Regarding the new season of HBO Max latest comedy hit ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show,’ a piece of news arrived! Here is what we know about the third season:
The Emmy-nominated sketch comedy series created by Robin Thede premiered on HBO back on August 2, 2019, with its first season consisting of six episodes. The first season, starring Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, and Gabrielle Dennis, received a 100% rating on various review aggregator websites, won a TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Sketch/Variety Shows, and three Primetime Emmy nominations. Of course, after all of these, the series was renewed for a second season by the streaming giant in 2020.
As one of the TV series delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ season 2 premiered on April 23, 2021; as its first season did, the second season also received acclaim worldwide. The exciting news regarding the third season arrived just days ahead of the show’s season 2 finale back on May 28.
‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ Season 3 Ordered by HBO Max
On May 24, both the showrunners and HBO Max announced that the three-time Primetime Emmy-nominated series was renewed for a third season. Regarding the renewal of the show, starring Ashley Nicole Black, Quinta Brunson, Gabrielle Dennis, Laci Mosley, and Skye Townsend, creator, producer, and star Thede said in a press statement:
“I’m honored to continue our incredible series and wonderful partnership with HBO, Issa Rae, JAX Media, and our entire producing team. I can’t wait to push the show even further in Season 3 and to keep delivering the laugh-out-loud content our audience loves to see!”
Thede, who is serving as a writer and showrunner as well for the show which is consisting of Black women comedians‘ hilarious sketches, continued as follows:
“I see this show as a budding comedy institution, where Black women can playfully realize, non-stereotypical characters and I am so grateful for the opportunity to continue to create that space for today’s premiere comedians.”
The release date of ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ season 3 has yet been announced.