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[06/26/20 - 12:30 PM]
BET Renews Lena Waithe's Breakout Hit "Twenties" for Season 2 and Announces Season 1 Streaming on Showtime This July
"I'm looking forward to continuing this journey with this amazing group of people and our incredible viewers," said Waithe.

[08/01/19 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 1
Updates include: Jason Clarke to play Jerry West in HBO's "Showtime"; JoAnna Garcia Swisher signs onto Netflix's "Sweet Magnolias"; and Sean "Big Sean" Anderson rounds out cast of BET's "Twenties."

[04/15/19 - 09:00 AM]
BET Networks Announces Continued Partnership with Emmy(R) Award-Winning Creator, Writer, and Actor Lena Waithe on New Original Series "Twenties"
The project was originally shot as a pilot for TBS last year.

[09/25/18 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 25
Updates include: Justin Cornwell to star in NBC's "The InBetween"; TBS's "Twenties" sets principal cast; and Pop passes on comedy pilot "The Demons of Dorian Gunn."

[02/14/18 - 10:01 AM]
TBS Lands "Twenties" Pilot from Emmy(R) Winning Writer and "Master of None" Star Lena Waithe
"Twenties" is a single-camera comedy that follows the adventures of a queer black girl, Hattie, and her two straight best friends, Marie and Nia, who spend most of their days talking shit and chasing their dreams.

[07/01/14 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 1
Updates include: Lena Waithe to bring "Twenties" to BET; Devon Aoki to recur on The CW's "Arrow"; and Colin Farrell to executive produce "Stillwater" at HBO.







TWENTIES (BET)
Returns in TBA 2021 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/4/20 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2021/2022 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2020-21 season (the show's second) on 6/26/20
DESCRIPTION:
(from BET's press release, June 2020) Today, BET announced the second season pickup of Lena Waithe's breakout hit "Twenties", as well as an FYC partnership with Showtime, which will air season one starting July 6th. After premiering to critical acclaim and ranking as the #1 new comedy series on cable for African-Americans 18-49*, "Twenties" is receiving buzz for Lena Waithe's creative direction and Jonica T. Gibbs' star-making performance. The scripted series created and written by Waithe, stars Gibbs as Hattie, a queer black girl who is chasing her dreams of being a screenwriter in Los Angeles alongside her two best friends, Marie and Nia, played by Christina Elmore ("Insecure") and Gabrielle Graham ("Possessor") respectively. While they live separate lives, the girls lean on each other for guidance as they navigate their twenties and test the limits of diversity, love and inclusion.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Christina Elmore as Marie
· Gabrielle Graham as Nia
· Jonica T. Gibbs as Hattie
· Sean "Big Sean" Anderson as Tristan
· Sophina Brown as Ida B.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andrew Coles as EP
· Lena Waithe as CRTR/EP
· Rishi Rajani as EP
· Susan Fales-Hill as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Hillman Grad Productions
· Mission Entertainment, The