Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020

Robin Thede's face lights up when she hears that the deliciously clever humor of her "A Black Lady Sketch Show" provokes a laugh-out-loud response.

"That means the most. That's the whole point," said Thede, who created, produces and acts in the HBO show, with its critical raves underlined...

Thursday, Apr. 9, 2020

The HBO hit "Insecure" typically airs during the summer, but series creator Issa Rae has been moving like the Energizer Bunny with a schedule so booked and busy, the show's return had to be delayed.

But for good reason.

She filmed two movies ("The Photograph," "The Lovebirds"). She...

Friday, Aug. 16, 2019

Robin Thede knew plenty of talented African-American female comedians, but only a few were getting hired on popular TV comedy shows such as "Saturday Night Live" and "Mad TV."

So, Thede decided to create her own show featuring some of the industry's funniest black women. The comic-writer-...

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