The show is “a narrative series set in a limitless magical reality full of dynamic, hilarious characters and celebrity guests.”
“A Black Lady Sketch Show” was written by stand-up comedian and writer Robin Thede.
It was executive produced by “Insecure” creator Issa Rae (Thede is also an EP).
The core cast includes Thede, Quinta Brunson, Ashley Nicole Black, and Gabrielle Dennis.
Celebrity guests : Angela Bassett, David Alan Grier, Laverne Cox, Tia Mowry, Aja Naomi King, Patti Labelle, Lena Waithe, Amber Riley, Yvonne Orji, Loretta Devine, Gina Torres, Lil Rel Howery, Jermaine Fowler, Deon Cole, Natasha Rothwell, Marsai Martin, Khandi Alexander, Larry Wilmore, Laverne Cox, Yvette Nicole Brown, Kelly Rowland, and Issa Rae.
“A Black Lady Sketch Show” premieres August 2 at 11 p.m. on HBO.