Robin Thede Says Her HBO Series, A Black Lady Sketch Show, Has a More Clever Title Than You Think

Plus, how she bounced back after BET canceled her late-night show

One year ago, BET pulled the plug on Robin Thede’s critically-acclaimed late-night series, The Rundown With Robin Thede. Now the comedian (formerly head writer for The Queen Latifah Show and The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore) has bounced back with A Black Lady Sketch Show, a—you guessed it—sketch show featuring four black women (Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis and Quinta Brunson) that premieres Friday, Aug.

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