Issa Rae Presents ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’

Executive produced by “Insecure” creator Issa Rae, “A Black Lady Sketch Show” will premiere on HBO Friday, Aug. 2 at 11 p.m. EST/10 p.m. CST. Robin Thede, of BET’s cancelled “The Rundown with Robin Thede” is the creator of the show that features five black women as its core cast, with a writers’ room comprised entirely of black women.   

The show will put a comedic spin on beauty standards, relationships, and how the world views black women in general. Thede is a member of the cast. The show will be filled with celebrity guests including Angela Bassett, Laverne Cox, Patti Labelle, and more.