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BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW, A
Air Date: Friday, September 06, 2019
Time Slot: 11:00 PM-11:30 PM EST on HBO
Episode Title: (#06/106) "Born at Night, But Not Last Night"
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Season 1, episode 6: "Born at Night, But Not Last Night" (season finale)

Debut date: FRIDAY, SEPT. 6 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT)

Two friends come to regret their decision to visit a new black-owned restaurant. A mother and daughter go toe-to-toe in the latest episode of "Get the Belt." "Taskmaster," "Turnt" and "Insecurity" help Krystal through a surprise hot-air balloon ride. Carl and Lori's "special guest" has very specific boundaries. A judge, bailiff, court reporter and attorneys celebrate their first ever all-black lady courtroom. Tensions rise between Ashley, Gabrielle, Quinta and Robin as the reality of their situation sinks in.

Written by Lauren Ashley Smith, Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Akilah Green, Brittani Nichols, Amber Ruffin, Rae Sanni and Holly Walker; directed by Dime Davis.

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BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW, A (HBO)
Returns in TBA 2020 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/2/19 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2019/2020 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2019-20 season (the show's second) on 8/27/19
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, August 2019) HBO has renewed the sketch comedy series A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW for a second season, it was announced today by Amy Gravitt, executive vice president, HBO Programming. "It's been thrilling to see the audience embrace the characters that Robin, Ashley, Gabrielle and Quinta have brought to life," said Gravitt. "We had a blast making this groundbreaking sketch show with Robin, Dime and all of the writers and producers, and I can't wait to see what next season holds." A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW, which debuted August 2, is a narrative series set in a limitless magical reality full of dynamic, hilarious characters and celebrity guests. The show presents sketches performed by a core cast of black women, including creator Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis and Quinta Brunson. Thede executive produces, writes and stars and Issa Rae (Emmy(R) and Golden Globe nominee for HBO's "Insecure") executive produces. Laugh-out-loud funny and not afraid to be controversial, A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW touches on such culturally relevant themes as social norms, anxiety, religion, sex, dating and relationships. Each episode consists of five to six sketches, showcasing the comedic talents of Robin, Quinta, Ashley and Gabrielle portraying an array of dynamic and varied characters, as well as hyper versions of themselves in interstitials featuring four friends stuck in a house during an end-of-the-world event. Unprecedented in sketch comedy TV history, the show is created by, written by, directed by and starring an array of black women.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ashley Nicole Black
· Gabrielle Dennis
· Quinta Brunson
· Robin Thede
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brooke Posch as EP
· Dave Becky as EP
· Deniese Davis as PROD
· Issa Rae as EP
· John Skidmore as PROD
· Jonathan Berry as EP
· Lauren Ashley Smith as CO-EP
· Montrel McKay as PROD
· Robin Thede as CRTR/EP
· Tony Hernandez as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (improv/sketch)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Issa Rae Productions
· Jax Media