HBO has announced that A Black Lady Sketch Show will return for a fourth season.
The sketch comedy series, created and written by its star Robin Thede, has been renewed after a its third season, which concluded in May.
The official logline of the series for season 3:
The narrative sketch comedy series features a core cast of Black women living relatable, hilarious experiences in a magical reality that subverts traditional expectations.The series stars Robin Thede, Gabrielle Dennis, Ashley Nicole Black and Skye Townsend.
Thede is the creator, showrunner, executive producer, writer and star of the series. along with Thede Issa Rae also serves as executive producer for HOORAE with Dave Becky, Jonathan Berry for 3 Arts Entertainment, and Tony Hernandez and Brooke Posch for JAX Media.
Amy Gravitt, EVP of HBO Programming said of the renewal: “Robin, Gabrielle, Ashley, and Skye brought so much life to each character they portrayed in every sketch. We’re beyond excited to explore even more comedic worlds with a fourth season of A Black Lady Sketch Show.”
Thede said, “A Black Lady Sketch Show has created an indelible mark thanks to the trust and support of the incredible team at HBO. We are ecstatic to be heading into a fourth season that means so much to our cast, crew, and the dedicated audience who so passionately loves our show.”
Ahead of the third season of 'A Black Lady Sketch Show,' Thede was confident its newest season would be its best yet.
“It is hands down my favorite season that we have done. We have 40 guest stars, we have these massive set pieces [and] we’re just breaking the boundaries of what sketch comedy can be, not for black women, but for comedians and for comedy, period,” she told Shadow and Act.
She added, “anybody who watches this season and isn’t impressed has no humor in their body. We explore so many things and it’s our densest season. Between the four core cast members, we’re playing over 100 characters, well over 100 characters, in six episodes which is so dense and fun.”
All three seasons of A Black Lady Sketch Show are available to stream on HBO Max