HBO has announced that A Black Lady Sketch Show will return for season 2 on April 23. The six-episode season will air on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max.
As the logline reads, this “narrative sketch comedy series features a core cast of Black women living relatable, hilarious experiences in a magical reality that subverts traditional expectations.
Core cast members Robin Thede, Gabrielle Dennis and Ashley Nicole Black are returning alongside new featured players Laci Mosley and Skye Townsend. Quinta Brunson, a core season 1 cast member, will not appear this season after the industry-wide COVID shutdowns caused a scheduling conflict.
Guest stars this season include the series’ executive producer Issa Rae, Gabrielle Union, Jesse Williams, Miguel, Skai Jackson, Laz Alonso, Omarion, Kim Wayans, Ayesha Curry, Lance Gross, Wunmi Mosaku and many more.
The series is written by Robin Thede, Lauren Ashley Smith, Ashley Nicole Black, Holly Walker, Akilah Green, Rae Sanni, Kindsey Young, Shenovia Large, and Kristin Layne Tucker; directed by Lacey Duke and Brittany Scott Smith.
The show’s first season received three Primetime Emmy® nominations, including Outstanding Variety Sketch Series, Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series and Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series (Angela Bassett).