Issa Rae‘s struck comedy gold once again with the good folks over at HBO as new reports have confirmed the hilarious series ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ – which just premiered on August 2nd – has already been renewed for a sophomore season.
The comedy program – the brainchild of comedienne Robin Thede – is executive produced by Rae and has already become ‘must see TV’ for the premium network in its short time on the air.
Boasting a guest list of some of Black Hollywood’s finest (see: Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, Patti Labelle, and many many more), the series’ inaugural season will be a tough act to follow. The challenge, however, is one the network is more than ready to face says its programming executive vice president, Amy Gravitt.
In a recent statement Gravitt beamed:
“It’s been thrilling to see the audience embrace the characters that Robin, Ashley, Gabrielle and Quinta have brought to life,” she remarked. “We had a blast making this groundbreaking sketch show with Robin, Dime and all of the writers and producers, and I can’t wait to see what next season holds.”
As of time reported, season 2’s production start nor premiere date have been revealed.