‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ Adds to Cast Ahead of Season 4

A Black Lady Sketch Show Season 4. (Credit: HBO)

Production is underway in Los Angeles on season 4 of A Black Lady Sketch Show.

Core cast members Robin Thede, Gabrielle Dennis, and Skye Townsend are all returning, HBO announced in a press release Tuesday. They’ll be joined by three new featured players — DaMya Gurley, Tamara Jade, and Angel Laketa Moore.

“Angel, DaMya and Tamara are the absolute bellwether for the next generation of comedians! They sing, dance, act and make you laugh! They are going to surprise and delight viewers with their endless talents, and we can’t wait to introduce the world to them!” said Robin Thede, creator, showrunner, executive producer, writer and series star, in a statement.

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Series co-star Ashley Nicole Black has moved on to work on a new series and won’t be returning.

“We are forever indebted to our sister, Emmy winner Ashley Nicole Black, whose contributions as a writer and performer on A Black Lady Sketch Show for three seasons have made an indelible mark on our series and in comedy history!” Thede added. “She will always be a part of our family and we are rooting for her as she continues on her path of greatness.”

The sketch comedy series features a cast of Black women bringing their lived experiences to the screen.

The third season won Emmy Awards for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series and Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming.

Issa Rae co-executive produces the series for Hoorae. Additional executive producers include Dave Becky and Jonathan Berry for 3 Arts Entertainment; and Tony Hernandez and Brooke Posch for Jax Media.

A premiere date for season 4 will be announced later.