A ‘Black Lady Sketch Show’ Makes Sketch Comedy Exciting Again

Robin Thede’s A Black Lady Sketch Show premieres tonight on HBO and if you’ve been holding on to your subscription since Game of Thrones ended, you’re in for a treat. If you canceled your HBO service after the series, well, now’s the time to renew.

A Black Lady Sketch Show stars Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Quinta Brunson, and Gabrielle Dennis, a group of women whose comedic genius comes through in a number of side-splitting sketches.

“I created this show out of pure passion for all the amazing funny Black women I am blessed to work with every day. WE ARE HERE AND WE ARE READY,” Thede wrote on Instagram back in January.

If the cast isn’t enough to convince you to tune in, then we’ve got five very good reasons why you should.

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