‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ Returning to HBO for Second Season

A Black Lady Sketch Show (HBO)

A Black Lady Sketch Show is coming back for a second season, the show announced Tuesday on its Twitter feed.

HBO renewed the half-hour comedy series from creator Robin Thede, just weeks after its August 2 premiere.

The show features sketches performed by a core cast of black women, including Thede, Ashley Nicole Black (Full Frontal With Samantha Bee), Gabrielle Dennis (Luke Cage, The Bobby Brown Story) and Quinta Brunson (iZombie). Thede executive produces along with Issa Rae.

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Each week the cast is joined by celebrity guests, including Angela Bassett, David Alan Grier, Laverne Cox, Tia Mowry, Lena Waithe, Aja Naomi King, Patti Labelle, Loretta Devine, Gina Torres, Marsai Martin, Yvette Nicole Brown, Kelly Rowland and Larry Wilmore.

A Black Lady Sketch Show airs Fridays at 11 p.m. ET on HBO.