole, Marsai Martin, Natasha Rothwell, Khandi Alexander, Larry Wilmore, Yvette Nicole Brown and Kelly Rowland.

The series premieres at 11 PM August 2. Lauren Ashley Smith, who was head writer on Thede’s BET late-night show The Rundown with Robin Thede, will serve in the same capacity on A Black Lady Sketch Show. She also will co-executive produce. Thede will executive produce with Rae via her Issa Rae Productions, Dave Becky and Jonathan Berry for 3 Arts Entertainment as well as Tony Hernandez and Brooke Posch for JAX Media, which produced The Rundown. Deniese Davis, Montrel McKay produce for Issa Rae Productions and John Skidmore produces for JAX Media.

Watch the trailer above and brace yourselves for this amazing journey of funny.




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